Unit Code:
Course Type:
Short Course; Accredited Unit
Study Mode:
On Campus
Bairnsdale, Leongatha, Morwell, Port of Sale
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Course Overview

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Whether you are working in the hospitality or healthcare sector, it is highly important that the quality and hygiene of your food meet stringent standards.  This Food Handler course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to follow key hygiene procedures within both industries.

In this course, you will learn about the current food regulations, food poisoning and microorganisms, personal and environmental hygiene, cleaning and maintenance, food storage and display as well as pests and pest control.

This course will give you all of the knowledge you need to continue serving delicious and safe food.

Course Dates

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment; Upon successful completion of this short course students will have competency in .

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the Safe Food Handling Short Course, the learner will be compliant to work safely with food. The hospitality Industry may require staff to have completed this training to enable them to work in positons such as ; cook, chef, kitchen hand, catering assistant, café assistant, barista, food waiter, fast food and take away outlets.

Opportunities for Further Study

Completion of this short course may be used as a credit transfer into the following areas of study.

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

Flat enclosed shoes for comfort and safety


Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety


  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment