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SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

National ID: SIT20416 State ID: AZW7
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Want a taste of the commercial cookery industry?

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is an entry-level qualification, providing you with the basic food preparation and cookery skills required to work in a commercial kitchen. 

You will learn how to prepare food using basic cooking and preparatory techniques, follow hygienic practices and cleanliness for food safety, maintain the quality of perishable food items, work as part of a team and follow workplace safety stipulations. You will also learn how to source and utilise information within the hospitality and commercial cookery industry and display culture and social sensitivity while in the workplace. 

You will have the opportunity to specialise in a particular area of the hospitality and commercial cookery industry throughout this course, such as accommodation, administration, customer service, commercial cookery and catering, finance, gaming or inventory.  

This qualification can be completed as part of a traineeship and is a perfect stepping stone into the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, which is ideal for aspiring chefs.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Food preparation using basic cooking methods 
  • Hygienic practices and cleanliness for food safety 
  • Maintaining the quality of perishable items 
  • Teamwork 
  • Safe work practices 
  • You are a newly appointed hospitality worker with basic experience 
  • You wish to build on existing food service preparation, cleanliness and customer skills 
  • You are seeking employment or looking to change employment pathways 
  • You have a keen interest in the hospitality and/or commercial cookery industry 

An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Catering assistant 
  • Kitchen hand 
  • Sandwich hand 
  • Fast food/takeaway cook 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook or Jobs and Skills WA.

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