Use hygienic practices for food safety

About this course

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. The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.

Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements to this unit.


Program delivery is face to face in a small group training environment.


The Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety Course is conducted over 6 hours. Duration may vary depending on group bookings


Port Douglas – Mossman- Atherton- Cairns- Mareeba

Award Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Statement of Attainment for:

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety




  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
  • Report any personal health issues
  • Prevent food contamination
  • Prevent cross-contamination by washing hands