Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Description

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 and set menu cooking.

Participants study 3 days per week at Hospitality Training Australia training centres. Students spend 1 day in class studying hospitality core units. They then spend another day in the classroom learning everything about the dishes that they will cook in the cooking school. The 3rd day is the practical session held our Cooking School where they prepare, cook, serve (eat) the dishes that they cook.

Students wear a chefs uniform and are supplied with a knife kit.

The 7 week course includes preparing appetisers, salads, sandwiches; preparing vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes; coffee making.

Participants also receive training in everything OH&S, food safety, food safety, food presentation, knife sharpening and cutting techniques.

The course timetable is offered 3 days per week for 7 weeks at Hospitality Training Australia training centres. Students will study this course at our centres at 250 Collins Street, Melbourne (between Swanston Street and Elizabeth Street) and Cooking School, 112 Peel Street, North Melbourne (next to Queen Victoria Market).

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Course Information

Course : Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Course Code : SIT20312
Duration : 7 weeks
Price : $105
Enrolment Pack :

Current Intakes

Course : Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Start Date : Tuesday, 5 August 2014
Induction Time : 9:30am
Course : Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Start Date : Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Induction Time : 9:30am
Course : Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Start Date : Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Induction Time : 9:30am

Location

Melbourne Training Centre
Level 6, 250 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Phone: 03 9639 5551
Schön Café, Bar & Restaurant
112 Peel Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051
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Trainer Profiles

Andrew has 25 years of experience in hotels, pubs and clubs across Australia and is a brilliant trainer. He holds a TAE40110 Training & Assessment qualification and working with children certificate. His most recent hospitality employment experience was with Crown Casino before he made the trans...
Josef began his cooking career from an early age after successfully graduating from one of the oldest Hotel Schools in Europe. His culinary studies were completed in Austria and Germany before setting out to further his passion for food in 4 and 5 star establishments working with high calibre Chefs...
Jeanne is a career chef who holds a TAA40104 Training & Assessment qualification and has over 20 years experience within the hospitality and catering industry. Jeanne loves her students and takes great pride in getting quality results from their input.
Raelene has had the joy of running every aspect of her successful 7 days a week fully licensed café that could seat 100 people, for 9yrs. Instructing staff, perfecting her cooking skills and learning about accounting has paved the way for her next adventure.  Raelene completed her Certificate I...
Tracey’s role at HTA is to deliver short courses, certificate & diploma courses and onsites in both cookery & food & beverage. Tracey’s has enjoyed a hospitality career span over 25 years commencing when she was still completing her Secondary Schooling. Her scope of employmen...
Jonathan holds a TAE40110 Training & Assessment qualification and working with children certificate. He has over 5 years of Hospitality Management experience both in Australia and his native country India. 
  John is a career chef who holds a TAA40104 Training & Assessment qualification and has over 16 years experience within the hospitality and catering industry. John's back round spands mostly in Fine Dinning, Catering for the VRC, Melbourne Grand Prix, Royal Melbourne Show to name a few...
Rory Barnes is an RN with experience in running Emergency Wards. He has a long history in the First Aid arena, beginning with St Johns Cadets as a young teen. In the United States he spent 3 years working with the American Red Cross. He holds TAE CERT IV, Level III First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma...
Mirco has enjoyed a hospitality career span over three decades. European trained, he has worked in international hotels and resorts both in Europe and Australia. He has held various positions in Food and Beverage Management; Maître d'hôtel, Restaurant Manager, Banquets Manager and Food & Bev...
Eleanor’s hospitality career spans over 16 years. She holds TAE40110 qualification and a working with Children’s certificate. Her hospitality career has seen her Head Chef of many well known establishments including The National Gallery of Australia in the ACT, Kitchen Manager of a Rest...
Natalie O'Donoughue, has a TAE Qualification and Working with Children Check. She has worked around the Gold Coast and Melbourne, owning her own restaurant and managing several establishments throughout her 20 years experience. She has a passionate,commited love affair with the industry, from it...
Judith Barnes holds a TAE Cert IV, First Aid level III, Asthma and Anaphylaxis, and Customer Contact Level III. Jude has over 25 years of experience training in both hospitality and first aid.
Manoj has an excellent interpersonal skills gained both during his degree and through work experience. Manoj has earned a Master of business administration (specialling hospitality and marketing) from Victoria University, Diploma in hospitality management from William Angliss Institute of TAFE and B...
Jonathon holds a TAE40110 and is a passionate hospitality professional with over 20 years of experience within the hospitality sector including chef to hotel management. He is passionate about educating the hospitality professionals of the future. 
Dean Sprague holds a Diploma of Vocational Education and Training and a Diploma in Hospitality Management. He has been a trainer for Hospitality studies, cookery, business and retail for several years in both the TAFE, Corporate and private RTO environments. In 2015 Dean will celebrate his 30th year...
Hospitality Trainer   
Gerard Garbe holds a TAE40110 and Diploma of Hospitality. Gerard has worked as a trainer in hospitality and business over the last 20 years.
Eric Luhning holds a TAE40110 and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. Eric is a fully qualified chef with a strong passion for education and training with extensive kitchen experience.   
Gina Djouma holds a Bachelor in Catering and Hotel Management and Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training. Gina has worked as a Hospitality trainer in TAFE and private RTOs delivering and assessing units in Cert IV in Hospitality and Diploma in Hospitality and Event Management. 
Pam Hague has completed a Certificate III in Hospitality and TAE40110. Pam has extensive experience in the credit and hospitality industry 
Haley Gunn is an energetic and highly motivated customer service professional with extensive experience in the food service industry. Her expertise lies in working in fine dining restaurants performing all roles with top-quality service with over 10 years experience in front of house roles. Sh...
Ryan Andrijich has completed a TAE40110 and Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. He has in-depth knowledge of the hospitality/restaurant and fine food industries with extensive experience  as a creative chef and function Manager skilled in catering for large and small events.  

Course Cost

The $105.00 enrolment fee entitles eligible individual students to receive:

  • Student workbooks for all study modules;
  • Full participation in all training and assessment activities;
  • Certificate II in Hospitality, Statement of results and compliance certification;
  • Resume development assistance;
  • Work placement assistance and post training support sessions with students;
  • Cook uniform and safety foot wear;
  • Diary, pen and bag.

Course Outline

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is a Victorian Government funded course.

Course Outline

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others

SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices

SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC102 Prepare simple dishes

SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items

SITHIND201 Source and use information on the hospitality industry

SITHCCC103 Prepare Sandwiches

SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads

SITHCCC204 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively (Passport)

 

 

Employment

Hospitality Training Australia assists students to strengthen their resume and employability. Trainers work with students on personal grooming, interview skills, provide them a resume and they receive short course certification OHS, Food Safety and First Aid to add to their resume.

Students are then directed towards applying for well paid, meaningful jobs within the hospitality industry.

Job Placements Opportunities

All graduates access casual and part time employment opportunities with the following contract catering companies.

Click on the link below to apply for a hospitality vacancy with these employers: