Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of kitchen functions and activities that require the application of a limited range of practical skills in a defined context. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Individuals may work with some autonomy or in a team but usually under close supervision.
The qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway and for VET in Schools delivery.
Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as:
preparing breakfast items
preparing a range of fast food items
preparing a range of non-alcoholic drinks
preparing appetisers and salads
preparing hot and cold desserts.
Possible job titles include:
short order cook
fast food cook.
There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.