About Safe food handling

It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards

  • Report any personal health issues

  • Prevent food contamination

  • Prevent cross-contamination by washing hands

  • Up to 10 hours to complete

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. We offer accredited, non accredited and micro credential training to thousands of hospitality professionals every year. We can create bespoke training to you and your team that caters to your venue. Get in touch with us today to discuss your training needs.

The bonus of training with R&CA

Undertaking training with the national hospitality peak body has benefits

  • Nationally recognised

    R&CA are a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation that provides accredited and non-accredited training across Australia

  • 24/7 Access

    Providing the training online, you are able to access the content and assessments when it suits you. Easy to access and complete in your own time

  • Contact with Trainers

    The Training Department team are always here to help. Speak directly to a hospitality industry trainer to ask questions or talk through the requirements of assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please call us for further information: 1300 722 878

  • How long does the training go for?

    The skill set can take up to 10 hours to complete.

  • What are the units of competency covered in the training?

    The skill set is from SITXFSA001.

  • How long do I have to undertake the training

    3 months from enrolment

  • Who can I contact if I have questions?

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

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

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

SITXFSA001 Safe food handling

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