SIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery

This qualification caters to trainees engaged in kitchen operations within the hospitality sector, ensuring they are well-equipped to excel in their roles. Designed with depth and precision, it prepares learners new, or with limited experience in the hospitality arena with the foundational skills required for roles such as Kitchen Assistant or Kitchen Hand.

This qualification also offers progression opportunities across various sectors within the Hospitality industry. Potential career pathways include positions like Apprentice Chef. The course is apt for a myriad of employers, spanning restaurants, food service enterprises, and hotel and accommodation establishments.

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Entry Requirements

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices

SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices

SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock

SITXCCS011 Interact with others

SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC024 Prepare and present simple dishes

SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHCCC043 Work effectively in a commercial kitchen

SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

SITHCCC025 Prepare and present sandwiches

SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads

Students will be expected to partake in Cookery Workshops in a commercial kitchen.

Regular attendance is a condition of funding.

RPL is available for this course.

Frequency: Fortnightly workshops

Session Length: 2 hours

Platform: Split between Microsoft Teams and Face-to-face in the workplace or training facility

♦ Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
♦ ♦ Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
– Jobactive
– Online Employment Services
– ParentsNext
♦ Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
♦ Persons and dependents of persons holding:
– a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or
– a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
♦ Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution


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