Learn safe food handling knowledge and basic hygiene principles for the workplace.
You'll develop a set of skills to equip you for work in food handling to ensure food safety, with the SITSS00050 Food Handling at Victoria University.
This skill set is suitable for food handling personnel working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, and smaller food preparation or bar areas.
You will gain hands on skills and knowledge in:
- safe food handling
- safe preparation and storage of food items
- service and dispose of food
- food safety program procedures.
This skill set is delivered over one (1) day via face-to-face training on campus in a classroom and VenU, Victoria University’s training restaurant open to both staff and general public. There is also a facilitator-led eLearning training and assessment component.
The operational training enables students to learn and apply your skills in a fully-equipped hospitality training environment.
You will also undertake structured learning activities in your own time. It is useful, but not essential, for you to have basic computer skills to access the eLearning.
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Skills First (subsidised) indicative fees
2022 Skills First fees
The Skills First government contribution in 2022 towards this course is $48.75. If eligible, you will pay:
- Tuition: $72*
- Materials: $18
- Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF): maximum per year $0.
*A concession rate of 20% of the standard Skills First subsidised tuition fee is available if you are eligible for a concession. Learn more about concessions.
Full-fee place total indicative fees
- 2022 full-fee place: $120
In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the SITSS00050 Food Handling, a student must successfully undertake the following unit.
A set of skills to equip individuals for work in food handling to ensure food safety.
This course is developed for food handling personnel working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, and smaller food preparation or bar areas.
Participants will gain hands on skills and knowledge in:
•safe food handling;
•safe preparation and storage of food items;
•service and dispose of food, and;
•food safety program procedures;
This short course is delivered over one (1) day via face to face training on campus in a classroom and VenU, Victoria University's training restaurant open to both staff and general public. There is also a facilitator led eLearning training and assessment component of the course during the course. The operational training facility enables students to learn and apply their skills in a fully equipped hospitality training environment.
Students will also be required to undertake structured learning activities in their own time. It is preferred students have basic computer skills to access eLearning material, but not essential.
Admission & pathways
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course
As part of the application process, applicants must complete a Pre-training Review (PTR) to determine suitability for admission.
How to apply
Available start dates:
- 28 July 2022 (Bldg D. Level 1, Rm 141, 8.30am-4.30pm)
- 1 September 2022 (Bldg D. Level 1, Rm 141, 8.30am-4.30pm)
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