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Food, Hospitality, Tourism and Community

    Year 11 & 12 Community Services

    Unit 1A
    This endorsed course is a good lead in to the Certificate II in Community Services. It is suitable for both year 11 and 12 and contributes to WACE. It will provide you with the opportunity to understand that you can make a difference in your community. The course will present a range of practical learning activities where you will learn about the needs of a range of community members from babies to the aged, and make a positive contribution to their lives.

    Unit Cost: $70

    Unit 1B
    This endorsed course will prepare you for the Certificate II in Community Services. It is suitable for both year 11 and 12 and contributes to WACE. This course gives additional practical opportunities for you to learn how you can make a contribution in your community. You can participate in community service activities to build upon your knowledge and understanding and develop abilities, skills and new techniques that can assist the community.

    Unit Cost: $70

    Years 11 or 12 Certificate II in Community Services

    This Nationally Accredited year long course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government, private and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

    You will be on campus for three days study and in the workplace for the equivalent of 110 hours over the year for Workplace Learning where you will have the opportunity to gain direct experience in the work skills required in the service of the community sector.

    The qualification is made up of five compulsory units and four elective units. Successful completion of this course will give you additional academic merit points for entry and continued studies at TAFE and is a pathway qualification into community services work, Children’s Services, Disability Services, Youth Work, Mental Health and Aged Care. The Certificate II in Community Services will be issued by YMCA.

    Certificate Cost: $390 p.a.

    NB Fees must be paid before students will be permitted to attend excursions.

    CORE UNITS Total Hours 155
    CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
    CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
    BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

    ELECTIVE UNITS Total Hours 170
    * (the selection of elective units may vary slightly to suit the needs of the group)
    HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
    HLTFSE006 Prepare foods suitable for a range of client groups
    CHCGRP001 Support group activities
    BSBWOR201 Manage personal stress in the workplace
    FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
    FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
    FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts


    The course is made up of five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units. All core units and *four (4) electives must be successfully completed to be awarded a full qualification.

    Year 11 Food Science and Technology

    Unit 1

    In this unit you will explore food and balanced diets. You will learn about ways in which individuals select and use foods, the variety and availability of familiar, local foods and cooking, storage and service of a range of commodities. You will participate in a range of practical activities to learn about methods of cookery, food presentation, menu planning and design.

    Unit Cost: $110


    Unit 2

    In this unit you will study food, health and how we make food choices. You will learn about food packaging and labelling requirements and how these protect food consumers. You will learn about the sensory and physical properties of food, preparation methods used to produce food products, selection of appropriate equipment and further develop skills in producing menu items.

    Unit Cost: $110

    Year 12 Food Science and Technology


    Unit 3

    In this unit you will be:

    • Using a variety of foods and processing techniques to produce safe, quality food products
    • Evaluating food products, researching the effect of under-consumption and over-consumption of nutrients on health
    • Investigating a range of diet-related health conditions that affect individuals and families
    • Following occupational safety and health requirements
    • Implementing safe food handling practices

    Unit 4

    In this unit you will be:

    • Planning and adapting recipes and cooking techniques to meet the nutrient needs of different groups in our community
    • Examining the influences of lifestyle and cultural traditions on nutritional health
    • Examining the value adding of food
    • Exploring the reasons for preserving food
    • Studying food spoilage and contamination
    • Investigating and implementing food processing techniques
    • Investigating and implementing the principles of food preservation
    • Examining food packaging, labeling and storage

    Unit Pair Cost: $190

    Years 11 or 12 Certificate II in Hospitality


    A Nationally accredited course that can be completed over one or two years to provide an opportunity to develop further skills in knowledge and training that open up pathways into the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.

    The course content provides the foundation skills that are required to be successful in the food industry.

    Over three days on campus, you will develop practical skills in food preparation as well as skills to ensure quality customer service.

    You will have the opportunity to participate in a range of practical based functions both on campus and at local community events.

    You will learn how to work in teams and develop an understanding on seasonality and a wide range of commodities and fresh produce from our community garden.

    Certificate Cost: $450

    NB Fees must be paid before students will be permitted to attend excursions.

    CORE UNITS Total Hours 105
    BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
    SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
    SITHIND003 Use hospitality skills effectively
    SITXCCS003 Interact with customers
    SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
    SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

    ELECTIVE UNITS Total Hours 132
    SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
    SITHCCC103 Prepare and present Sandwiches
    SITHFAB Prepare and serve Expresso Coffee
    SITHCCC101 Use Food Preparation Equipment
    SITHFAB203 Prepare and serve non- Alcoholic Beverages
    SITHCCC006 Prepare Appetisers and Salads


    The course is made up of six (6) core units and six(6) elective units. All core and elective units must be successfully completed to be awarded a full qualification