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

This course contributes to the SITSS00051 – Food Safety Supervision Skill Set. To achieve this qualification, you will also need to successfully complete SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Please visit the SITSS00051 – Food Safety Supervision Skill Set webpage to enrol if you intend to complete the full qualification.


Assessments, including a third party report, must be submitted within 6 months of enrolment.

See entry requirements for more information on the third party report.

Assurance audits

AVELING conducts assurance audits on all learners completing nationally recognised online courses to verify identification and ensure the learner completed the course themselves.

For more information, please see our Pre-Course Information.

Entry Requirements
Access to a commercial or training food prep area and supervisor

A Third Party Report must be submitted at the end of the course. 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 observe and comment on the participant’s use of hygienic practices and relevant skills and knowledge while performing a range of food handling tasks.

The Third Party Report must be submitted within 6 months of course enrolment.

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At a Glance


$60 (GST free)




  • Online Component: 2 Hours
  • Online Assessments: 6 months to complete
  • Certification

    A Statement of Attainment will be issued upon successful completion.

    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.

    Additional Info

    Unique Student Identifier
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    General Information

    Pre-Course Information