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Offering Info

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

  • National Course Code: SIT20416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT20416-01V01-20ORA-003

Location – Orange, March Street

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

05 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

32.2

Duration

9 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.

**COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To successfully complete this course, you will need a traditional full chef uniform with white jacket and white buttons, checked pants and enclosed shoes suitable for a commercial kitchen.

You will also need a lockable took box, preferably plastic with following items: - 20cm cooks knife - Paring knife - Flexible Filleting knife - Boning Knife - Serrated knife - Palette knife - Stirring spoon, wooden or plastic - Vegetable peeler - Pastry brush - Sharpening steel

There is no formalised work placement for this course.

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INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a face to face full time course. You will need to attend approximately 21.1 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 9 weeks (1 term). As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11.1 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assessment preparation and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This is a great course to start your career in the food industry. This is a practical hands on course where you will be cooking each day while learning the fundamentals of food preparation and service. At the completion of the course you will be ready to work as an assistant in cafes, eateries, bistros, juice bars or fast food outlets. You can also move on to an apprenticeship or Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and receive credit for all of the units you have successfully completed.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course. Support services will be provided for any student that requires further assistance for progression through the course in learning support or other areas. If this may be a requirement for you, please speak to your teacher.

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 9.00am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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

There is no additional cost for this course however you will need to provide for yourself your chef uniform and tool kit, which you will keep when you complete your study. The information for these items will be provided to you from your teacher.


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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.

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Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages

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

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Course Location

Orange, March Street
109 March Street, Orange
Phone 131 601

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