• Course Code
  • 0417FDHYG
  • Unit Code
  • SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Course Type
  • Short Course; Accredited Unit
  • Cost
  • $95
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Location
  • Morwell
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
  • Sale (Fulham)
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Course Overview

When you’re working in the hospitality or tourism sectors, it’s highly important that the quality and hygiene of your food meets stringent standards. This Food Handler Course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to follow key hygiene procedures within your industry. This course is particularly relevant if you work in kitchens, housekeeping, food and beverage service, or as a tour operator.

If you run a business that prepares and sells food, this course will help you improve your existing food handling procedures, ensuring you maintain the utmost standards of hygiene. This course is also suitable for community and fundraising groups who need to ensure their food preparation techniques are safe.

In this course, you will learn about the current food regulations, food poisoning and micro-organisms, personal and environmental hygiene, cleaning and maintenance, food storage and display, pests and pest control. As you can see, 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

Career Opportunities


Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

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

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Course Structure

Course Modules


  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment


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