1-2 years (depending on school preference)




At Redmako Learning we work closely with schools all over the state to provide students with good quality training to gain National Recognised Certificates and Diplomas. Our school programs are delivered by Redmako trainers and teachers at your school, students gain a nationally recognised qualification points towards their QCE. 

Our programs are tailored to fit your school’s needs, we know that not all students are the same and no two schools are alike. We ensure that each of our programs is designed to meet your students’ needs. 

Course Duration – 1-2 years (depending on school’s preference)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. 

Students will learn a variety of skills including: 

  • Food Safety 
  • Food Preparation 
  • Workplace calculations 
  • Customer service 
  • Hygiene practices 

Students are required to complete 8 Core units and 5 Electives (electives may change depending on school preference)

UnitUnit Type
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculationsElective
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipmentCore
BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplaceElective
SITXCCS003 Interact with customersElective
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable itemsCore
SITHCCC004 Package prepared food stuffsElective
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practicesElective
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practicesCore
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwichesElective
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with othersCore
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipmentCore
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryCore
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectivelyCore
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safetyCore

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools. 

Possible Job titles: 

  • Breakfast cook 
  • Catering assistant 
  • Fast food cook 
  • Sandwich hand 
  • Take away cook 

Additional Information

Entry Requirements

Eligibility rules apply to students wanting to enrol in this program with Redmako Learning including:

  • Must be aged 15 years or above
  • Students studying in Australia must be an Australian or NZ Citizen or permanent resident
  • Student must be a QLD resident

After enrolling in the course, each student must complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) evaluation. This LLN evaluation will assist Redmako Learning in identifying each learner’s needs and the appropriate support required.

Each student must also provide their USI (Unique Student Identifier) before they will gain access to their materials. If you do not have a USI, we will provide instructions of how you can create one.

Course Fees & Payment Options

The Department of Employment, Small Business, and Training provides funding for secondary school students to complete one approved Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) qualification funded by the VET Investment Budget while at school. It is important for students and their parents to take time to consider their training option and be fully aware of the VET investment budget by referring to the QLD government VETiS School Fact Sheet. 

Students can choose to use their VETiS funding to cover the cost of the SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations.

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