Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
- Course Code
- SIT20312 (Expression of interest)
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Creation
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Course Location
- Morwell; Leongatha
- Course Duration
Full Time: 6 monthsPart 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
- February 2014
Morwell Campus - February 2013, July 2013 and ongoingPart Time:
- February 2013
Morwell Campus - February 2013, July 2013 and ongoing
- 9.00am - 4.00pm *This course requires some night classes
Course OverviewHospitality 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 RecognitionUpon 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.
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
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 ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment 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:
- Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
- Certificate III in Catering Operations
- Certificate IV in Hospitality
- Diploma of Hospitality
- Diploma of Events
- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
- Advanced Diploma of Events
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|BSBWOR203B||Work effectively with others|
||Use food preparation equipment *|
||Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *|
||Use cookery skills effectively *|
||Clean kitchen premises and equipment *|
||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
||Maintain the quality of perishable items*|
||Participate in safe work practices
|*Prerequisite unit is:
||Use hygienic practices for food safety
||*A selection of 5 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information