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SIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery

National ID: SIT20421 State ID: BHS1
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This course is focused on honing specific skills relating to food preparation and cookery in a commercial kitchen environment under direct supervision. You'll learn food hygene practices, food preparation, basic cookery, stock and inventory skills and communication skills in our industry-standard commerical kitchen on campus.

This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks. Ready to up your game? Try SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery(opens in a new tab) .


This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

RTO Entry Requirements

Potential students must:

  • Be able to meet the physical requirements of working in a commercial kitchen, including but not limited to manual handling and standing for long periods of time.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with written and spoken English.
  • Have literacy and numeracy skills to read and interpret menus, safety data and operational manuals.

Licensing, Legislation and Regulation Requirements

Legislation relating to this qualification includes the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (WA), Food Safety Act (2006) and Food Safety Regulations (2009).


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate II in Commercial Cookery.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit Jobs and Skills WA.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here(opens in a new tab) .

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 1, 2024

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Kalgoorlie
How Classroom


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This course availability is specifically for VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS). To find out more about VETDSS programs visit the VET Delivered to Secondary Students page here.

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Kalgoorlie
How Classroom VETDSS

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