Certificate III in Catering Operations

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Overview

SIT30916 Certificate III in Catering Operations

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 

Harness your creativity and build an interesting career in catering with this qualification.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in catering operations who use a range of cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food items.

Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various catering settings, such as hospitals and aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, hotel banqueting departments, cook–chill production kitchens, and mobile catering businesses of varying size.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Catering Operations (SIT30916).

Possible job outcomes may include:

  • Catering Assistant
  • Cook
  • Food Service Assistant

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can check your LLN level right now.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 21 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of catering operations.

Core Units

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units*

  • SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
  • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
  • SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
  • SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
  • BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

Delivery Options

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 

Pathways

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

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