Certificate III in Catering Operations

This qualification reflects the role of those individuals working in catering operations who use a range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members. This qualification does not reflect the skills required by commercial cooks. Those skills are reflected in SIT30812 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Possible job opportunities:

  • Catering Assistant
  • Cook
  • Food Service Assistant

Qualification list

Requirements

Qualification units

Code
Unit name
Type
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Core
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
Core
SITHCCC001
Use food preparation equipment
Core
SITHCCC002
Prepare and present simple dishes
Core
SITHCCC005
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Core
SITHKOP001
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Core
SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity
Core
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Core
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
Core
SITXHRM001
Coach others in job skills
Core
SITXINV002
Maintain the quality of perishable items
Core
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices
Core
BSBCMM201
Communicate in the workplace
Elective
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
Elective
SITHCCC003
Prepare and present sandwiches
Elective
SITHCCC004
Package prepared foodstuffs
Elective
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
Elective
SITHCCC007
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
Elective
SITHCCC008
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
Elective
SITHCCC011
Use cookery skills effectively
Elective
SITHCCC012
Prepare poultry dishes
Elective
SITHCCC013
Prepare seafood dishes
Elective
SITHCCC014
Prepare meat dishes
Elective
SITHCCC015
Produce and serve food for buffets
Elective
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
Elective
SITHCCC018
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Elective
SITHCCC019
Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Elective
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
Elective
SITHFAB003
Operate a bar
Elective
SITHFAB004
Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
Elective
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
Elective
SITHFAB007
Serve food and beverage
Elective
SITHFAB016
Provide advice on food
Elective
SITHIND002
Source and use information on the hospitality industry
Elective
SITHKOP002
Plan and cost basic menus
Elective
SITHPAT001
Produce cakes
Elective
SITHPAT003
Produce pastries
Elective
SITHPAT004
Produce yeast-based bakery products
Elective
SITHPAT006
Produce desserts
Elective
SITXCCS006
Provide service to customers
Elective
SITXFIN001
Process financial transactions
Elective
SITXFSA003
Transport and store food
Elective
SITXINV001
Receive and store stock
Elective
SITXINV003
Purchase goods
Elective
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
Elective

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