Food Handlers Course

SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety

Course Summary 

IMPORTANT: National laws changed on December 8, 2022.

If your business prepares or serves food anywhere in Australia, then these changes affect you and you must take action, to meet new food safety requirements from December 2023.

Are you currently employed in or preparing to enter the hospitality or retail sector, particularly roles involving food handling? If your answer is 'Yes,' our online 'Food Handlers Certificate' course is designed with you in mind. 

This nationally recognised comprehensive online program equips you with essential skills to enhance your employability in the food industry and meets the requirements of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) for food handlers.

Throughout this course, you will gain expertise in implementing sound hygiene practices across diverse service industry operations. You will become adept at adhering to established procedures, identifying and effectively managing common hazards, and ultimately safeguarding the health and well-being of customers, colleagues, and yourself.

Flexibility is a priority - our online training courses allow you to progress at your own pace.

Through the ATS online learning platform, you will have 24/7 access to a user-friendly interface, interactive content, and visual aids, facilitating swift and effective learning and online assessments leading to your nationally recognised certificate.

All information necessary to answer assessment questions is provided during the training – no surprises. 

Upon successfully completing the course, you can securely save and print your certificate. Additionally, we provide a downloadable PDF course workbook for your to keep for future reference.

This course is recognised by the NSW Food Authority.

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Course Details

This online course covers the unit, 'SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety,' which will provide you with a valuable, nationally recognised Statement of Attainment upon successful completion. It is relevant to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.

This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, and bars; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.

It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff. 

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It includes the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.

This is not the Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) course. For more information about FSS certification, click here.


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