Design and operate an Asian kitchen

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

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
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SITHASC014A, 'Design and operate an Asian kitchen'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Plan and develop kitchen operations.


Identify style of cuisine required.


Identify and plan system of production according to menu style requirements or type.


Develop operational procedures for the kitchen.


Develop control systems.


Identify the roles in an Asian kitchen.


Identify knowledge, skills and attitudes required for specific Asian cuisines.


Determine staffing needs according to nature of enterprise, size of kitchen and style of cuisine.


Identify specific roles and responsibilities, according to style of cuisine and size of enterprise.


Develop job descriptions and allocate roles according to size of kitchen, style of cuisine and size of enterprise.


Plan kitchens for Asian cuisines.


Plan the kitchen layout according to available space, style of cuisine and personnel.


Identify and purchase equipment and fittings for Asian cuisines.


Set up workstations according to national, regional and commercial needs and applications.


Implement and monitor kitchen operations.


Implement systems and procedures developed.


Monitor kitchen operations and adjust as required.


Respond to feedback from customers, colleagues and relevant others.


Plan and implement safe work practices for Asian kitchen operations.


Identify legislative and regulatory requirements.


Develop and implement safe work practices according to legislative and regulatory requirements.


Identify particular work environment hazardsfor Asian kitchens and develop procedures for managing them.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHASC014A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality