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  • SITSS00050

Food Handling

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

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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SITSS00050 Food Handling

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete the core unit from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland