• Course Code
  • 0417FDHYG
  • Unit Code
  • SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Course Type
  • Short Course; Accredited Unit
  • Cost
  • $95
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Location
  • Morwell
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
  • Sale (Fulham)
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Course Overview

This unit will give you the skills and knowledge required to follow the key hygiene procedures that apply in many sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. It is particularly relevant to kitchen, housekeeping, food and beverage, and some tour operators.

If your business prepares and sells food, this course can enhance your existing food handling procedures to ensure you maintain the highest standard of hygienic preparation for your customers.

The completion of this unit is a government requirement for people serving or handling food as part of their employment, fundraising or community requirements.

Course structure

In this course you will learn about:

  • Food regulations
  • Food poisoning micro-organisms
  • Personal and environmental hygiene
  • Cleaning and maintenance practices
  • Food storage preparation and display
  • Pests and pest control.

Is this course right for me?

This course is designed for people working in, or wishing to enter employment in the hospitality industry where food handling takes place. It is also suitable for community or fundraising group members who require this unit to support their operations.

Course Dates


Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment

Career Opportunities


Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

Flat enclosed shoes for comfort and safety


Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules


  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment


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