Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

To achieve this qualification you must complete 12 units consisting of:

Core Units:

  • BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
  • SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment *
  • SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
  • SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively *
  • SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
  • SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items*
  • SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units:

  • SITHCCC102 Prepare simple dishes *
  • SITHCCC103 Prepare sandwiches *
  • SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads *
  • BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices


Pathways into the qualification

You may enter Certificate II in Kitchen Operations| SIT20312 in Kitchen Operations with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification. However, it is recommended that you gain industry experience prior to entering the qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving Certificate II in Kitchen Operations | SIT20312, you could progress to the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery| SIT30813.


Credit transfer is where you may have completed Units or a course with another Registered Training Organisation and it is relevant and/or able to be used for your current and anticipated study. Please note that Club Training Australia is committed to applying Credit Transfer to Qualifications/Units completed at other training organisations. Please discuss this with one of our qualified support team while you are discussing your study pathway.

Course Outline

Blended Learning Options






On the Job

At Club Training we work with you to help you gain a qualification that is relevant to your career goals. Through choosing electives that interest you, offering Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to help you achieve your goals faster and course tailoring to suit your current work situation and job responsibilities, we are there with you – all the way!

All of our qualification based courses are based around the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) which is the national set of standards that ensures consistency, high quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training. What this means, is that you can be confident you are getting the very best education all the way through your career in hospitality.

Funding & Fees

You or your employer may be eligible for assistance in studying this course.

Funding by the Queensland Department of Education and Training is available. Please click here to view our Government Contracts.

See the VET Investment Fact Sheet for further details. There is a requirement to complete a student employment survey within three months of completing or discontinuing the qualification.

Course Details

Over your study, you will complete a range of interesting units of competency to gain your Certificate II qualification. Assessments are conducted throughout the course of your studies and may include:

  • Written
  • Role Play
  • Practical Observation

Download our Certificate II fact sheet for the full course details.

Valid State Requirements

Successfully securing this qualification provides you with the foundation skills and knowledge you need to start working in the hospitality industry.
You could find yourself working in various hospitality settings, such as:

  • restaurants
  • hotels
  • motels
  • clubs
  • pubs
  • cafes
  • coffee shops

In varied roles including;

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

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is also suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway. It is a great qualification that provides you with the opportunity to launch your career in hospitality.

If you want to find out how a Certificate II can kick start your hospitality career, simply fill out our enquiry form and one of our qualified support team will be in touch to discuss your study pathway with you.

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