Course Info

Course Summary

Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA001 from the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package SIT16. This Food Hygiene training course is recognised under the VET Quality Framework, ASQA & the NSW Food Authority. This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.

Course Duration

Self-paced hours

Before You Book

Foundation skills essential but not explicit to performance in this unit include the following:

  • Reading skills: Interpret organisational documents or diagrams relating to food safety programs, hygiene & food safety procedures & hazard analysis & critical control points (HACCP) practices
  • Oral communication skills: Report hygiene hazards & non-compliant organisational practices accurately

If you do not have these skills, please contact our office.

This Course Covers

  1. Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
  2. Report any personal health issues
  3. Prevent food contamination
  4. Prevent cross contamination by washing hands

After Your Course

Upon the successful completion of this Food Hygiene Online course, participants receive the Statement of Attainment, SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Why Choose this Course?

This 'Food Hygiene' Online course is also commonly known as 'Food Handling', 'Safe Food Handling' and 'Follow Workplace Hygiene Procedures' (previous unit name). This is not the NSW Food Safety Supervisor course. The NSW Food Safety Supervisor course is made up of two units: Use hygiene practices for food safety AND Participate in safe food handling practices. This 'Food Hygiene' Online course covers the first unit only and is designed for individuals working within the hospitality and food services industry as a food & beverage assistant, waiter/waitress, kitchen hand etc. Online courses are non-refundable so please take care to read all information relating to the this course prior to booking. You have 4 weeks to complete the course from sign-up or purchase.

How is the Course Assessed?

Online exam consisting of short answer, multiple choice and true or false questions and two workplace assessments (must complete in commercial kitchen). Students must achieve a mark of 95% or higher.

Extra Notes

Priority is given to students who pre-pay for courses as numbers are restricted. ATS reserves the right to reschedule courses if there are not sufficient numbers to run.

To book: Check out our training schedule for a suitable date and then either book online, call us on 1300 541 773 or email us at to reserve a place in the course.

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