Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety (SIT Unit)

Riverina Community College Ltd

This unit is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It provides students with the skills and knowledge required to apply personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or bar or smaller food preparation areas. It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during their daily work activities.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards; Report any personal health issues; Prevent food contamination; Prevent cross-contamination by washing hands.

Further information:

Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit via a registered training organisation.

Related Careers:

Kitchen Hand, Tour Guide, Waiter,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wagga Wagga No info No
Established in 1980, Riverina Community College is a Registered Training Organisation which delivers adult education and training to the Riverina. The College has centres located in Wagga Wagga, Leeton, Tumut and Corowa. Vocational training is offered to individuals and businesses via classroom, distance, traineeships, one to one and skill sets delivery. Non-vocational lifestyle and leisure courses are also available. The College participates in a number of state and federally-funded programs, including the Inclusive Community Education Program (ICEP) for adults with disability, and the Community Visitors Scheme.

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