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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 students with the basic food preparation and cookery skills required to work in a commercial kitchen.

Students will learn how to:

  • Plan and prepare dishes using basic cooking methods
  • Use effective communication
  • Comply with workplace hygiene
  • Adhere to occupational health and safety standards

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.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.


This course is part of the Skills Ready initiative, allowing you to pay just half of the standard course fees for training from now until 2025! In addition, eligible students will have their course fees capped at just $400 per year. Please note that additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Skills Ready page for more information.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.

Other job titles may include:

  • Assistant cook
  • Short order cook
  • Apprentice/trainee cook

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 1 Year
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $511.92 $0.00 $511.92
Concession $151.68 $0.00 $151.68

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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