Course Details - SIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery - Adelaide Botanic High School

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EASVA TitleCookery II
QualificationSIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery
RTOCEG Training Partnerships - Adelaide Institute of Hospitality (National Code 40138)
Host OrganisationAdelaide Botanic High School
Course Length1 Semester (0.5 years)
Work placement hours can be continued beyond the face to face sessions but is required for completion of the qualification and SACE credits.
Course DescriptionTo be a chef is to make something that evokes emotion in people through texture, experience and flavour. Enjoy learning the fundamentals first through a course that is tactile, boundary pushing and, quite frankly, delicious. Completion of this course will allow you to use a defined range of kitchen skills to prepare menu items. You will be given plenty of chances to practice your cooking, with most classes giving you a hands-on taste of making a dish. You will gain insight into what it means to be a chef. Perhaps your passion may lie in particular cuisines, or even courses. Sweet or savory — we will work together to find what you enjoy the most. This course will not only give you the opportunity to open doors for future careers, but it will also give you undeniable life skills both personally and professionally.
PathwaysMany career pathways can result from this qualification, which will allow you to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops, among other spaces. Through connection with training provider and group trainer CEG, opportunities to enter the industry will be available for suitable candidates.
Entry RequirementsA genuine interest in food and hospitality. Completion of RTO VETRO Process
Other RequirementsA chef uniform (Jacket to be purchased from training provider-see other costs) and to be worn at all times when training on site for identification and safety requirements. Closed in leather shoes or suitable industry standard footwear is required for practical use. Full home school uniform should be worn prior to Chef Uniform being available. Participation in service events outside of session times may be required as part of the course.
Delivery Location(s)Adelaide Botanic High School, 1 Frome Road, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Adelaide Botanic High School Level 2 Hospitality Training Centre Frome Rd, Adelaide SA, 5000
Dates and Times19 weekly sessions at Adelaide Botanic High School on Tuesdays from 09:30 until 16:00.
Commencement date 06/02/24.
Semester 1 and Semester 2 Intake. Semester 2 will commence in week 1, Term 3 2024.
Work Placement10 days
12 Service Periods are required for the qualification (This is approximately 10 days work placement). Students should be mindful of resulting timelines if needed for SACE.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWOR203Work Effectively With Others14 nominal hours
 SITHCCC001Use Food Preparation Equipment25 nominal hours
 SITHCCC005Prepare Dishes Using Basic Methods of Cookery45 nominal hours
 SITHCCC011Use Cookery Skills Effectively50 nominal hours
 SITXFSA001Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety15 nominal hours
 SITXINV002Maintain the Quality of Perishable Items10 nominal hours
 SITXWHS001Participate in Safe Work Practices12 nominal hours
 SITHKOP001Clean Kitchen Premises and Equipment13 nominal hours
 SITHCCC018 Prepare Food to Meet Special Dietary Requirements0 nominal hours
ElectiveSITHCCC008Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes45 nominal hours
 SITHCCC003Prepare and present sandwiches10 nominal hours
 SITHCCC007Prepare Stocks, Sauces and Soups35 nominal hours
 SITHCCC006Prepare Appetisers and Salads25 nominal hours
 SITHCCC002Prepare and Present Simple Dishes25 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$220.00
This is a ‘gap’ fee for eligible students, as the course is supported by the Government of South Australia, VET for School Students Policy.
Other Costs$120.00
for Chef Jacket Uniform
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee will apply as follows: Non-EASVA member government school $100 per enrolment, Non-EASVA member Non-government school $200 per enrolment. (refer to member school tab for list of EASVA schools)
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   15
Orientation DetailsMeet in the Adelaide Botanic High School Atrium/Reception area on the first day of training
Public TransportThe school is within walking distance of the North Terrace Tram and the CBD. Busses run regularly along Frome Rd (Stop 1A). There is no parking available on-site
Contact PersonMr Ben Dening, Email
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