Food Handler Course

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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 Code


Course Type

Short Course

Accredited Unit

Study mode

On Campus


1 - 2 Sessions





Port of Sale

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.

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 .


Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

Flat enclosed shoes for comfort and safety

Material and Equipment Supplied by Students

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). To find out more visit the TAFE Gippsland website or contact us to discuss your option.

Course cost

For the course cost please visit the TAFE Gippsland website or cal 1300 133 717.

Course units
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety