Qualification details

SIT40616 - Certificate IV in Catering Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 03/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SIT40613 - Certificate IV in Catering Operations• Not equivalent • First aid unit moved from core to electives. • Non-equivalence based on removal of first aid unit from core. 02/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBDIV501 - Manage diversity in the workplaceManage diversity in the workplace Elective
BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reportsPrepare financial reports Elective
BSBITU202 - Create and use spreadsheetsCreate and use spreadsheets Elective
BSBITU301 - Create and use databasesCreate and use databases Elective
BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents Elective
BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Core
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleFacilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
HLTAHA019 - Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plansAssist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipmentUse food preparation equipment Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 141111 Cafe Or Restaurant Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Hospitality 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Caterer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 141111 Cafe Or Restaurant Manager 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 03/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in catering operations who have a supervisory or team leading role. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

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 supervisor
  • kitchen administrator
  • small business caterer.

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

23 units must be completed:

  • 12 core units
  • 11 elective units, consisting of:
  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 4 units from Group A or Group B
  • 6 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units 

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

SITHCCC001

Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC005

Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHKOP005

Coordinate cooking operations

SITXCOM005

Manage conflict

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002

Participate in safe food handling practices

SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

SITXINV002

Maintain the quality of perishable items

SITXINV004

Control stock

SITXWHS003

Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective units 

Group A 

SITHCCC011

Use cookery skills effectively

SITHIND004

Work effectively in hospitality service

Group B 

Commercial Cookery and Catering 

SITHCCC003

Prepare and present sandwiches

SITHCCC004

Package prepared foodstuffs

SITHCCC006

Prepare appetisers and salads

SITHCCC007

Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

SITHCCC008

Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

SITHCCC009

Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods

SITHCCC010

Re-thermalise chilled and frozen foods

SITHCCC012

Prepare poultry dishes

SITHCCC013

Prepare seafood dishes

SITHCCC014

Prepare meat dishes

SITHCCC015

Produce and serve food for buffets

SITHCCC016

Produce pates and terrines

SITHCCC017

Handle and serve cheese

SITHCCC018

Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

SITHCCC019

Produce cakes, pastries and breads

SITHCCC021

Prepare specialised food items

SITHCCC022

Prepare portion-controlled meat cuts and meat products

Food and Beverage 

SITHFAB002

Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB003

Operate a bar

SITHFAB005

Prepare and serve espresso coffee

SITHFAB007

Serve food and beverage

SITHFAB014

Provide table service of food and beverage

Food Safety 

SITXFSA003

Transport and store food

SITXFSA004

Develop and implement a food safety program

Kitchen Operations and Management 

HLTAHA019

Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

SITHKOP002

Plan and cost basic menus

SITHKOP003

Plan and display buffets

SITHKOP004

Develop menus for special dietary requirements

SITHKOP006

Plan catering for events or functions

Patisserie 

SITHPAT001

Produce cakes

SITHPAT003

Produce pastries

SITHPAT004

Produce yeast-based bakery products

SITHPAT006

Produce desserts

SITHPAT008

Produce chocolate confectionery

Group C 

Client and Customer Service 

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

Computer Operations and ICT Management 

BSBITU202

Create and use spreadsheets

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Finance 

BSBFIA401

Prepare financial reports

SITXFIN002

Interpret financial information

First Aid 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Human Resource Management 

BSBDIV501

Manage diversity in the workplace

SITXHRM002

Roster staff

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

TAEASS301B

Contribute to assessment

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL404A

Mentor in the workplace

Inventory 

SITXINV001

Receive and store stock

SITXINV003

Purchase goods

Management and Leadership 

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

Work Health and Safety 

SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Working in Industry 

SITHIND002

Source and use information on the hospitality industry

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=68c40a93-e51d-4e0f-bc06-899dff092694

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