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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Northern Beaches Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 15 weeks
Ryde Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Grafton Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Moree Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Inverell Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Glen Innes Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Tenterfield Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Armidale Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Gunnedah Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Coonabarabran Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Quirindi Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 15 weeks
Hamilton Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 12 weeks
Wetherill Park College No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Campbelltown College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Mount Druitt College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Broken Hill College No information available No
  • Part-time : 17 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Parkes College No information available No
  • Full-time : 9 weeks
Mudgee College No information available No
  • Part-time : 17 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 9 weeks
Cowra College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Lithgow College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Bathurst College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Albury Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Cooma Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Wollongong Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus Domestic: $4,310
No information available No
  • Part-time : 16 weeks
Bega Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
Ourimbah Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 12 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Grenfell College No information available No
  • Part-time : 15 weeks

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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