Food Safety Course

Food Handler Certificate

Food Handler Certificate

Accredited unit – SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Who should do this course?

Anyone who directly handles food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, food and beverage attendants and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.

This course applies to all tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.

What does the course cover?

This is mostly a theory based course. The unit covers the skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It will assist food handlers to comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) Code (the Code).

Hospitality businesses are also required to designate a food safety supervisor in Victoria. They are required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation. This course is covered in our Food Safety Supervisor course.

How is the course delivered?

This Food Safety course is delivered in a 4 hour workshop. An experienced Trainer Assessor runs the workshop. It can be delivered at your workplace or our training rooms in Warrnambool or Collingwood.

What certification will students get?

Participants that complete the course will receive a Statement of Attainment issued by AVTES including accredited unit code and title. This meets the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) Code (the Code).

How much does it cost?

For individuals completing this unit, the cost is $170.00 per person.

For group sessions, the cost is $2,800 for up to 20 people, that’s from only $140.00 per person.

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