Food Safety Supervisor Course (Hospitality)
SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices
Quality online Food Safety Supervisor course with a unique, hassle free, 100% online Third Party Observation Report and Video Submissions completed right from your course page!
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Valid in all states and territories. Leading national food companies and individuals trust us to deliver industry relevant online Food Safety Supervisor training courses. Gain your national accreditation today!
Food Safety Supervisor Course (Nationally Accredited)
Most businesses that require food to be handled must nominate a Food Safety Supervisor. This type of regulation is in place so that staff have the relevant skills and knowledge to safely handle food in their roles. This course is designed for supervisors to understand the requirements around handling food safely and knowing how to supervise other staff to do the same. Staff who want to be a Food Safety Supervisor will learn how to best manage OH&S in the kitchen and ensure strict procedures are in place so that all food served is safe to eat. This course should be completed by people in the Hospitality industry who want a course that provides them with knowledge that is directly transferable to their workplace.
You can start this course immediately.
Our engaging fully online course can be accessed 24/7 through a 100% interactive, custom designed online learning portal. As a result, you have the ability to engage with interactive learning content and straightforward assessment. You will only be required to answer a multiple-choice quiz and scenario questions. You will not have the hassle of downloading observation documents, getting them signed in your workplace and re-uploading them again as part of your required assessment.This is because our course has a unique online electronic workplace feedback report, which is generated right from your course page.
Eliminating paperwork for a Food Safety Supervisor is important to us.
Our unique Third Party Observation Report is the only one of its kind in Australia. This learning platform feature allows you to experience a true 100% online course. It is especially important to note that there are no ‘hidden’ documents required to be downloaded. Our unique feature can literally save you hours of time! Don’t be fooled by other food safety providers who will make you download, manually complete and get signed, scan and upload a third party observation report.
IMPORTANT FOR NSW STUDENTS: In order to operate as a Food Safety Supervisor within New South Wales you require a certificate from the NSW Food Authority. A NSW Food Authority certificate is required and must be added at the checkout if you intend to work in NSW, at an additional total cost of $35 ($30 is the price the government charges to provide the certificate + $5 for printing and postage costs). This mandatory certificate will be automatically added to your cart where our system detects that you are based in NSW.
Students in other states/territories (VIC, QLD, SA, TAS, WA, NT, ACT) do not require any additional certificates as the Statement of Attainment gained in this course is all that is required to operate as a Food Safety Supervisor in these locations.
You will need to meet our assessment condition requirements to complete our 100% online Course
Performance Evidence Video Submission assessment requirements:
This provides direct evidence that demonstrates your practical skills in an operational food preparation environment. You will submit your assessments (directly to the course page) by recording yourself completing several straight-forward examples of Food Safety in short, 2 minute smartphone videos, or setup a Zoom with one of our trainers to quickly demonstrate your skills live in less than 20 minutes.
Videos will need to be recorded in an operational food preparation environment or industry workplace.
Third Party Observation Report assessment requirements:
This provides supplementary evidence to further demonstrate your practical skills in an operational food preparation environment.
You must have a (recent past or present) nominated observer, with at least 18 months industry experience (eg. boss, supervisor, co-worker) willing to complete an electronic observation report on your behalf.
Please note: If you are looking to start your own business (e.g. at home cake making or a food truck) and you have no current food industry experience, or do not have anyone that can act as your third party observer, then our course is not for you. In this situation, we would recommend you research a reputable company that you can complete a face to face food safety course with. There, you can complete simulated activities in a suitably resourced training space and be observed by a qualified trainer.
- Food safety programs
- Identification of food hazards
- Food safety risks
- Controlling bacterial growth
- Handling and preparing food safely
- Storing and disposing of food safely
- Preventing food contamination
- Personal hygiene
- Hygienic cleaning practices
Units of competency covered
This program enables participants to achieve the SITSS00068 – Food Safety Supervision Skill Set which includes the following two nationally recognised Units of Competency:
- SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
- SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices
There is no need to rush, as you are provided with 8 weeks to complete your course and you can start and stop your learning at any time (your progress will be saved automatically).
> Straightforward questions to demonstrate your knowledge
> Apply what you have learnt to a simulated environment
Third Party Observation Report
> Easy to complete 100% online form that allows a co-worker or supervisor (recent past or present) with at least 18 months industry experience to confirm that you can do practical tasks in the workplace. We developed a custom learning platform to make life simpler for you.
Video Evidence Submission
> Your Performance Evidence submission couldn’t be easier. You can submit your assessment by recording yourself completing several straight-forward examples of Food Safety in short, 2 minute smartphone videos, or setup a Zoom with one of our trainers to quickly demonstrate your skills live in less than 20 minutes!
