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SIT20416 - Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Overview

At a glance

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, cafés, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Thirteen (13) units must be successfully completed - eight (8) core units and five (5) electives.
Availability Mackay CityRockhampton City
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$2,730.00
Unit cost$210.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

This course is Fee Free for Year 12 graduates

Hours of Study

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles include: breakfast cook; catering assistant; fast food cook; sandwich hand; takeaway cook.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Work effectively with others (BSBWOR203)
  • Use food preparation equipment (SITHCCC001)
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery (SITHCCC005)
  • Use cookery skills effectively (SITHCCC011)
  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment (SITHKOP001)
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
  • Maintain the quality of perishable items (SITXINV002)
  • Participate in safe work practices (SITXWHS001)
Electives
  • Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (BSBSUS201)
  • Prepare and present sandwiches (SITHCCC003)
  • Prepare appetisers and salads (SITHCCC006)
  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups (SITHCCC007)
  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes (SITHCCC008)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

CQUniversity Rockhampton, City

This course is available at CQUniversity Rockhampton, City campus.

Classes are held from Mondays - Thursdays each week from 8.00 am - 4.30 pm, at Building B, Room 1.19.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

CQUniversity Mackay, City

This course is available at CQUniversity Mackay, City campus.

Classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8.00 am - 3.00 pm, at Building J, Rooms 5.23 & 5.31.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City VET IN SCHOOLS (VETiS)

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at Rockhampton City Campus.

Classes are Wednesday each week from 8:30 am to 4 pm at Building B, Room 1.19.

VETiS students in Year 12 who are interested in commencing this course from Term 2 2017, can complete the course within six (6) months, but will be required to undertake a practical work placement and dedicate extra hours to study to meet the required training outcomes. 

Course guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to apply for a place in the course. VETiS Course Guide available here.

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates

12 months.

CQUniversity Mackay City VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at Mackay City Campus.

Classes will be held on Thursdays each week from 8 am - 4 pm at Building 1, Room 4.26.

VETiS students in Year 12 who are interested in commencing this course from Term 2 2017, can complete the course within six (6) months, but will be required to undertake a practical work placement and dedicate extra hours to study to meet the required training outcomes. 

Course guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to apply for a place in the course. VETiS Course Guide available here.

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates

12 months.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $2,730.00

Unit cost: $210.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

This course is Fee Free for Year 12 graduates

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

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