SITHFAB022 - Clean and tidy bar areas

    Unit code: SITHFAB022 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson
    SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to clean bars and public areas, clear and clean glasses, and safely dispose of waste.
    The unit applies to any hospitality organisation that operates a bar, including hotels, restaurants, clubs, cafes and wineries.It applies to people who work with very little independence and under close supervision, including those commonly known as ‘bar usefuls’. The unit can also apply to bar attendants.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • clean the following areas and equipment according to applicable cleaning schedules and within required timeframe on three different occasions:
    • public bar areas
    • commercial bar equipment
    • apply the following safe work practices while cleaning the above areas and equipment:
    • correct manual handling techniques when bending, lifting and carrying heavy equipment
    • efficient use of cleaning agents and chemicals to reduce negative environmental impacts
    • correct and environmentally sound disposal methods for bar waste, recyclables and hazardous substances
    • display of appropriate signage during work to ensure safety of staff members and customers.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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