Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Certificate II   NRT
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Start date:
Tue 9 May 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Kitchen Operations course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification is aimed at those who work in kitchens and perform a limited range of limited range of food preparation, using basic cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. You will work in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision, and this course does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks.

    People who complete this course can 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.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Breakfast cook, catering assistant, fast food cook, sandwich hand, takeaway cook.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Tue 9 May 2017
    Course duration:
    10 Weeks
    18 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class a week over 3 days per week . An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday 09:00am to 04:00pm, Thursday 09:00am to 2:30pm and Friday 09:00am to 2:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    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.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SITHKOP001Clean kitchen premises and equipment13
    SITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable items10
    SITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practices40
    SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices12
    SITHCCC003Prepare and present sandwiches10
    SITHCCC002Prepare and present simple dishes25
    SITHCCC006Prepare appetisers and salads25
    SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery45
    SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity20
    SITHCCC011Use cookery skills effectively50
    SITHCCC001Use food preparation equipment25
    SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety15
    BSBWOR203Work effectively with others15



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