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  • SIT20416

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself on the path to a career in the kitchen with this introductory level course. Gain the basic knowledge required to work in kitchen operations or go on to further study.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Takeaway Cook
  • Breakfast Cook
  • Catering Assistant
  • Fast Food Cook
  • Sandwich Hand
COURSE OUTCOME

SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

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Course overview

Course overview

Get the basic knowledge and skills required to start a career in the kitchen with this introductory level course. This course is perfect if you want to start your career in kitchen operations or go on to further study in this area.

Our highly qualified teachers have experience in some of Australia's most well known kitchens. They are dedicated to sharing their knowledge and will prepare you for a fast paced career in the kitchen.

Learn the basics in food preparation and equipment, develop your cookery skills, and understand the procedures in keeping a safe, hygienic work place.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to continue further studies in commercial cookery.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001
Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC011
Use cookery skills effectively
SITHKOP001
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV002
Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC003
Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC004
Package prepared foodstuffs Townsville Only
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Cairns Only
M00VPC240
Vocational placement Cairns Only
Wide Bay Burnett / Sunshine Coast
SITHCCC002
Prepare and present simple dishes
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese Mooloolaba Only
TLIE1005
Carry out basic workplace calculations Bundaberg/ Hervey Bay Only
SITHCCC003
Prepare and present sandwiches Gympie Only
Darling Downs and South West
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC002
Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003
Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHIND002
Source and use information on the hospitality industry
Gold Coast
SITHCCC002
Prepare and present simple dishes
SITXCCS003
Interact with customers
SITHCCC003
Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXINV201
Receive and store stock
Other
SITXINV001
Receive and store stock
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
BSBCMM201
Communicate in the workplace

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Need to know

Schools students: This is a VET in Schools course. You are required to register your interest in this course with your High School. When your SET Plan is complete and you have been accepted into the course, an enrolment pack will be sent offering you a place.

Students not at school are encouraged to consider further enrolment in SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage). For further information on this program and its associated cost, please contact our friendly customer service staff on 13 72 48.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland