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SIT20421 VETDSS - Certificate II in Cookery

Duration

2 Years ½ Day/Week

Location

Geelong City

Placement

Recommended

Scored

Yes

Outcome

Full qualification

Entry requirements

  • Attending a secondary school
  • Literacy and numeracy level equivalent to the successful completion of Year 9

You will learn

  • Apply a range of cookery techniques and methods to prepare a variety of dishes professionally
  • Gain skills in using food preparation equipment and maintaining their cleanliness
  • Develop and apply safe food handling practices and maintain a hygienic kitchen environment
  • Maintain the quality of perishable items and effectively work with others

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive:

  • Recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence
  • ATAR contribution: if you undertake scored assessment, the study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of your best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study increment
  • Certificate II in Cookery qualification

Dress code and course materials

Assessment is based on

  • Hands-on work    
  • Online assignments and quizzes

Further study options

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
  • Certificate III in Patisserie
  • Certificate IV in Patisserie

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      = Guaranteed Gordon pathway course

How to apply

You must first speak to your school about VETDSS before proceeding with the below application.

  1. View the application requirements to find out what documents you will need to complete your application or watch our how to apply video.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

Applications & attendance

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2024 VET Full Year
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2023
Close: 12 Mar 2024 
Class DayDelivered Geelong City Campus
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  

 

Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.

 

Units

Core Units Code Hours
Clean kitchen premises and equipment SITHKOP009 13
Participate in safe work practices SITXWHS005 12
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery SITHCCC027 45
Receive store and maintain stock SITXINV006 20
Use food preparation equipment SITHCCC023 25
Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA005 15
Work effectively in a commercial kitchen SITHCCC034 60
Elective Units Code Hours
Package prepared foodstuffs SITHCCC026 15
Prepare and present sandwiches SITHCCC025 10
Prepare and present simple dishes SITHCCC024 25
Prepare appetisers and salads SITHCCC028 25
Prepare stocks sauces and soups SITHCCC029 35
Prepare vegetable fruit eggs and farinaceous dishes SITHCCC030 50

 

Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga

 

Date published: 21/02/2024 12:03:00 PM
SIT20421-VETDSS-Certificate-II-in-Cookery