Kitchen Operations

Certificate II

National Code: SIT20416

Course information

About the course

Course Number: SIT20416-01V01

Are you looking for a pathway into a career in food?  Our Certificate II in Kitchen Operations qualification may be the perfect place to start. Whether you are seeking an apprenticeship or returning to work, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand the basics of food preparation, process, storage and service.

This course will equip you with a range of skills including; preparing basic dishes, using hygienic practices, managing perishable items, cleaning kitchen premises, and effectively using cookery skills. With these skills, you could find yourself working as a takeaway cook, sandwich hand, breakfast cook, or catering assistant.

Studying the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and networks. You will also enjoy learning in our fantastic facilities; this could include training in one of our fully-functional campus restaurants. If you're ready to step toward a career in food, contact us now to secure your place in this course.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship pathway, including a school based traineeship.

Course study options

Offered on 5 campuses

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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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