Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast
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No minimum education
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 TAFE Queensland Gold CoastTAFE Queensland Gold Coast has four campuses and an enrolment of over 16,000 students each year.
The Institute provides nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, including apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and advanced diplomas. With partnerships across 45 industry reference groups and 9 Australian universities, all courses are designed to ensure graduates enter the workforce or university with relevant practical skills. Many of the Institute's courses offer a pathway to university.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a dedicated international team servicing its international students, as well as an IELTS testing facility. Students completing a specialised English program can enter directly into a certificate or diploma course.
Free student support services and commercial training facilities are available.
The Gold Coast has beaches, national parks, rainforests and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. It is 45 minutes by road from Brisbane, Queensland's capital, and has excellent medical facilities, food, public transport and educational services. A wide range of accommodation options is available or, with a homestay arrangement, students can live with an Australian family and practice their English skills.
Provider CRICOS: 03037G RTO code: 0083
Certificate IICourse code: SIT20416
- Full-time internal = 7 weeks
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.
Life after Study
Caterers organise and control the operations of establishments involved in catering and dining, such as restaurants, cafes, cafeterias and canteens.