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Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

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Become a king or queen of the kitchen with the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations. This course will give you the skills to work in professional kitchen environments in the hospitality industry, preparing a range of food and menu items.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
SIT20416
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$3,216 total

About this course

Become a king or queen of the kitchen with the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations. This course will give you the skills to work in professional kitchen environments in the hospitality industry, preparing a range of food and menu items.

Your skillset will include:

  • Sandwich preparation and presentation
  • Preparation and presentation of simple dishes
  • Preparing appetisers and salads
  • Preparing stocks and soups

You'll also learn important skills in food hygiene, keeping kitchen premises and equipment clean, and working in a team environment.

This course is delivered as a School-based apprenticeship or through the VETDSS program.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • School-based apprentices: Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract prior to applying for this course.

Study locations

Seymour - Wallis Street

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the hospitality industry and provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in a number of industries, including:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Catering operations
  • Clubs
  • Pubs
  • Cafes

Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Breakfast Cook
  • Catering Assistant
  • Fast Food Cook
  • Sandwich Hand
  • Takeaway Cook

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.