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SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices

The online Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) certificate is crucial for anyone needing to handle food safely in a supervisory role.

From the 1st of October 2011 all food premises must have a nominated person who has completed the NSW Food Authority’s Food Safety Supervisor certificate.

This requirement applies to businesses serving food that is:

Ready to eat  Potentially hazardous Not sold or served in its package

Examples of businesses that require a food safety supervisor include restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops, caterers, bakeries, pubs, clubs, hotels and supermarket hot food sales.

A Food Safety Supervisor must have completed training in specific units of competency at a Registered Training Organisation approved by the NSW Food Authority. William Angliss Institute is an approved RTO and for your convenience this unit is now available online.

Units include SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices & Handling Eggs, Allergen Management and Cleaning & Sanitising. Students complete a final assessment and a case study and have three months to complete the course.

After appointing and training a FSS, the business owner must notify the relevant enforcement agency (usually local council) of who their FSS is either: online at or via a form available from and submitted to the local council.

Once you have purchased the online Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) NSW course you will be emailed a username and password to access the online Learning Management System in order to undertake your course. On successful completion your Food Authority Certificate will be posted to you.

There is a three (3) month time limit to complete the FSS course.

PLEASE NOTE: The creation of user accounts is a manual operation and therefore takes place during office hours only. As part of the enrolment process for this course please be advised that your personal details will be provided to the Food Authority of NSW for the purpose of recording your competency outcome and issuing of the Food Authority Certificate.

 Please be aware that as part of our enrolment process you are required to provide CERTIFIED COPIES OF YOUR ID for us to verify, identify and comply with audit requirements.

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