Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to demonstrate competence in the following performance criteria:

  • Follow food safety programs
  • Store and prepare food safety
  • Provide safe single-use items
  • Maintain a clean environment
  • Dispose of food safely
  • Report food safety hazards
  • Read and interpret a food safety program and complete food-monitoring documents
  • Calibrate and use a temperature probe and calculate timings
  • Identify and respond to routine food safety issues
  • Coordinate a range of food handling tasks while taking account of food safety issues
  • Take responsibility for food safety at an operation level
Unit of Competency:

SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Important note: A Third Party Report must be submitted once the course is finished. It will be used, along with the in-course assessments, to deem competence for this Unit of Competency.

To meet the Third Party Report requirements, the participant will need access to a commercial or training food preparation area, bar or kitchen, where a supervisor, employer or someone with appropriate food preparation experience will have to observe and comment on the participant’s use of hygienic practices and relevant skills and knowledge while performing a range of food handling tasks.

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Topics Covered:

  • Hygiene Requirements
  • Hygiene and Contamination Hazards
  • Principles and Methods of Safe Food Handling
  • Cleaning and Sanitation

Looking for the Food Safety Supervisor Qualification? You’ll need to complete both:

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Click here for information and to enrol in the entire Food Safety Supervisor’s course if you haven’t done either Unit mentioned above.

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Course Cost

$60 (GST free)


  • Online Component - 2 Hours
  • Online Assessments - 12 months to complete
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    Intended for

    Anyone who directly handles food, comes into contact with food, or is near food at their workplace, or anyone who through their actions or inaction at work could contaminate food.


    On successful completion, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices.

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