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Use Hygiene practices for Food Safety (Food Safety Level 1)

National Code SITXFSA001
Cost $49
Days Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm


Course Description

This nationally accredited unit is for people involved in food preparation. It provides basic hygiene principles for all food handlers to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It satisfies the requirements of Victoria's food safety laws. It requires the ability to follow organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.

After successful completion of this course, participants receive a Food Handlers Certificate and a Statement of Attainment for the unit SITXFSA101. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
  • Prevent food contamination
  • Prevent cross contamination
  • Report any personal health issues


No prerequisites.

Course Delivery

Dates: Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: RGIT Australia, LEVEL 1, 51-53 Elizabeth St, Melbourne

Method: This is a classroom-based course that combines lecture and group discussion.

Course Duration

5 hours


A range of assessments may be used including problem-solving exercises, use of case studies and written and oral questioning to assess knowledge of the content of hygiene procedures and food safety standards and codes.


shortcourses@rgit.edu.au or (03) 8639 9000

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