Short Courses

Food Hygiene for Handlers

This module is essential for anyone involved in food handling, incorporating the nationally recognised unit of competency, Use Hygiene Practices for Food Safety SITXFSA101 . Students must successfully complete this unit prior to commencing the Food Safety Supervisors module as part of the Food Safety Package.

Course Code: 29FOO

Fees: $170.00

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Melbourne Polytechnic’s Food Hygiene Handlers program is essential for anyone involved in food handling, providing the skills and knowledge required to apply good food hygiene practices within the hospitality and retail sectors.

  • food safety legislation
  • responsibility of a food handler
  • responsibility of business/organisations
  • food safety programs
  • personal hygiene
  • food poisoning
  • food allergies and intolerances
  • temperature danger zone
  • cross contamination
  • cleaning and sanitation
  • food storage
  • food preparation
  • pest control

Note:

Online enrolment is available right throughout the year.

Upon successful completion participants will be issued a Statement of Attainment for:

SITXFSA101 Use Hygiene Practices for Food Safety

Students must successfully complete this module (TS1032) prior to commencing Food Safety Supervisors (TS1033) as part of the Food Safety Package (29FOO).

For any additional information, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400 or 03 9269 8615, or by email.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.