Course Info

Course Summary

Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA001 and Participate in safe food handling practices SITXFSA002, from the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package SIT16 describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food. It requires the ability to follow predetermined procedures as outlined in a food safety program. This NSW FSS training course is recognised under the VET Quality Framework, ASQA & the NSW Food Authority.

Course Duration

8 hours

Before You Book

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
  5. Follow food safety program
  6. Store food safely
  7. Prepare food safely
  8. Provide safe single use items
  9. Maintain a clean environment
  10. Dispose of food safely

After Your Course

Upon the successful completion of this NSW FSS course, participants receive a Statement of Attainment from ATS. Students will also receive the NSW Food Safety Supervisor certificate issued by the NSW Food Authority to comply with new regulations. This certificate must be registered by the individual with the NSW Food Authority and local council when issued.

Why Choose this Course?

The NSW Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) course is made up of two units of competency: SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices. This course is designed for supervisors and managers of food businesses in NSW. The Food Act 2003 (NSW) requires certain food businesses in the NSW hospitality and retail food service sector to have at least one trained Food Safety Supervisor (FSS). The NSW Food Authority introduced this course to help reduce food borne illness in the hospitality and retail food service sectors in NSW and to improve food handler skills and knowledge. Click on the above locations tabs to select a classroom date and book in! If you are not a supervisor or manager but work in a food business, the Food Hygiene course will be more suited to your role. The Food Hygiene course is the first unit of the NSW FSS course: SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety. This course is available in the online format. Click 'Select Date' for the 'Food Hygiene Online' course under 'Related Courses' on the right-hand side.

How is the Course Assessed?

Practical & written assessments. Students must achieve a mark of 80% 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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