Food Handling

Course Name
Food Handling
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Statement of Attainment
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A set of skills to equip individuals for work in food handling to ensure food safety.

Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality, events, holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in food handling. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition may allow you to complete your qualification faster. TAFE NSW recognises the skills and knowledge that you may have gained through previous studies, the workplace and life experiences. You may be entitled to gain recognition that will exempt you from attending one or more units. For further information about recognition, please contact TNE on 1800 448 176.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Career Opportunities

This skill set is for food handling personnel working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, and smaller food preparation or bar areas.

Study Options

For further information contact the Customer Service Centre on 1800 448 176 (Free Call).

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