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Food Safety Awareness

State ID: MAB39


This food hygiene short course is for workers in the hospitality, and catering industries, including those who work in bars, restaurants, cafes, residential facilities, fast food shops, and canteens.
In this accredited course you will gain the skills for safe food handling practices for compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
On completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to work hygienically within a food business and the certification to show prospective employers your commitment to food safety. 
The day will start with theory on subjects such as;
- Commonwealth, and state food safety laws, standards and codes
- How to identify food hazards
- How to report personal health issues
- How to prevent food and cross contamination

You will then go on to complete your assessment in class time, followed by your practical assessment in the kitchen or bar (depending on the campus you study at).


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic practices for food safety


Half price*

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding: 
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic PPE requirements (located under Important information)

LLN – Language literacy and numeracy requirements: Adequate literacy and numeracy skills to complete the written component of the assessment. If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns, please discuss them with us before the course starts.

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $ 34.30
Concession: $17.20

Important information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
Participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:
•    long pants
•    long sleeve shirt or T shirt
•    enclosed shoes (closed in, non-slip, rubber based sole preferred)
•    long hair tied back and no loose jewellery or clothing
•    apron

Participants are encouraged to bring:
•    Pencil case and notebook
•    Water bottle, lunch, snacks

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Albany Campus

Date: 15 October, 26 November 2020
Time: 9am - 2pm
Duration: 1 day

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 03, 2020