Prepare salads for Asian cuisines

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SITHASC005A, 'Prepare salads for Asian cuisines'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Select salads and accompaniments.


Identify suitable salads and accompaniments for menu requirements for a particular national or regional cuisine.


Plan salads and accompaniments according to season and availability of commodities and other ingredients.


Prepare salads.


Prepare a range of salads using fresh, dried and preserved commodities according to traditional national or regional styles, recipe specifications and enterprise requirements.


Prepare required ingredients according to recipe specifications and using precision cutting techniques required for the specific cuisine.


Prepare marinades, flavourings and sauce mixtures and store at correct temperature until required.


Prepare accompaniments for salads as required by tradition and enterprise practice.


Follow food hygiene requirements and OHS regulations during preparation and presentation.


Use, clean and maintain traditional and contemporary equipment.


Respond to specific customer requests related to salads, sauces, dressings and accompaniments.


Store salads.


Store salads at correct temperatures and under storage conditions that maintain appearance, nutrition, shelf life and eating characteristics.


Comply with food hygiene requirements and OHS regulations in storing food items.


Present salads.


Select serviceware appropriate in shape, size and colour to ensure attractive presentation.


Arrange and present salads attractively on platters or other serviceware to achieve maximum customer appeal.


Use garnishes according to tradition and style of the region and recipe specifications.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHASC005A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT20407 - Certificate II in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT30807 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)