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Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

National Course Code: SIT20416

TAFE NSW Course Number: SIT20416-01V01

Mount Druitt

Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
23 Jul 2018


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $4,220
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,050

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

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, cafs, 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.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Possible job titles include Kitchen Hand, cook, chef.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$880
Second qualification$1,050
Non-government subsidised fee$4,220

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

Extra costs associated with this course are: Tool Box $230, Uniform $90, text book $100

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 23 Jul 2018

Full Time: 20 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 am to 3.30 pm for 7 hours per day. Friday from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm for 6 hours per day (subject to change).

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.
You will also need to attend an Information Session. Please select from the following dates (note: you only need to attend one session):

Thursday, 7 June 2018 at 11 am
Thursday, 14 June 2018 at 11 am
Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 11 am
Monday, 25 June 2018 at 9 am
Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 6 pm
Thursday, 28 June 2018 at 11 am
Monday, 2 July 2018 at 9 am
Wednesday 4 July at 6 pm
Thursday, 5 July 2018 at 11 am

TAFE NSW Mount Druitt
Block B, Ground Floor, Room 28 (BG.28)
Cnr Mount Street & North Parade
Mount Druitt 2770

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 assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

18MTD-203 S:23/7/2018 E:7/12/2018

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