Course Start Date
01 Feb 2021
23.1 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!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday 8 December 2020||6pm to 7pm||Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06|
|Wednesday 27 January 2021||6pm to 7pm||Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06|
This is a Full Time Blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 13 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, practice and assignment preparation.
This is a blended delivery course that includes connected learning which is run over six months.
To complete this qualification, you may be required to undertake connected theory classes via an online platform such as Microsoft Teams as well as practical skills and assessments at a TAFE College three day/s a week.
As part of this course, you may be asked to undertake role play assessments via connected technologies such as Microsoft Teams and submit your assessment/s electronically to your teacher/s through either the TAFE NSW Moodle or Microsoft Teams.
TAFE NSW- Baulkham Hills will support TAFE students with their learning who may have computer and internet access issues.
Please note: All face to face on campus delivery and assessment will comply with TAFE NSW COVID-19 Safe Guidelines.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are pre-employment students seeking skills to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops or articulate into further training.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Upon successful completion of Certificate II in Kitchen Operations you may be eligible for course credit to study the following qualifications;
SIT30816 - Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
SIT30816 - Certificate III in Hospitality
SIT40416 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
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 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
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
For more information about this course please contact Jody on (02) 9865 1158.
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 from 9.00am to 3.00pm, Thursday from 9.00am to 12.00pm, and Friday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. 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 costs associated with this course are:
- Tool Box $325
- Uniform $135
- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence fee $30 - If you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further information or assistance, call 131 870.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXINV001||Receive and store stock|
|SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
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146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills
Phone 131 601
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