SITSS00069 Food Safety Supervision

This skill set is for food handling personnel or food safety supervisors working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, and smaller food preparation or bar areas. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills in hygienic practices and handling food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service, and disposal of food and understand the responsibilities of a Food Safety Supervisor.

A food safety supervisor is required to have experience and expertise relevant to the licensable food business and be able to supervise and give directions about food safety to persons in the food business, they add a level of protection for day-to-day food safety.
Additionally, the presence of a food safety supervisor at the food business is a crucial point of contact for both the local government and people who handle food in the food business.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment, which can be used as evidence for credits towards other qualifications within the Hospitality and Tourism training package.

  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices

There are no pre-requisites to this skill set.

Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in food handling or supervision. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices.                                                                                                                                                                                                Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support the SITXFSA005 must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

Blended – online (self-paced) via Learning Management System Didasko and, Workplace based observations (practical).                                                                                                                                    During the entire program you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours, should you have any questions throughout completing the course.

  • Online – own location, home and/or workplace

Access to a laptop / computer, stable internet connection, access to web browser (preferrably Google Chrome) and a current email address.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A video and audio recording device such as a ‘smart phone’ or web cam, for the purpose of recording of assessment tasks to be submitted to the assessor.

There is no Government Funding available for this course.
  • Fee for service


SITSS00069 Food Safety Supervision is Nationally Recognised Training.

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