TAFE NSW

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations - SIT20416

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification 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. This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, caf\u00e9s, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.Possible job titles include:breakfast cookcatering assistantfast food cooksandwich handtakeaway cook.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 13 units: 8 core
  • 5 elective

Subjects

  • Package prepared foodstuffs
  • Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • Participate in safe food handling practices
  • Use cookery skills effectively
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • Work effectively with others
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Participate in safe work practices
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • Interact with customers
  • Use food preparation equipment
  • Carry out basic workplace calculations
  • Prepare appetisers and salads
  • Prepare and present simple dishes
  • Transport and store food
  • Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
  • Provide first aid
  • Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • Re-thermalise chilled and frozen foods
  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
  • Prepare and present sandwiches

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Full-time : 12 weeks
Bathurst College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Bega Campus No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Bourke College No
  • Part-time : 16 weeks
Campbelltown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Cobar College No
  • Part-time : 16 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Coonabarabran Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Cowra College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Glen Innes Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Grafton Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Gunnedah Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Hamilton Campus No
  • Part-time : 12 weeks
Inverell Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Moree Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Mount Druitt College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Mudgee College No
  • Part-time : 17 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 14 weeks
Ourimbah Campus No
  • Full-time : 17 weeks
Parkes College No
  • Part-time : 14 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Quirindi Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Ryde Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 1S semesters
Tenterfield Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 15 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 12 weeks
Wetherill Park College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student: - Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes) - approx. $150

Campuses: Bathurst College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-Full chefs uniform with closed in non slip shoes.

Campuses: Bega Campus, Cooma Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes) – approximately $150.00

Campuses: Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chefs Tool Box $200-$325 - see teachers before purchasing, Assistance is available for learners with barriers purchasing educational tools.- Full chefs Uniform Long sleeved white chefs jacket, checked chefs pants, white half apron, neckerchief, chefs hat, non-slip enclosed safety shoes. Approx. $100 - $200, available from external hospitality uniform suppliers

Campuses: Campbelltown College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: -Full uniform - long sleeve white Chefs jacket with white buttons, checked Chefs pants, white half apron, enclosed boots, white neckerchief and Chefs hat (approximately $100.00-$200.00). This must be purchased at a Hospitality supply store. -Equipment kit - toolkits will be supplied to students and must be returned at the end of each class. If you choose to supply your own, this must be purchased from a Hospitality supply store. Cost is approximately $200.00-$350.00

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC, Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Chef uniform consisting of:- Chef jacket long sleeve - white- Chef hat - white semi disposable or skull cap- Chef pants - traditional check- Chef apron knee-length - white- Chef buttons - white- Chef neckerchief - white- Safety footwear

Campuses: Cowra College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES** You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: - Full chefs uniform - with closed-in non slip shoes.

Campuses: Hamilton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Full traditional chefs uniform: $65- Black leather workboots/shoes suitable for a kitchen: $75

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: - Chefs uniform, approximately: $80.00 - Shoes\boots, approximately: $75.00 - Chef toolkit (optional), approximately: $300.00 Students will need to apply to the NSW Food Authority and pay $30.00 for their Food Safety Supervisors Certificate on successful completion of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices.

Campuses: Mount Druitt College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Chefs Tool Box: $200-$325 - see teachers before purchasing, Assistance is available for learners with barriers purchasing educational tools.Full chefs Uniform - Long sleeved white chefs jacket, checked chefs pants, white half apron, neckerchief,chefs hat, non-slip enclosed safety shoes: approx. $ 100 - $200 (Available from external hospitality uniform suppliers)Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence fee: $30 (If you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee).

Campuses: Orange College, March Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A chef’s uniform and tool kit (approximate cost $400). A full list of requirements will be sent to you upon enrolment.

Campuses: Ourimbah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Full chefs uniform and fully enclosed black leather boots/shoes. The uniform can be purchased through a local catering supplier such as Premier Catering for around $80

Campuses: Parkes College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A chef’s uniform and kit, approximate cost is $400. You will be sent a list of requirements after you enrol.

Campuses: Ryde Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- additional costs will apply costing approximately $400 to cover the uniform requirements and tools and equipment required for practical modules.

Campuses: Sutherland College, Gymea Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Additional costs may apply costing approximately $500 to cover the uniform requirements (jacket, trousers, appropriate footwear) and toolkit required for the practical classes.

Campuses: The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus.

Additional costs associated with this course are: - Tool Box $325 - Uniform $135 - Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence fee $30 - If you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee.

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A uniform: Black long pants (no Jeans), Black long sleeved shirt with Buttons, black 1/2 chef apron, black chef hat, black shoes. Suggested suppliers will be sent out via email.

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student: - Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes) - $150.00 approx

Campuses: Wetherill Park College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Full uniform - long sleeve white Chefs jacket with white buttons, checked Chefs pants, white half apron, non-slip enclosed boots, white neckerchief and Chefs hat (approximately $100.00-$200.00). This must be purchased at a Hospitality supply store such as Fraser & Hughes.- Equipment kit - full Commercial Cookery toolkit approximately: $200.00-$350.00. This must be purchased at a Hospitality supply store such as Fraser & Hughes.- License fee - this covers the Food Safety Supervisor certificate: $30.00. If you already have this you are not required to pay the fee.You may be eligible for assistance if you have barriers to your education - please contact the section for more information.

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Uniform required: TAFE NW Embroidery Polo Shirt $27.00You are required to wear:- Chef's long pants- White Chef's jacket (with white buttons)- Black apron and Chef's cap hat- Fully closed non-slip shoesIt is advised that you start to compile a cooks toolkit that will assist you throughout the course. The Chef's kit contains commercial grade kitchen tools:- a range of Chef knives, balloon whisk, zesters, wooden spoon, scrapers and pastry brush. Toolkits are available from TAFE for use.

Campuses: Wollongong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student: - Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes): $150.00 approx

Further information

This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

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