• 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
  • 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Starting Date
  • February 2018
  • Location
  • Morwell
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
  • Sale (Fulham)
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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.

Starting Dates

  • Leongatha - June 2017.

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

$20 per unit plus course fees

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.


Placement is required for a minimum of 12 occasions in a commercial kitchen or Training Restaurant or Cafe. Students to find their own placement or with help from their trainer.

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Chefs uniform $85   Knife kit ranges between $160 to $240- Department will assist

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

Course Dates

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

Unit codeUnit Name
Core Units
BSBWOR203BWork effectively with others
SITHCCC101Use food preparation equipment *
SITHCCC201Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
SITHCCC207Use cookery skills effectively *
SITHKOP101Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
SITXFSA101Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV202Maintain the quality of perishable items *
SITXWHS101Participate 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.


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

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


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