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Offering Info

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

  • National Course Code: SIT20416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT20416-01V01-20HAM-065

Location – Hamilton

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

31.6

Duration

10 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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, cafs, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

Possible job titles include: breakfast cook catering assistant fast food cook sandwich hand takeaway cook.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To successfully complete this course, you will need to:

The cafeteria and Brewery Restaurant on campus at Hamilton provide opportunity for students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge providing meals to real paying customers, allowing the students to gain the required skills and knowledge in an industry relevant setting, whilst learning how to multi-skill and apply a variety of skills within an operating commercial kitchen.

The work place supervisor is required to sign off on the 12 service periods required for SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively .

Total Work Placement Hours will be scheduled within the students timetabled hours.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Time: 12.00pm to 1.30pm
Location: Hamilton Campus, Building A, Second Floor, Room 38

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a part-time day course. You will need to attend approximately 21.5 hours of class, over 3-4 days a week, for 10 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10.1 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, assignment preparation and work experience.

The cafeteria and Brewery Restaurant on campus at Hamilton provide opportunity for students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge providing meals to real paying customers, allowing the students to gain the required skills and knowledge in an industry relevant setting, whilst learning how to multi-skill and apply a variety of skills within an operating commercial kitchen.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are interested in gaining employment in commercial kitchens and working as part of a team in a commercial kitchen environment.
The course structure has been designed to keep students engaged and self-directed for the duration of study.

Students with special needs may require adjustment to learning and assessment strategies.
Reasonable adjustment should be based upon individual needs and abilities which conform to the industry competency standards as outlined in the Training Package.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

    The following additional support is provided for this Student Group: Library services on campus, Monday ? Friday 9:00-5:00pm

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8.30am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. Attendance will be 4 days per week for Week 1.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:



  • Full chefs uniform, black polishable leather non-slip shoes/workboots suitable for a kitchen and fully equipped toolbox: $380.00

  • Other expenses include a Futura recipe resource charge, which will be explained at the information session.


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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
Elective Units
Number Title
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Hamilton
91 Parry Street, Newcastle West
Phone 131 601

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