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Certificate IV in Kitchen Management SIT40521

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of chefs and cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

Qualification:

Certificate IV in Kitchen Management SIT40521

Next Intake:

Semester 2 2024

Course No:

C4-TS57

Campus:

CIT Reid


*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.

Duration:

18 months full time attending 3 days per week including compulsory commercial kitchen placement, or 3.5 years part-time attending 1 day per week.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$4,355

Likely Job Outcome:

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various kitchen settings, such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, and coffee shops.
Possible job titles include:
- Chef
- Chef de partie

Application Type:

Standard
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Skilled Capital Information

Skilled Capital

This course is offered under Skilled Capital. The initiative will give eligible participants the opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification and receive a completion payment from the Education Directorate. The completion payment is made upon successful completion of their skilled capital qualification which must be completed within two years of the commencement date.

To find out if you are eligible please visit the ACT Government Skilled Capital training website.

Additional Information

Download the Commercial Cookery Uniform and Equipment Requirements (MS WORD 145Kb) that you are required to have for your practical classes.

Entry Requirements

You must have an ACT Year 12 or equivalent OR a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent skills and knowledge.

If you have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, subjects completed at that level will count again in this course and do not need to be re-enrolled or re-assessed. A recognition process may need to apply.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 33 subjects

Core: Complete all 27

  • SITHCCC023   Use food preparation equipment
    • CIT Code: COOK260
      Cost: Standard $90.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to safely use commercial kitchen equipment to prepare a range of different food types. The unit applies to operational personnel responsible for general food preparation tasks in hospitality and catering organisations. It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report any discrepancies to a higher-level staff member for action. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC027   Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
    • CIT Code: COOK262
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a range of basic cookery methods to prepare dishes.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in-flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision and guidance of more senior chefs. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report any discrepancies to a higher-level staff member for action.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC028   Prepare appetisers and salads
    • CIT Code: COOK263
      Cost: Standard $90.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare appetisers and salads following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, and to use relevant equipment and cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision and guidance of more senior chefs. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report discrepancies to a higher-level staff member for action.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC029   Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
    • CIT Code: COOK264
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare various stocks, sauces and soups following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, and to use relevant equipment and cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision and guidance of more senior chefs. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report any discrepancies to a higher level staff member for action.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC030   Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
    • CIT Code: COOK265
      Cost: Standard $170.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook various vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, and to use relevant equipment, cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision and guidance of more senior chefs. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report any discrepancies to a higher level staff member for action.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC031   Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
    • CIT Code: COOK266
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook various vegetarian and vegan dishes following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, and to use relevant equipment, cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC035   Prepare poultry dishes
    • CIT Code: COOK268
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook a range of poultry dishes following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion poultry, and to use relevant equipment, cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC036   Prepare meat dishes
    • CIT Code: COOK269
      Cost: Standard $190.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook a range of meat dishes following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion meat, and to use relevant equipment, and cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC037   Prepare seafood dishes
    • CIT Code: COOK270
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook a range of fish and shellfish dishes following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion seafood, and to use relevant equipment, and cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC041   Produce cakes, pastries and breads
    • CIT Code: COOK272
      Cost: Standard $190.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce cakes, pastries and breads in a commercial kitchen following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion ingredients; and to use relevant equipment a range of cookery methods to make and decorate cakes, pastries and breads, and food storage methods.It does not cover the specialist skills used by patissiers to produce specialist patisserie products. These are covered in the range of patisserie units coded PAT.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations that produce and serve cakes, pastries and breads, including hotels, restaurants and patisseries. It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC042   Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
    • CIT Code: COOK273
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare dishes for people who have special dietary needs for lifestyle, medical or religious reasons. It requires the ability to confirm the dietary requirements of customers, use special recipes, select special ingredients and produce food to satisfy special requirements.This unit does not include recipe planning for special diets which is covered in the unit SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements.The unit applies to cooks and patissiers working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC043   Work effectively as a cook
    • CIT Code: COOK274
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work as a cook. It incorporates all aspects of organising, preparing and cooking a variety of food items across different service periods and menu types; using a range of cooking methods and team coordination skills. The unit integrates key technical and organisational skills required by a qualified commercial cook. It brings together the skills and knowledge covered in individual units and focuses on the way they must be applied in a commercial kitchen.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers. Menu types may be classical, contemporary or ethnic and service may be formal or informal.It applies to individuals who work under the guidance of more senior chefs. They demonstrate autonomy and judgement to complete routine activities and take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHKOP010   Plan and cost recipes
    • CIT Code: COOK277
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and cost recipes for dishes or food product ranges for any type of cuisine or food service style. It requires the ability to identify customer preferences, select recipes to meet customer and business needs, cost recipes and evaluate their success.It does not cover the specialist skills used by senior catering managers and chefs to design and cost complex menus after researching market preferences and trends. Those skills are covered in SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations. Recipes can be for ongoing food service, for an event or function, or for a food product range such as patisserie products.It applies to cooks, patissiers and catering personnel who usually work under the guidance of more senior chefs.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITHKOP012   Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
    • CIT Code: COOK278
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop recipes for people who have special dietary needs for lifestyle, medical or religious reasons. It requires the ability to identify the dietary requirements of customers, develop recipes to meet those requirements, cost recipes and to monitor and evaluate the success of recipe performance.The unit applies to all hospitality and catering organisations that prepare and serve food. This includes hotels, clubs, restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, event and function caterers.It applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others such as senior cooks, chefs, catering supervisors and managers.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
      SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHKOP013   Plan cooking operations
    • CIT Code: COOK279
      Cost: Standard $300.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan the production of food in commercial kitchens. It requires the ability to organise required food supplies for food production and supervise food production processes.Food production can be for any type of cuisine and food service style. It may include Asian cookery, patisserie products and bulk-cooked foods.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations, including hotels, restaurants, clubs, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, event and function caterers.It applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others including senior chefs and catering managers.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHKOP015   Design and cost menus
    • CIT Code: COOK280
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design profitable menus for all types of cuisines and food service styles. It requires the ability to identify target markets for the organisation, design menus to meet market preferences, price menu items and to monitor and evaluate the success of menu performance.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations and to those people who operate independently and are responsible for making a range of operational and strategic decisions. This includes senior catering managers, and sous, head and executive chefs.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
  • SITHPAT016   Produce desserts
    • CIT Code: COOK281
      Cost: Standard $330.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce hot, cold and frozen desserts following standard and special dietary recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion ingredients and to use equipment and a range of cookery methods to make and present desserts.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations that produce and serve desserts, including hotels, restaurants, clubs and patisseries.It applies to patissiers who usually work under the guidance of more senior pastry chefs.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA005   Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • CIT Code: COOK282
      Cost: Standard $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, and bars; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation. Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXFSA006   Participate in safe food handling practices
    • CIT Code: COOK283
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food. It requires the ability to follow predetermined procedures as outlined in a food safety program.The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation areas. This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, and hotels; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.Safe food handling practices are based on an organisations individual food safety program. The program would normally be based on the hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) method, but this unit can apply to other food safety systems.It applies to food handlers who directly handle food during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen hands and food and beverage attendants.Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation.Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXFSA008   Develop and implement a food safety program
    • CIT Code: COOK284
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate a food safety program for all stages in the food production process, including receipt, storage, preparation, service and disposal of food. It requires the ability to determine program requirements and prepare policies and procedures for other personnel to follow.The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation areas.This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, and hotels; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens, and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.A food safety program would most commonly be based on the hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) method, but this unit can apply to other food safety systems.It applies to senior personnel who work independently and who are responsible for making strategic decisions on establishing and monitoring risk control systems for food related hazards. This could include chefs, kitchen managers, catering managers, fast food store managers and owner-operators of small business catering operations or retail food outlets.In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in one or more designated units of competency through a registered training organisation.Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
      SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXINV006   Receive, store and maintain stock
    • CIT Code: COOK285
      Cost: Standard $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to check and take delivery of stock and appropriately store, rotate and maintain the quality of stock items.It requires the ability to store perishable supplies in optimum conditions to minimise wastage and avoid food contamination.The unit is particularly important within a food safety regime and applies to hospitality and catering organisations, including hotels, restaurants, clubs, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, event and function caterers.Personnel at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, and kitchen attendants.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXCOM010   Manage conflict
    • CIT Code: HOSP229
      Cost: Standard $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to resolve complex or escalated complaints and disputes with internal and external customers and colleagues. It requires the ability to use effective conflict resolution techniques and communication skills to manage conflict and develop solutions. It does not cover formal negotiation, counselling or mediation.The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.The unit applies mainly to senior operational personnel, supervisors and managers who operate with some level of independence and use discretion and judgement to resolve conflicts.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXFIN009   Manage finances within a budget
    • CIT Code: HOSP231
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for budget management where others may have developed the budget. It requires the ability to interpret budgetary requirements, allocate resources, monitor actual income and expenditure, and report on budgetary deviations.The skills and knowledge for budget development are covered in SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets.This unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors. The budget may be for an entire organisation, for a department or for a particular project or activity. It applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others. This includes supervisors and departmental managers.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXHRM008   Roster staff
    • CIT Code: HOSP236
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, administer and communicate staff rosters. It requires the ability to plan rosters according to industrial provisions, operational efficiency requirements, and within wage budgets.This unit applies to individuals responsible for developing staff rosters for situations involving potentially large numbers of staff working across a range of different service periods or shifts. It does not apply to small office environments.It applies to senior personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others, including dedicated specialist staff or operational supervisors and managers.The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXHRM009   Lead and manage people
    • CIT Code: HOSP237
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people individually and in teams, and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage performance through effective leadership.The unit applies to individuals who operate independently and are responsible for leading and motivating people and teams. This includes supervisors, and operational and senior managers.The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXMGT004   Monitor work operations
    • CIT Code: HOSP240
      Cost: Standard $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to oversee and monitor the quality of day-to-day work. It requires the ability to communicate effectively with team members, plan and organise operational functions, and solve problems.The unit applies to all industry sectors, and to individuals operating at a team leading, supervisory or frontline management level.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXWHS007   Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
    • CIT Code: HOSP245
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement predetermined work health, safety and security practices designed, at management level, to ensure a safe workplace. It requires the ability to monitor safe work practices and coordinate consultative arrangements, risk assessments, work health and safety training, and the maintenance of records.The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to any small, medium or large organisation.It applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others. This includes supervisors and departmental managers.This unit incorporates the requirement, under state and territory work health and safety (WHS) legislation, for businesses to take a systematic approach to managing the safety of their workers and anyone else in the workplace.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum 6

