Organise and prepare food

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 SITHCCC001A, 'Organise and prepare food'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare and use equipment.


Select equipment of the correct type and size for the job, and ensure that it is clean, safely assembled and ready before use.


Use equipment correctly, safely and hygienically.


Assemble and prepare ingredients for menu items.


Identify ingredients according to standard recipes, recipe cards or enterprise requirements.


Assemble ingredients according to the correct quantity, type and quality required.


Prepare ingredients in the required form and timeframe.


Prepare dairy, dry goods, fruits and vegetables.


Prepare food according to correct weight, amount and number of portions.


Clean, peel and prepare vegetables and fruit as required for menu items.


Prepare dairy products as required for menu items, ensuring they are correctly handled.


Measure, sift where appropriate, and use dry goods as required for menu items.


Prepare general food items as required for menus.


Prepare meat, seafood and poultry.


Prepare and portion meat, seafood and poultry accurately, according to size, weight and required menu items.


Trim, mince or slice and prepare meat correctly.


Clean, prepare and fillet fish and seafood correctly.


Trim and prepare poultry correctly.


Store meat, seafood and poultry hygienically.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHCCC001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • HLT21207 - Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • HLT32807 - Certificate III in Health Support Services
  • SIR20207 - Certificate II in Retail
  • SIR30207 - Certificate III in Retail