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VET Hospitality

Where will Certificate II in Kitchen Operations lead you?

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations will lead students to a variety of employment opportunities in the Hospitality Industry. Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is delivered as an auspiced program through South Regional TAFE.

Common work tasks

  • Check food to ensure its quality
  • Regulate temperatures of ovens, grills and other cooking equipment
  • Prepare food for cooking
  • Cook food by a range of methods (baking, braising, frying, roasting or steaming for example)
  • Divide food into portions and ensure the food is well presented
  • Clean food preparation areas and equipment
  • Store food in temperature controlled facilities
  • Receive and store supplies
  • Plan menus and estimate food requirements
  • Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

Are you suited?

  • Do you enjoy cooking?
  • Do you have a high level of personal hygiene?
  • Are you able to manage your time and work under pressure?
  • Do you have good communication skills?
  • Are you punctual?
  • Are you able to stay calm in difficult situations?
  • Do you work well in a team?

If you answer yes to all or most of these questions then a job in Hospitality is for YOU!

Year 11 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Food Science and Technology
  • One other option subject

Year 12 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Food Science and Technology
  • One other option subject