VCE/VET Hospitality (Kitchen Operations) Cert II

SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Length of Course:  2  Years (four semesters)

 

 

 

This course operates in partnership with Box Hill Institute and is designed to provide students with training and skill development for the achievement of competence in commercial cookery. The program will also provide access to a range of potential career paths within the hospitality industry, these may include chef, catering assistant, kitchen-hand and food and beverage attendant.

The Kitchen Operations program provides cookery skills and knowledge and include training in the production of appertisers and salads, stocks, sauces and soups and vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes.

This study encompasses both theory and practical components delivered in the college’s own commercial kitchen.  In Units 3 & 4 students will attend classes at Box Hill Institute and complete a placement the Institute's Fountain’s Restaurant.

The following additional units are delivered to enhance students employment prospects:

SITHFAB204`

Prepare and serve expresso coffee

SITHFAB201

Provide responsible service of alcohol

YEAR 1 (Units 1 & 2)

Unit of Competency

Hours

BSBWOR203B

Work effectively with others

15

SITHCCC102

Prepare simple dishes *

25

SITHIND201

Source and use information on the hospitality industry

25

SITXFSA101

Use hygienic practices for food safety

15

SITXINV202

Maintain the quality of perishable items *

10

SITXWHS101

Participate in safe work practices

12

SITHCCC101

Use food preparation equipment *

25

SITHCCC201

Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *

45

SITHKOP101

Clean kitchen premises and equipment *

13

SITHFAB204

Prepare and serve expresso coffee

30

SITHFAB201

Provide responsible service of alcohol

 10

YEAR 2 Units 3 & 4

SITHCCC202

Produce appetisers and salads *

25

SITHCCC203

Produce stocks, sauces and soups *

35

SITHCCC204

Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes *

45

SITHCCC207

Use cookery skills effectively *

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre- requisites

VCE VET Hospitality Units 1 & 2 units must be completed before the commencement of Units 3 & 4. 

 

PATHWAYS ……where may this program lead?

On successful completion students will be eligible for the award of Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)

UNIVERSITY

  • Degrees courses in Business (Hospitality Management), Management/Tourism

 

TAFE/TRAINEESHIPS/ APPRENTICESHIPS

  • TAFE Certificate IV in Hospitality Studies, Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Apprenticeships – chefs, cooks, butchers, bakers, pastry cooks, waiters
  • Traineeships in restaurants, hotels, motels, retail food operations

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • In restaurants, cafes, hotels, motels, resorts, airlines, retail food operations

 

 

 

TWO YEAR PROGRAM

SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

 

COMMON

UNITS

CORE UNITS

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES

Year 11

English 1

Food & Technology 1

VCE VET Hospitality 1 (Kitchen Operations)

Mathematics 1

Business Management 1

  • Legal Studies 1
  • Accounting 1
  • Health 1

 

English 2

Food & Technology 2

VCE VET Hospitality  2 (Kitchen Operations)

Mathematics 2

 

Business Management 2

  • Legal Studies 2
  • Accounting 2
  • Health 2

 

 

CORE UNITS 

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES – choose two 

Year 12

English 3

Food & Technology 3

VCE VET Hospitality  3 (Kitchen Operation)

  • Business Management 3
  • Further Maths 3
  •  Legal Studies 3
  •  Accounting 3
  •  Health 3

 

English 4

Food & Technology 4

VCE VET Hospitality 4 (Kitchen Operations)

  • Business Management 4
  • Further Maths 4
  •  Legal Studies 4
  •  Accounting 4
  •  Health 4

 

*This program may also be commenced at Year 10 subject to timetable constraints.

 

CONTRIBUTION TO THE VCE

Students who complete SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations will be eligible for up to four units of credit towards the VCE: two at Units 1 & 2 level and a Unit 3 & 4 sequence.

ATAR CONTRIBUTION

Students wishing to receive a study score for the Units 3 & 4 sequence VCE VET Hospitality must undertake scored assessment. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student's best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.

Fees

 

 

There are fees associated with materials for Y11 and Y12 plus the cost of a uniform. Please contact the College for more information.

Information current at May 2015.  Before enrolling students are advised to check VCE and ATAR contribution.  Information available at http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vet/programs/hospitality/hospitality.html