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SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices (food safety supervisor)

SITXFSA002 is commonly known as the Food Safety Supervisor unit of competency for food safety training within the Hospitality sector. It includes food safety practices such as how to follow Food Safety Programs & HACCP, store food safely, prepare food safely, provide safe single use items, maintain a clean environment and dispose of food safely. People at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen hands and food and beverage attendants.

The proprietor of a food premises, which is required by the Food Act 1984 to have a food safety supervisor, must give the registering council written details of the name and qualifications of the current food safety supervisor for the premises within seven (7) days of being asked in writing to do so. The nominated FSS must have completed FSS training in the prescribed units by an RTO, such as AQT.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for unit: SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

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Most food businesses in Australia have a legal obligation to employ a qualified Food Safety Supervisor on their team. Whether you are a business who needs to meet these requirements, or a food worker who wants to develop new skills and obtain a qualification, then this course is for you. Our course is nationally accredited and covers all of the key skills required to be a Food Safety Supervisor in today's food-handling environment.

3rd Party Checklist

For this unit a 3rd party checklist will need to be completed by you with your Manager or Supervisor whilst you are in your place of employment. You must be observed by either your Manager or Supervisor completing the tasks on the 3rd party checklist. This assessment covers the elements and performance criteria, skills and critical aspects for assessment and evidence related to the competency unit SITXFSA002 participate in safe food handling practices. You can download this checklist at the top of this page (alternatively we can email it to you). Once you have achieved a 100% success rate with AQT online assessment and your 3rd party checklist has been completed you will need to upload or email this checklist to us (instructions are on the 1st page of the 3rd party checklist). Once AQT has received you 3rd party checklist and it is 100% completed your assessment will be finalised and your Statement of Attainment will be available in your profile 24/7. We may call your Manager or Supervisor for verification the 3rd party report.

Your Supervisor or Manger must be an expert in the Hospitality field and have been working in this industry for at least the last 3 years for AQT to considered them as an expert. This assessment MUST be completed in and operational commercial food preparation area, bar or kitchen.

Where can I work ? :
  1. Retail.
  2. Deli.
  3. Supermarket.
  4. 4. Cafe and Coffee Shop, Restaurant.
  5. Air hostess (also need RSA).
  6. Local fundraisers that sell food.
  7. Scout leaders.
  8. Hospitals or any business that operates a Kitchen.
  9. Hospitality and the food production industry.


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