Certificate II Kitchen Operations

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The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations focuses on the basics of cooking which takes students from knife sharpening and precision cutting to a la carte, functions and set menu cooking.

Participants study 3 days per week at Hospitality Training Australia training centres. Students spend 1 day in class studying hospitality core units. They then spend another day in the classroom learning everything about the dishes that they will cook in the cooking school. The 3rd day is the practical session held our Cooking School where they prepare, cook, serve (eat) the dishes that they cook.

Students wear a chefs uniform and are supplied with a knife kit.

The 7 week course includes preparing appetisers, salads, sandwiches; preparing vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes; coffee making.

Participants also receive training in everything WH&S, food safety, food safety, food presentation, knife sharpening and cutting techniques.

Current Courses

Current intake is full, please contact admissions for next intake or a link for the next intake.


Sydney Training Centre
770 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: 9281-4111
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Trainer Profiles

Barry is a highly experienced RSA and RCG trainer having been in the industry for many years. Barry works for us at both our Sydney Training Centre and our Parramatta Training Centre. Courses Barry Teaches RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG)    
Rachel is one of our friendly receptionists here at our Sydney Training Centre always happy to help with your enquiries. Currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Education Rachel works for us Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays.
Sarah is an experienced Hospitality trainer with a number of years background in customer service roles and also as a hospitality trainer. Sarah has her Advcanced Diploma in Hospitality, her TAE Cert IV Workplace and assessment plus her RSA and RCG and also one of our expereinced coffee tr...

Course Outline



BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively (Passport)
SITHCCC204 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC102 Prepare simple dishes. 
SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads
SITHCCC203 Produce stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC103 Prepare Sandwidches



All graduates access casual and part time employment opportunities with the following contract catering companies.

Click on the link below to apply for a hospitality vacancy with these employers:

Hospitality Training Australia offers student's the oppurtunity to apply for roles directly through our free Job Seeker program. Learn more.