Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

SIT20312

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. This qualification does not reflect the skills required by commercial cooks. Those skills are reflected in SIT30812 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Job roles

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.

Possible job titles include:

  • breakfast cook
  • catering assistant
  • fast food cook
  • sandwich hand
  • take-away cook.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Labourers

    35.6%

    Labourers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    22.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    16.8%

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and food services

    26.8%

    Accommodation and food services
    Manufacturing

    23.9%

    Manufacturing
    Retail trade

    12%

    Retail trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    Subsidised Training

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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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