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SITSS00050

Food Handling

This food handling course will equip you with the basic skills and knowledge required to handle food safely. Go on to complete your food safety certificate or complete further cookery related study.

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TIME Anytime NEXT START DATE 19 May 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$85

Course overview

This food handling course will equip you with the basic skills and knowledge required to handle food safely.

If you are involved in the preparation or serving of food then you require a food safety certificate. This course is a minimum requirement for anyone who handles food including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards/hands, and bar, food and beverage attendants.

In this course you will discover how to identify food hazards, understand basic food safety laws, learn how to minimise food safety risks, and learn methods for controlling food safety.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to continue with further cookery related study and is the first part of gaining your food safety certificate.

Course outcome:

SITSS00050 Food Handling

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXFSA001
    Use hygienic practices for food safety
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXFSA001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Charleville
19 May 2022
1 day
Part time 6 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
Roma
09 Jun 2022
1 day
Part time 6 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
Roma
18 Aug 2022
1 day
Part time 6 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
Roma
20 Oct 2022
1 day
Part time 6 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
Roma
15 Dec 2022
1 day
Part time 6 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
20 Sep 2022
up to 6 hours
Part time 2 nights
Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $85
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
Online theory (self-paced) prior to practical, 1 day face-to-face practical observation 13th June
up to 8 hours per day
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $85
Cairns
12 Sep 2022
Online theory (self-paced) prior to practical, 1 day face-to-face practical observation 14th Nov
up to 8 hours per day
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $85
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Whitsundays (Cannonvale)
Anytime
1 day
Part time + face to face assessments
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $85
Townsville (Pimlico)
14 Jun 2022
1 day
up to 8 hours
Tuesday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $85
Townsville (Pimlico)
08 Nov 2022
1 day
up to 8 hours
Tuesday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $85

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Food Handling (SITSS00050)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing a white or black shirt, black pants or skirt, and enclosed shoes.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.