Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Charles Darwin University (CDU)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Alice Springs||No||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
|Palmerston||No||Full-time internal, Part-time internal|
This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. It provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work effectively with others; Use food preparation equipment; Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery; Use cookery skills effectively; Clean kitchen premises and equipment; Use hygienic practices for food safety; Maintain the quality of perishable items; Participate in safe work practices. Electives: Interact with customers; Carry out basic workplace calculations; Prepare and present simple dishes; Prepare stocks, sauces and soups; Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes; plus more.
About Charles Darwin University (CDU)Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and training and further education institution in the Northern Territory.
Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and the Charles Darwin University in 2003.
The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.
The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, TAFE and VET courses, higher education programs and research facilities.
CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.
Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW) RTO code: Uni; 0373
Certificate IICourse code: SIT20416
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time internal = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 2 years
13 units: 8 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.