Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.
Our SITHKOP012 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).
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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop recipes for people who have special dietary needs for lifestyle, medical or religious reasons. It requires the ability to identify the dietary requirements of customers, develop recipes to meet those requirements, cost recipes and to monitor and evaluate the success of recipe performance.
The unit applies to all hospitality and catering organisations that prepare and serve food. This includes hotels, clubs, restaurants, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, cafes, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, event and function caterers.
It applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others such as senior cooks, chefs, catering supervisors and managers.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Skills must be demonstrated in a business operation or activity where recipes for special dietary requirements are developed. This can be:
- an industry workplace; or
- an industry-realistic simulated environment.
Assessment must ensure access to:
- spreadsheet and word processing programs for recipe costing and documenting
- internet for research
- a copy of the Australian Dietary Guidelines
- commodity price lists.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors and:
- have achieved the Certificate III or Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, or Certificate III or IV in Catering Operations, or Certificate III or IV in Patisserie, or their successors; or
- hold a trade certificate as a cook or chef or equivalent;
- have worked in industry for at least three years where they have applied the skills and knowledge of this unit of competency.