This food handling course is designed for participants involved in food preparation in the hospitality and tourism industries. This is the entry-level certificate for food safety in hospitality and front-line hospitality staff.
Local students Yes
International students Yes
How can I study?
This short course is available to study at our central Southbank kitchen. Call us to discuss your study options.
|Location||Date||Cost||Available Places||Book Online|
|28-30 Fanning Street, Southbank MCIE||20/10/2023 9:00am||$95||15||Book Now|
|28-30 Fanning Street, Southbank MCIE||03/11/2023 9:00am||$95||14||Book Now|
|28-30 Fanning Street, Southbank MCIE||17/11/2023 9:00am||$95||15||Book Now|
|28-30 Fanning Street, Southbank MCIE||01/12/2023 9:00am||$95||15||Book Now|
This program provides you with the Nationally Recognised Unit of Competence for SITXFSA005 – use hygienic practices for food safety.
This food handling course is designed for participants involved in food preparation in the hospitality and tourism industries. This is the entry-level certificate for food safety in hospitality and front-line hospitality staff. Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Australian Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 (Food Safety Practices and General Requirements) suggests that people who handle food and the people who supervise them should have the skills and knowledge in food safety and food hygiene for the work they do.
Convenient CBD location
Experience and highly qualified trainers
Nationally recognised unit of competency
$95 for a 6 hour course
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.
This food handling course provides basic cleaning and hygiene knowledge, skills, principles, practices, and procedures for all food handlers. It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces during their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.
This course covers the following topics:
What is food safety and why is it important?
How to identify and assess food safety hazards
To learn about correct storage temperatures
Dealing with ‘danger’ foods
Cleaning food preparation areas
Each competent participant will receive a statement of attainment in recognition of their successful completion within 5 working days.
28-30 Fanning Street, Southbank MCIE
There are no pre-requisites for this course, however this course is delivered in, and assessments are conducted in English, therefore learners must have the ability to read, write and understand English at a competent level to ensure successful completion.
All participants require a Unique Student Identification (USI) number. If you do not have a USI number you can apply for one online athttps://www.usi.gov.au/students, or you can give MCIE’s admin staff permission to apply on your behalf.
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Participants who arrive after 15 minutes from the course start date will not be allowed entry into the course.
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