Online Food Handler Training

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety $19

About this course

The Food Handler course provided by Hospitality Alliance Training provides students with a unit of competence; SITXFSA001  Use Hygienic practices for food safety.

This unit describe the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be able to use hygienic practices for food safety within a business. This includes the ability to be able to apply predetermined procedures, identify and control potential hazards and take the correct action to ensure the non-contamination of food and other items that might put customers, colleagues and yourself at a health risk.

  • Upon successful completition of this course, students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • The SITXFSA001 supersedes the old unit SITXFSA101
  • Duration: Approximately 3-hours dependent on your current understanding of this topic. The online training doesn't have to be completed in one sitting. 
  • By completing the registration form of the course you are declaring that you are the person who will be completing the course.

We provide SITXFSA001 Training in the following states:

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To create your personal Student Account you will need

  • Your Unique Student Indentifier (USI) Number - Visit the Australian Government website to get yours
  • Your date of birth and full legal name
  • A personal email address (not a company email)
  • If you have purchased courses with HAT before you can login to your 'Student Login' and then purchase the course once logged in

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this course you will have an understanding of how to:

  • Handle food safely during storage
  • Handle food safely during preparation
  • Handle food safely during display
  • Handle food safely during service
  • Handle food safely during disposal

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Responsibilities
  • Module 2: Food Safety Program
  • Module 3: Food Safety
  • Module 4: Hygiene
  • Module 5: Diseases

How to get your certificate

  • Successfully complete the online assessment in your own time
  • Once your course has been marked as competent, you will be able to download the 'Authenticity Declaration' form from your student profile
  • Follow the instructions on this form and have it signed and returned to Hospitality Alliance Training 
  • Once Hospitality Alliance Training has witnessed your signed Authenticy Declaration and received all required forms, you will be emailed an alert letting you know that your Certificate/Statement of Attainment can be downloaded from your student profile

Authenticity Declaration

  • Under Australian legislation, online students are required to complete an Authenticity Declaration Form to declare that the person who completed the online training is the same person who registered for the course and will receive the Statement of Attainment.
  • Once you have finished each of the learning modules on your online course, the Authenticity Declaration Form will be uploaded to your student profile and you are required to complete this form and send a copy to Hospitality Alliance Training.
  • Please follow the instructions on this form and then complete it and have your signature witnessed by any one of the 51-types of approved persons. 
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Technical Requirements

  • Preferred Web Browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. We do not recommend using Internet Explorer. 
  • Systems: This online course is suitable for PC, MAC, Android, iPads, or iPhones. 
  • Email: You will be required to input a valid personal email address (not a company email address). 
  • Audio: Some course content is presented using audio. You will need headphones or speakers. 
  • PDF Downloads: Downloads will require you to have Adobe Reader.