• Code
  • SIT20416
  • Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Online
  • Flexible
  • Work Based
  • Full Time
  • Blended
  • Part Time
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 9 months
    Part Time: 1-2 years
    Flexible: Flexible Delivery in the classroom/ Training Restaurant combined with online units
  • Times
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Starting Date
  • Bairnsdale: 7/03/18
    Morwell: 22/02/18
    Leongatha: 19/02/18
  • Location
  • Morwell
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

In this course you will gain the practical skills needed to work in a commercial kitchen. You will learn food preparation and presentation as well as basic cooking methods to gain employment in this industry. Hospitality is a people orientated industry where you will have the opportunity to build an interesting and varied career in diverse workplaces from small  cafes to five star resorts.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations.

Career Opportunities

  • Assistant Cook
  • Kitchen Hand
  • Catering Assistant
  • Cookery Apprentice
  • Sandwich Hand
  • Second Cook
  • Breakfast Cook
  • Short Order Cook
  • Fast Food Cook
  • Take-away Cook.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Certificate III in Catering Operations
  • Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
  • Diploma of Hospitality
  • Diploma of Events
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • Advanced Diploma of Events

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Participants will need access to a computer and an Internet connection to be able to complete the course flexibly -- Computer & Internet access will be supplied at the individual campus


Course Cost

For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Fee Assistance.

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Materials Fees


Please note:
Tool kit and uniform is to be purchased by the student prior to class commencement.  Material list given to student at time of enrolment.
Interview required.

Specialist Course Information

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations focuses on the basics of cooking which takes students from knife sharpening and precision cutting to a la carte, functions style food and set menu cooking.

Participants study 2 days per week full time at any of our campuses learning basic cookery techniques where they prepare, cook, serve (eat) the dishes that they cook.


Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

To attain this qualification a total of 13 units must be achieved; comprising  8 core units and 5 electives.

Unit code Unit Name
Core Units
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment *
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively *
SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items *
SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices
* Prerequisite unit is: SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
A selection of 5 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.

Course Dates



Practical Demonstrations ,Worksheets , Activities ,Knowledge tests & Third party reports

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