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Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

  • National Course Code: SIT20416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT20416-01V01-20WLB-063

Location – Wollongbar

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

04 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

26.8

Duration

18 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 to complete 12 service periods at the Nightcap Restaurant or TEACH Caf? at Wollongbar campus.

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: Wednesday, 11th December 2019
Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
Location: Wollongbar Campus, Building B, First Floor, Room B104

Or

Date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
Time: 9.00am to 10.00am
Wollongbar Campus, Building B, First Floor, Room B104

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 17.1 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 6 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9.7 hours of other study per week.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for individuals seeking work or currently working in a kitchen environment using a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops; and insitutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and school.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including Learner Support, Counselling & Career Development Services, Access Support & Disability Services and Library Services are all available for Students throughout their studies.

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 Tuesday from 9.00am to 4.30pm, Wednesday from 9.00am to 2.00pm and Thursday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. 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

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

You are required to wear Chef's long pants, white Chef's jacket (with white buttons), black apron, Chef's cap hat, fully closed non-slip shoes. It is advised that you start to compile a cooks toolkit that will assist you throughout the course. The Chef's kit contains commercial grade kitchen tools, a range of Chef knives, balloon whisk, zesters, wooden spoon, scrapers and pastry brush.


READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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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
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
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry

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

Wollongbar
Sneaths Road, Wollongbar
Phone 131 601

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