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Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

  • National Course Code: SIT20416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT20416-01V01-20WWG-012

Location – Wagga Wagga

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

19 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

17

Duration

16 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 achieve competency in each unit attempted
  • May need additional work placement that will be discussed with you during orientation

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.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend InfoFest on:

Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 10.00am to 5.00pm (anytime drop in)
Location: TAFE NSW Wagga Wagga, Building D, Ground floor, On-course training Restaurant

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a fulltime face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 17 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 16 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 19 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including TAFE Service periods, work experience and private study.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification reflects the role of catering assistants and kitchen hands who use a wide range of cookery skills and knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement under supervision. They work with some independence and under supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a catering assistant or kitchen hand in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools. Possible job titles include: catering assistant and kitchen hand.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

  • Counselling, Library services and Disability consultations.

    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

Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student:



  • Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, and hat) - $80.00 approximately

  • Leather Safety boots - 60.00 approximately

  • Futura Text book - $100.00 approximately


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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.

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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
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
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.

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Course Location

Wagga Wagga
Macleay & Coleman Streets, Wagga Wagga
Phone 131 601

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