Course Start Date
17 Feb 2021
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate II in Kitchen Operations builds the technical skills and industry knowledge you need to work in a commercial kitchen as a breakfast cook, catering assistant, fast food cook, sandwich hand or takeaway cook.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn the basics of food preparation, process, storage and service, including how to:
- Prepare basic dishes
- Use hygienic practices
- Manage perishable items
- Clean kitchen premises
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:
- Collaboration and team work
- Effective communication
- Problem solving
- Time management and prioritisation
- Attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate II level
- A strong pathway to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
- Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business
- Takeaway cook
- Sandwich hand
- Breakfast cook
- Catering assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Build your expertise and grow your career with these further study options:
- Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
- Certificate III in Patisserie
- Statement of Attainment in Hospitality Business Skills (short course)
The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations helps address a skills shortage in the hospitality industry and prepare for its forecasted growth over three years to 2023.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
This is a Full time, Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 17.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 16 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1 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, research, assignemt preparartion, and private study
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
This qualification reflects the role of caatering 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, cafs, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.
Possible job titles include: catering assistant, kitchen hand
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am to 3.30pm and Friday from 9.00am to 12.00pm. 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?
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, hat and non-slip shoes) - $150.00 approx
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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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
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITHCCC003||Prepare and present sandwiches|
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.Enrol Now
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