Food Safety Awareness

State ID: MAB39
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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



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

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Non-Concession: $ 34.30
Concession: $17.20

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.

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

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Duration 1 day
When Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Where Albany

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