Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety (SIT Unit)

Australian Institute of Food Safety

This unit is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It provides students with the skills and knowledge required to apply personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or bar or smaller food preparation areas. It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during their daily work activities.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards; Report any personal health issues; Prevent food contamination; Prevent cross-contamination by washing hands.

Further information:

Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit via a registered training organisation.

Related Careers:

Kitchen Hand, Tour Guide, Waiter,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane No info No Online 3 hours
Established in 2012, the Australian Institute of Food Safety (AIFS) is a Registered Training Organisation that offers high-quality, nationally recognised food safety training. The AIFS is a premium option that covers all of the essential skills required to be a Food Safety Supervisor in Australia's food-handling environment. It offers the official AIFS accredited Food Safety Supervisor and Food Handling courses.

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