There are no prerequisites, you can start immediately (although you must have access to a Commercial Kitchen). This course covers the requirements for you to become a nationally recognised Food Safety Supervisor.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support
Whilst there are no training prerequisites, there are some requirements around language, literacy and numeracy. In order to complete the online courses that the Australian Institute of Accreditation provides on its website, you should be able to perform everyday tasks such as;
- Using an instant messenger tool
- Using email at work
- Responding to customer complaints
- Following a recipe
Support from fully qualified trainers
Government approved course
Trusted by leading food companies
No downloading or uploading forms. Ever.
Fast. Paperless. Simple.
> No PDFs to download
> No forms to manually sign, scan, upload
> No physical paperwork. Ever!
Third Party Observation Report
Every organisation providing online food safety courses will require you to complete a Third Party Observation Report as part of your assessment. We believe in simplicity. For you and the people you work with. Our custom designed learning platform allows you to send your electronic report directly from your course page to a co-worker or supervisor (recent past or present) that has at least 18 months industry experience. With a click of a button, they can access a totally secure online form and do not have to download, sign, scan or upload any printed documents. Results are automatically updated in your course and you can immediately view any feedback.
Video Evidence Submission
Your Performance Evidence submission couldn’t be easier. You can submit your assessment by recording yourself completing several straight-forward examples of Food Safety in short, 2 minute smartphone videos, or setup a Zoom with one of our trainers to quickly demonstrate your skills live in less than 20 minutes!
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- No classroom training
- Valid Australia wide
- Meets food safety supervisor requirements
- NSW Food Authority approved provider
- Printed certificate available
- 100% online workplace observation report
- Separate Hospitality + Retail food safety courses
- Instant access to courses
- Start/stop as often as you like
- Smart device/mobile-friendly course
- National clients/testimonials on website
- 4 hours of learning (approx.)
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This course is the minimum requirement by most state and territory governments and/or councils where the business requires a certified Food Safety Supervisor. Our specially designed food safety supervisor course provides everything you need to ensure compliance of your food business in your location.If you want to be a Food Safety Supervisor in QLD, this course is perfect for you, and the statement of attainment is recognised Australia wide. We are also accredited by the NSW Food Authority to deliver the NSW Food Safety Supervisor certificate in the state of NSW.
If you already hold a Statement of Attainment issued by our company for unit SITXFSA101 (superseded), SITXFSA001 (superseded) or SITXFSA005, then you just need to complete SITXFSA006, which is the unit covered in the Food Handling Certificate online course (Level 2). Upon successful completion you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the single unit, where the two units together are recognised as being the units of competency required to be recognised as a food safety supervisor. If you want to complete a NSW FSS refresher program, please contact us by phone to discuss.
Have a look at our ‘Terms and Conditions and forms’ section to review our Student Handbook, which has excellent information you may like to review before deciding on a course, including what Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support we offer. You will have 8 weeks to complete your course, so there is no need to rush. If there are mitigating circumstances that prevent you from completing in this time frame, you can contact us to discuss an extension. For system requirements required to complete this course, please see our FAQ section. Feel free to review our online Food Safety Supervisor course information document or take a quick look at one of our brief online food safety supervisor course online videos.
Information for people wanting to be issued with a NSW Food Safety certificate
In NSW, food safety requirements are set by the Food Act 2003 (NSW) and the Food Regulation 2015 (NSW). These Acts require that food sold in NSW is safe and suitable for human consumption and meets all standards set out in the Food Standards Code. Food Safety in New South Wales is governed by the NSW Food Authority which comes under the Department of Primary Industries. Together with NSW Health, the NSW Food Authority monitors food safety across the whole state. They make sure the food produced and sold in NSW meets all of the guidelines set out in the relevant state-based legislation.
Regulating & monitoring food safety in NSW
The NSW Food Authority is responsible for regulating and monitoring food safety across the entire NSW food industry.
Food safety training requirements
One of the key requirements in the NSW Food Act relates to food safety training. Every food business must have at least one designated Food Safety Supervisor per premises. This person is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace and must be trained in the right way.
Food Safety Supervisor training
Australian Institute of Accreditation has been approved by the NSW Food Authority to deliver NSW specific Food Safety Supervisor training, and the requirements are covered in our courses. This includes three key areas:
1. Safe egg handling
2. Allergen management
3. Cleaning and sanitising practices
When you complete training with Australian Institute of Accreditation, we’ll provide you with a NSW Food Safety Supervisor Certificate (sometimes known as the ‘Purple Certificate’) on behalf of the NSW Food Authority. This must be displayed in the food business. It is an additional cost of $30 + postage and handling.
NSW Recertification or Renewal
Once you receive your Food Safety Supervisor qualification, the certificate is valid for 5 years from the date of issue. If your certificate is due to expire you’ll need to complete the NSW recertification course to receive re-certification issued by the NSW Food Authority. Contact us by phone or email to discuss. Food businesses have 30 working days to ensure their appointed Food Safety Supervisor renews their training and obtains a new Food Safety Supervisor certification.