Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.

Duration

7 hours

Schedule

Please refer to the dates tab above.

Food Handlers training is also available at the reopened Lilydale campus.

Prerequisites

Please note: A good understanding of written and spoken English is required to undertake this course.

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What You Learn

This course is a pre-requisite for Food Safety Supervisor training and accreditation.

Learn about correct storage temperatures, dealing with 'danger' foods, personal hygiene, cleaning food preparation areas and pest control.

What You Get

The skills and knowledge that will help to ensure you meet your legal obligations under the Food Safety Standards and serve food that is free of hygiene hazards and safe for your customers to consume.

A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency 'SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic Practices for Food Safety'.

Materials to Bring

USI Number http://www.usi.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Photo Identification (ie. drivers license, passport, etc).

Pen.

Dress Code

Neat Casual

Date
Location
Places Remaining
Date Thursday, 28 Sep 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
William Angliss Institute 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Places Remaining
14
Date Tuesday, 10 Oct 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
William Angliss Institute 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Places Remaining
17
Date Monday, 16 Oct 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
William Angliss Institute 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Places Remaining
25
Date Thursday, 19 Oct 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
William Angliss Institute 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Places Remaining
24
Date Thursday, 26 Oct 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
William Angliss Institute 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Places Remaining
24

A food handler is anyone who works in a food business and who either handles food or surfaces that are likely to be in contact with food such as cutlery, plates and bowls. A food handler may do many different things for a food business. Examples include making, cooking, preparing, serving, packing, displaying and storing food. Food handlers can also be involved in manufacturing, producing, collecting, extracting, processing, transporting, delivering, thawing or preserving food.

Australian Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 (Food Safety Practices and General Requirements) requires that people who handle food and the people who supervise them have the skills and knowledge in food safety and food hygiene for the work they do.The aim of the Food Handlers course is:

  1. To learn about correct storage temperatures
  2. Dealing with 'danger' foods
  3. Personal Hygiene
  4. Cleaning food preparation areas and
  5. Pest control

This course is accredited as ‘SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic Practices for Food Safety'. and is a pre-requisite for Food Safety Supervisor training and accreditation.

Please note: A good understanding of written and spoken English is required to undertake this course.

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