About This Course

This course will equip you with the critical knowledge and skills needed for hygienic practices and safe food handling during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food.

This course is for food handling personnel or food safety supervisors who are already currently working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations and who have access to permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation areas. This course is designed to allow you to study at your own pace being delivered fully online via our user friendly platform however please note you will be required to have access to a fully operational kitchen and a suitably experienced or qualified Supervisor/Colleague willing to sign 'Third Party Observations' on your behalf. You will learn many valuable skills including:

  • Learn to follow hygiene procedures, identify food hazards and participate in safe food handling practices

  • Understand airborne and infectious diseases and hygience practices

  • Learn about HACCP, safe food handling, prevention and control of pests and adhering to internal food safety protocols

  • Meets the national requirements for businesses to have a Food Safety Supervisor in their venue or business at all times

  • Delivery: Online

  • Duration: Up to 18 hours

  • Assessments include: Knowledge-based questions, role-play(s), third-party report(s) and audio/video submission(s).

Training with R&CA

Restaurant & Catering Association of Australia is the national peak body for hospitality. Representing over 48,000 cafes, restaurants and catering venues, we understand the needs of the industry. Through the R&CA you will have access to nationally recognised courses, professional development training and micro credentials.

We can also create bespoke training foryou and your team, that caters specifically to your venue.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your training needs. Call the RC&A Training Academy on 1300 722 878.

Why train with R&CA?

Training with the Australia's hospitality peak body has its benefits...

  • Nationally recognised

    R&CA provides nationally recognised and professional skills development training across Australia. Your credentials will be respected by industry and employers.

  • 24/7 Access

    Self-paced online training means your can access your learning and submit assessments at your own pace, (course durations apply) and without needing to attend classrooms.

  • Contact with Trainers

    The R&CA Training team are here to support you. Reach out to your specialist trainer to ask questions or discuss the assessment requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please call us for further information: 1300 722 878

  • How long does the training take?

    The skill set can take up to 18 hours (total time) to complete. You will however be learning at your own pace which means you are able to fit in your study around your other work, family and social commitments.

  • What are the units that are covered in the training?

    This skill set covers two units: SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices

  • How long do I have to undertake the training?

    You will have access to the course and learning content for 3 months. If you don't complete your course and submit your assessments in that time, you will need to enrol again.

  • Who do I contact if I need support?

    We have a super friendly team of experienced trainers and assessors who are here to help and guide you through your training. Please call 1300 722 878 and ask for the Training Team.

  • How often do I have to re-train or re-skill?

    In some States or Territories, it is a requirement to undertake updated training every 5 years. Please check with your local state or territory for more information.

  • What will I need, to be able to complete the course?

    Completing this course is straightforward and fun. All you will require is a computer or tablet with internet access, a current browser (such as Chrome) and or a mobile phone with video recording and playback capability. You will also need access to a fully operational commercial kitchen and a suitably experienced of qualified supervisor or colleague willing to sign your 'Third Party Observations'.

SITSS00051 Food Safety Supervision

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