Learn the skills you need to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. This course requires the ability to follow pre-determined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards. You will learn how to:
- Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards;
- Report any personal health issues;
- Prevent food contamination; and
- Prevent cross-contamination by washing hands.
This course is useful for anyone wanting to work in any place that does food preparation, including but not limited to restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, and bars.
It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.
Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
The successful achievement of this skill set will result in a Statement of Attainment in SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and requires you to complete the units listed below:
- SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
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