Operate and monitor cellar systems

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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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 SITHFAB227A, 'Operate and monitor cellar systems'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Operate and maintain beverage dispensing systems.


Operate beer systems according to with manufacturer instructions and relevant safety requirements.


Tap kegs according to safety requirements and manufacturer instructions.


Handle, connect and store beverage gas according to relevant safety standards.


Check post mix systems for effective operation and change syrup boxes as required.


Clean beverage system parts in accordance with manufacturer instructions and safety requirements.


Use chemicals safely according to relevant standards and enterprise procedures.


Correct or report dispensing system faults to the appropriate person according to scope of individual responsibility and enterprise contracting arrangements.


Use and monitor refrigeration systems.


Monitor and accurately measure refrigeration system, and adjust to comply with product requirements.


Perform routine checking of glycol levels and cleaning of vents, ensuring safe use of chemicals at all times.


Promptly identify refrigeration faults and report to qualified refrigeration mechanic according to enterprise procedures.


Monitor overall cellar safety.


Make regular routine checks of gas systems according to relevant safety standards.


Systematically monitor the use and storage of chemicals and ensure safety requirements are met.


Monitor the cellar area to ensure appropriate safety signage and take action to rectify any deficiencies.


Proactively provide relevant information to other workers in relation to safety issues.


Monitor quality of beverage products.


Monitor cellar temperature to ensure optimum storage conditions for different beverage products.


Systematically check cellar conditions to ensure the requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code are met.


Use systematic product rotation to maintain quality.


Use manual or electronic stock control system to assist in monitoring the quality of products and controlling stock during receiving, storage and issuing.


Test the quality of beverage products regularly and identify faults.


Take appropriate action to rectify faults within scope of individual responsibility or report and follow up with the appropriate person.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHFAB227A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT20207 - Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT30707 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality