As Victorian hospitality businesses start to emerge from coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, hospitality employers and workers need to ensure they can safely reopen and engage with customers.
Helping our clients through this time has shown us that you'll need the right systems and skills in place. So that your customers, your staff and yourself have the confidence to be operating.
AVTES is now offering a range of online short courses to help hospitality businesses and workers understand and implement your COVID plan and meet your legislative requirements.
Learn how to ensure your hospitality business is COVID Safe in this video.
Food Handler Certificate
Food Safety Training is part of your legislative requirements as a hospitality business operator.
Food Handler Certification is required for anyone who directly handles food or food contact surfaces.
This includes chefs, kitchen hands, caterers, food and beverage attendants and sometimes front office staff.
This Food Handler course covers the accredited unit SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.
How long since your staff did their food safety training?
While this training doesn’t expire, it is highly recommended that this be refreshed. Given the current importance of food hygiene and general hygiene now is a great time to update your food safety training.
Food Safety Supervisor
All hospitality businesses require a designated Food Safety Supervisor who has overall responsibility for your Food Safety Plan.
Food Safety Supervisor Certification is required by Victorian regulations for all organisations handling and serving food.
Food Safety Supervisors must hold a certificate with the accredited units;
Who is your designated Food Safety Supervisor?
With the current importance of food hygiene, now is a great time to update your food safety plan and knowledge.