Hospitality

 

VET Certificate II in Hospitality & Kitchen Operations

(SIT20316 and SIT20416)

 

The VCE/VET Hospitality program provides participants with the knowledge and skills to achieve competencies that will enhance their employment prospects within a broad range of hospitality settings.

 The VCE/VET Hospitality offers two programs, with the first year being dual:

Program 1: Certificate II in Hospitality

Program 2: Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Course Description

The aim of the VCAA VCE/VET Hospitality programs is to:

Provide participants with the foundation knowledge and skills to achieve entry level competencies which will enhance their employment prospects within the hospitality industry

Provide knowledge and skills to use in a range of job functions

Enable participants to gain a recognised credential and make a more informed choice of vocational and career paths

Students will have access to the fully equipped commercial training kitchen and CRCIT’s commercially operational training restaurant Quatrefoils or in Manna. Quatrefoils is opened to the public two evenings per week and also provides catering for other private functions. Manna is open to the school community daily serving delicious lunches prepared by students.

Qualification Outline Hospitality

This Qualification requires the achievement of 12 Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules;

6 Core Units

6 Elective Units

selected from the elective group in the Training package,  elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

Year 1

Code Unit of Competence Core or Elective Prerequisites Nominal Hours
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Core N/A 15
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Core N/A 25
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety N/A 15
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items SITXFSA001 10
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core N/A 12
SITXCCS003 Interact with customers Core N/A 20
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers N/A 25
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity Core N/A 20
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol SITXFSA001 10
SITHIND003 Use hospitality skills effectively Core N/A 0
Sub-Total Nominal Hours (152)
SITHCCC001

 

Use food preparation equipment SITXFSA001 25
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery SITXFSA001 45
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment SITXFSA001 13
Sub-Total Nominal Hours (83)
Total Nominal Hours  235

Year 2

 

Code Unit of Competence Core or Elective Prerequisites Nominal Hours
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages Elective SITXFSA001 20
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective SITXFSA001 30
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage Elective SITXFSA001 80
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food Imported Elective N/A 40
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions Core N/A 25
Total Hours 195
Delivery Strategies and Allocated Hours Face-to-Face, theory and Practical

245 hours

 

Independent learning

185 hours

 

Delivery Period This course is delivered over 70 weeks

Qualification Outline Kitchen Operations 

This Qualification requires the achievement of 13 Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules;

8 Core Units

5 Elective Units consisting of:

  • 3 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, or elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current training package or accredited course.

Year 1

Code Unit of Competence Core or Elective Prerequisites Nominal Hours
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Core 15
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment Core SITXFSA001 25
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core SITXFSA001 45
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment Core SITXFSA001 13
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core 15
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items Core SITXFSA001 10
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core   12
SITHCCC002 Prepare and Present Simple Dishes Elective SITXFSA001 25
SITXCCS003 Interact with Customers Elective None 20
Total Hours 155

Year 2 

Code Unit of Competence Core or Elective Prerequisites Nominal Hours
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads Elective SITXFSA001 25
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Elective SITXFSA001 45
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Elective SITXFSA001 35
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes Imported Elective SITXFSA001 25
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively Core SITXFSA001 50
Total Hours 180
Delivery Strategies and Allocated Hours Face-to-Face, theory and Practical

225 hours

 

Independent learning

110 hours

 

Delivery Period This course is delivered over 80 weeks

 Course Delivery

This certificate course is delivered by CRCIT. Students who are continuously absent may receive a N (Not Satisfactory) result for the unit of study or failure to abide this commitment may also result in their withdrawal from the program.

 Resources and Facilities

qf_logo_250Students will have access to the fully equipped commercial training kitchen and CRCIT’s commercially operational training restaurant Quatrefoils. Quatrefoils is opened to the public two evenings per week and also provides catering for other private functions.

Entry requirements and pre-requisites

There are no formal entry requirements or pre-requisites for this course.  However students will be expected to demonstrate an aptitude for and interest in the hospitality industry.

Structured Workplace Learning

Students will be expected to complete a minimum of 12 complete service periods of industry experience for the Certificate II in Hospitality. Students will demonstrate their skills and apply their knowledge in a real environment.

Responsible Service of Alcohol

A requirement to work in the Hospitality Industry throughout  Australia is to have your Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate. CRCIT Hospitality VET trainer is hospitality experienced person that is fully accredited with The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA –www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/) and The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR)

Once you have successfully completed the RSA course you will receive your Victorian RSA Certificate.