SIT20416 - Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
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.
|Availability||Mackay City, Rockhampton City,|
|Full course cost||$2,873.00|
Possible job titles include: breakfast cook; catering assistant; fast food cook; sandwich hand; takeaway cook.
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
Standard Course Structure
- 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)
- Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (BSBSUS201)
- Prepare and present sandwiches (SITHCCC003)
- Prepare appetisers and salads (SITHCCC006)
- Prepare stocks, sauces and soups (SITHCCC007)
- Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA002)
To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.
This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:
CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes commence from Monday, 5 February and will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week from 9 am - 3 pm each day at the Fifth Floor Training Kitchen.
CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes commence from Monday, 5 February and will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week from 9 am - 3 pm each day at the Willby’s Training Kitchen.
There are six course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to July.
Duration and dates
6 months full-time
2018 VET in Schools (VETiS)
There are four course intakes for 2018, available February, May, July and September.
Duration and dates
12 months part-time
Fees and scholarships
Full course cost: $2,873.00
Unit cost: $221.00
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.
Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.
How to Apply
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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