This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in catering operations who use a range of cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various catering settings, such as hospitals and aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, hotel banqueting departments, cook–chill production kitchens, and mobile catering businesses of varying size.

Possible job titles include:

  • catering assistant
  • cook
  • food service assistant.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course CodeDescription
SITHCCC001Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC002Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003- Prepare and present sandwiches Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC004Package prepared foodstuff
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC009Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
SITHCCC012Prepare poultry dishes

Subsidised Training may be available for eligible students in QLD conducting this qualification under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee and User Choice initiatives