SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

From the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations we will delivering select units to assist you in preparing for a career in the hospitality industry such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops; and in institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

  • This course will help you launch a hospitality career. 
  • All AMES Australia industry certificate courses provide specialist English language support for refugees and migrants. 

What will I learn?

By the end of the course I will know how to

  • utilise cooking skills to create a career in Hospitality.
  • work in a commercial kitchen environment. 
  • understand hygiene & commercial cleaning. 
  • practise safety at work. 
  • prepare simple dishes, appetizers, salads, stocks, soups and sauces. 
  • prepare vegetables, eggs, and fruit dishes. 
  • work with others in an Australian workplace.

How will I learn?

The course will be offered in Mixed Mode Delivery

  • Classroom-based Learning, where the student attends AMES Campus’ with a Teacher/Trainer present
  • Online Learning, where the student studies remotely off campus using training materials that are provided online or correspondence by the Teacher/Trainer

For more information visit AMES Australia online service standards.

  • Courses and Units

    SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

    Nominal Hours

    BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others


    SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery


    SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment


    SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety


    SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices


    Total course hours


An intermediate level of English is required, however your English level will be assessed on application.

Course duration

10 weeks, Thursday & Friday - 9:00 am to 2:30 pm (part-time)

Course dates


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The fee is determined by your eligibility for Government funding. Click here for more information on applicable fees or contact AMES Australia to check your eligibility for a concession fee.

Government subsidised Place (GSP) Full Fee paying
Concession Non-concession
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $0.00 $0.00 $150.00
Total course materials fee (GST Free) $0.00 $0.00 (included)
Total Payable Fees $0.00 $0.00 $150.00

*The tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Material fees are also subject to change given individual circumstances.

How to Enrol

Enquire to find out:

  • course dates
  • your eligibility
  • cost
  • arrange a time to have your English level assessed

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

Register Interest


This course can be taken under the Government Subsidised Funding Programs below: