Hospitality & Cookery

SIT20421 – Certificate II in Cookery & SIT20322 – Certificate II in Hospitality

These qualifications provide students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to prepare them for a diverse range of occupations in the hospitality industry including commercial cookery, catering and food and beverage service.

The program is very hands-on and focuses on providing exposure to employment pathways within the hospitality setting and a pathway towards achieving the requirements for trade recognition as a cook.

Year 1 Students will undertake units across both Hospitality and Cookery. Year 2 Students will select a program stream and complete the nominated qualification. Scored assessment is available for the Scored Units 3 and 4 sequence of the VCE VET Hospitality program.

CRCIT possesses a fully functioning kitchen and restaurant, with commercial standard equipment to accommodate workplace simulation for its students. With a welcoming ambience and modern decor, Quatrefoils Restaurant is combined with passion and enthusiasm of the staff and students to create a unique community facility.

Students are trained, assessed, coached and mentored on premises utilising their culinary and front of house skills by serving, cooking for staff, the school community and external parties.

Course Proposed Delivery Plan

Year 1

SITXFSA005 Use hygiene practices for food safety
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC024 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHIND007 Use hospitality skills effectively
SITXCCS011 Interact with customers
SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry

Year 2 Hospitality

SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB022 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB036 Provide advice on food
SITHFAB027 Serve food and beverage
SITXFIN007 Process Financial Transactions

Career Pathways

Bar Attendant
Cafe Attendant
Catering Assistant
Food and Beverage Attendant
Front-Office Assistant

Education Pathways

SIT30622 – Certificate III in Hospitality

Year 2 Cookery

SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC034 Work effectively in a commercial kitchen

Career Pathways

Catering Assistant
Sandwich hand
Breakfast cook
Fast food cook
Kitchen hand

Education Pathways

SIT30821 – Certificate III in Cookery-


Year 1 Classes are conducted Tuesday and Wednesday
Year 2 Classes are conducted Thursday

Students will be working in the College restaurant as part of the course requirements, which will reflect the nature of the hospitality industry.

Assessment Methods

Written Questions
Practical Assessments

Dress Code

Hospitality/Cookery Operations Students are required to wear their home school uniform to and from class and change into either their chef’s or front-of-house uniform once they have entered the Trade Training Centre at CRCIT. Health regulations forbid Students from preparing food if they do not have the required uniform. Should the Student forget their uniform they may be required to do theory or be sent home. It is also against health regulations for Students to wear their chef uniform outside of the food preparation area.

Course information is subject to change according to Training Package and or Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) updates.

Refer to homeschool for fee schedule