Short Courses

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


7 Hours



Once the online VIA ZOOM course has been purchased, and online enrolment form completed, participants will be emailed a login details to give them the access to the course learning materials to read in advance.

Zoom invitation:  A day before the course commencement date, you will receive a Zoom invitation (Zooming link + Meeting ID + Password) to join the session on the day via Zoom.


Learning Materials Instructions:

Prior to the training session, please download, read and save all these training resources to your desk top, or you may print them off. 

-  Food Handlers Workbook.

- Food Handlers Hand Wash Checklist, Personal Hygiene Checklist, Glossary –food Handlers.

A good understanding of written and spoken English is required to undertake this course; if not, you will be required to organise a NATTI interpreter to be present in the class to translate; please advise prior to the class if you are bringing an interpreter. 

What You Learn

This Course is a pre-requisite for Food Safety Supervisors 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 'SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic Practices for Food Safety',within 2-3 weeks.

Materials to Bring

You will be provided and instructed, to download training resources prior to the course.

-  Please note a Photo Identification to be shown - you will need to show your photo identification (drivers licence, passport, Keypass, proof of age card, etc.), Please have ID ready to hold up . 

- Note pad and Pen.

Creat and Provide your USI number:

Please Note: the name you applied for this course is the name that will be printed on the certificate, which should be identical to the name you entered for your USI registration.

Dress Code

Neat Casual.

Places Remaining
Date Friday, 08 Mar 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Online Delivery via Zoom Virtual classes
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Date Monday, 15 Apr 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Online Delivery via Zoom Virtual classes
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Date Tuesday, 14 May 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Online Delivery via Zoom Virtual classes
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William Angliss Institute is approved to deliver Food Handlers Training by interactive video chat or virtual classroom technology for the duration of the Victorian Declared State of Emergency for coronavirus (COVID-19).  This amendment to the approved delivery method aims to ensure the health and safety of our staff and students, industry compliance and support for businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Course content and maximum class size are not affected by this amendment to delivery method.

Online hints

To enrol in Food Handlers Short Course via zoom , please note you will need the following:

The trainer will need to have visual and audio confirmation of your presence in the course; the class requires two way oral and visual communication between students and the trainer.

It is  essential for you to be seen and heard, so you will need a working camera and a microphone on your device (lap top , PC or tablet) to enable observation of your assessment by the trainer; this is a course requirement.

The microphone capability is needed as the trainer may ask you questions, and will be seeking your verbal/ spoken responses (course requirements). Please address the microphone and camera requirements by testing your devices prior to joining the training session. We appreciate punctuality.

The online Food Handlers Course Via Zoom runs for  7 hours; you will need 7 hours stable, unlimited , continuous internet access.

Suitable equipment for a course of this duration; a mobile phone is not recommended, as this type of training drains a lot of power on your phone.


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 3.2.2A (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- Persona Hygiene

4- Cleaning food preparation areas and

5- Pest control.


The assessment quiz comprises 40 questions which must be completed in one sitting (there is no option to save your answers and return to the assessment at a later time).

You have 2 attempts to complete the assessment.  You need to achieve 100% to be deemed satisfactory in this task.

Upon the successful completion of the online food safety training, and submission and review of your portfolio, you will be emailed a confirmation letter of successful completion.

The portfolio will consist of completing the following:

1- Personal presentation photograph and explanation

2- Hazard report

3- Cross contamination photograph and explanation

4- Hand washing video

 This course is accredited as "SITXFSA005" - Use hygienic practices for Food Safety'. and is a pre-requisite for Food Safety Supervisors Training and accreditation.

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Upcoming date: Thursday, 29 Feb 2024