Prepares a restricted range of foods in a fast food establishment.
Short Order Cook
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Group: 8511 Fast Food Cooks
prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.
taking and serving food and beverage orders, and receiving payment from customers
preparing food such as hamburgers, pizzas, fish and chips
washing, cutting, measuring and mixing foods for cooking
operating cooking equipment such as grills, microwaves and deep-fat fryers
cleaning food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
ordering and taking delivery of fast food ingredients
may arrange delivery of prepared food and beverages
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.