This is an introductory course for students wishing to start a cookery career. Students will develop skills in preparing a range of food items to an industry standard in a range of cookery units.
This basic training is relevant for anyone who requires a broad understanding of commercial cookery within the hospitality industry. Training is provided for work in hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
Opportunities exist for entry level into a wide variety of cookery related positions in cafes, hotels, restaurants and food production environments.
Pathways to further study
The program is broken into theoretical and practical skills. Students will have the opportunity to work with highly experienced teaching staff who have worked locally and overseas within a range of commercial kitchens. The course includes a work placement (assessment) in a commercial kitchen environment.
To achieve a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, 13 units must be successfully completed:
8 Core Units
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others||SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment||SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery||SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively||SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment||SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety||SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items||SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
5 Elective Units
Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.
Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health and Safety procedures must be followed.
This course includes a Work Placement Assessment.
- IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Recognition of Prior Learning
At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.
Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience. When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:
- formal/informal learning
- life experience
- employment/work experience.
You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.
Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.
You may be required to purchase additional materials or stationery for your course.