  • SITHCCC026   Package prepared foodstuffs
    • CIT Code: COOK261
      Cost: Standard $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to package and label prepared foodstuffs for storage and transportation. It requires the ability to check the quality of food and select correct packaging materials.The unit applies to operational personnel in hospitality and catering organisations that prepare, package and label food. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in-flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.It applies to individuals who work with very little independence and under close supervision. They follow predefined organisational procedures and report any discrepancies to a higher-level staff member for action. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC044   Prepare specialised food items
    • CIT Code: COOK275
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook food items that are more unusual in nature than those in standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, use relevant equipment, specialised cookery and food storage methods.The unit applies to cooks working in hospitality and catering organisations. This could include restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, and event and function caterers.Because the nature of food items prepared is specialised, it may apply to chefs and cooks with advanced skills or with skills in very particular styles of cooking.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
      SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHASC020   Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
    • CIT Code: COOK258
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a range of basic Asian cookery methods to prepare dishes. The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations that offer any type of Asian cuisine and to cooks who usually work under the guidance of more senior chefs. The unit may be applied to one or more Asian cuisines.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHASC021   Prepare Asian appetisers and snacks
    • CIT Code: COOK259
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and cook Asian appetisers and snacks following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select and prepare ingredients, and to use relevant equipment and cookery methods.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations that offer Asian cuisine and to cooks who usually work under the guidance of more senior chefs. The unit may be applied to one or more Asian cuisines.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC040   Prepare and serve cheese
    • CIT Code: COOK271
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and serve cheese and cheese dishes. This requires a comprehensive knowledge of cheese varieties.The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations where cheese is served as a menu course. Responsibility for cheese may rest with a range of individuals depending on the organisation. It may include cooks or senior food and beverage attendants.Cheeses may include milk-based products from cows, sheep, goats or buffalo, or alternatives such as soy. They may be traditional, contemporary or specialist and may be locally produced or imported.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • BSBSUS211   Participate in sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: BUSN537
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices.The unit applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions. These individuals work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Hospitality Management SIT50422
Certificate III Commercial Cookery SIT30821
Certificate II Cookery SIT20421
Statement Attainment Food Safety Supervision Skill Set SITSS00069

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