Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

cert II kitchen operations
Course Code
SIT20312 (Expression of interest)
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Department
Hospitality & Tourism
Course Location
Morwell; Leongatha
Course Duration
Full Time: 6 months
Part Time: 9 months - 1 year
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Full time; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing

Morwell Campus - February 2013, July 2013 and ongoing

Part Time:
  • February 2013

Morwell Campus - February 2013, July 2013 and ongoing

Times
9.00am - 4.00pm *This course requires some night classes
Enquiries

Sionainn Hayes
Phone: (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: sionainnh@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Alison Lawless
Phone: (03) 5120 4505
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: alisonla@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Hospitality is a people-oriented industry where you'll have the opportunity to build an interesting and varied career in diverse workplaces from small cafes to five star resorts.

In this course, you'll gain the practical skills needed to work in a commercial kitchen. You'll learn food preparation and presentation as well as some basic cooking methods.

Serving real customers in our training restaurants enables you to perfect your skills in an authentic workplace environment. You'll enhance your employability and be able to join the hospitality industry with confidence.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

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

  • Second Cook
  • Assistant Cook
  • Kitchen Hand
  • Cookery Apprentice
  • Breakfast Cook
  • Short Order Cook
  • Fast Food Cook
  • Take-away Cook
  • Catering Assistant
  • Sandwich Hand

Entry Requirements

Individuals may enter SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower level qualification.

  • Attendance at an interview.

Specialist Course Information
All students will be required to have full chef's whites and checks, complete with protective footwear, a knife kit and textbooks. The hospitality department can be contacted for advice on obtaining these.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including written assignments, practical tasks and written/practical assessments.

Opportunities For Further Study

After achieving SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, individuals could progress to:

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes.

Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
SITHCCC101
Use food preparation equipment *
SITHCCC201
Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
SITHCCC207
Use cookery skills effectively *
SITHKOP101
Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
SITXFSA101
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV202
Maintain the quality of perishable items*
SITXWHS101
Participate in safe work practices
*Prerequisite unit is:

SITXFSA101
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Elective Units
*A selection of 5 elective units are to be undertaken.  Please contact us for further information