SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

Eligibility: Domestic students
Duration: 12 weeks (1 term)
Study: Full time study with minimum 20 hours per week
Toolkit and uniform: Students are required to purchase a chef’s uniform and a cookery kit
Career opportunities:

  • Breakfast cook
  • Catering assistant
  • Fast food cook
  • Sandwich hand
  • Take away cook
  • Apprentice chef
  • Kitchen hand

Course pathway: Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Study unit: Total of 13 units

Unit Code Unit Name
CORE UNITS
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable supplies
ELECTIVE UNITS
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads