The Food Safety Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that their work place engage in best practices regarding safe food handling.
The NSW Food Safety Regulations stipulate that hospitality businesses in NSW need to have a designated Food Safety Supervisor within their organisation.
Every food business must have at least one designated Food Safety Supervisor per site. 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.
Legislation requires refresher training every five (5) years.
New Era Institute is approved to issue the NSW Food Safety Supervisor Certificate.
Staff who want to be a Food Safety Supervisor will learn how to best manage WH&S in the kitchen and ensure strict procedures are in place so that all food served is safe to eat.
Units of competency covered
This short course enables participants to achieve the following two nationally recognised Units of Competency:
- SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
- SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
This course is for:
- Food Safety Supervisors
- Kitchen Staff
- 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
- Food Safety Supervisor training
New Era Institute is approved by the NSW Food Authority to deliver the Food Safety Supervisor training, and the requirements are covered in our courses. This includes three key areas:
- Safe egg handling
- Allergen management
- Cleaning and sanitising practices
When you complete your training with New Era Institute, we’ll provide you with a NSW Food Safety Supervisor Certificate on behalf of the NSW Food Authority. This must be displayed in the food business.
$99* + A NSW Food Authority certificate is required to be added if you work in NSW, at an additional total cost of $45
*A special price is offered to New Era Institute’s students. Please contact us and speak to student support.
Duration: 1 day course (up to 6 weeks to complete)
Location: online/by distance
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USI (Unique Student Identifier)
From 1 January 2015, every student who undertakes nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia is required to have a USI.
STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT CANNOT BE ISSUED if a participant fails to produce a valid USI number.
Register your USI via www.usi.gov.au
There are no prerequisites, you can start immediately. This course covers the requirements for you to become a nationally recognised Food Safety Supervisor.
100 points of ID
Participants must provide 100 points of ID
All students are required to provide 100 points of ID on the day of enrolment.
We are unable to offer refunds for students who do not turn up for online classes or decide after booking that they do not want to attend.
This course will provide you with all the skills and understanding needed to be a successful Food Safety Supervisor, including:
- Legislative requirements
- Understanding food safety policies and procedures
- Identifying and controlling hazards
- Personal Hygiene
- ANZFA guide to food safety standards
- Food Safety monitoring
Participants will be assessed through an open book, multiple choice and short answer question examination. The assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the unit.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the course.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the Food Safety Supervisor course at the full course fee.
Work Place Requirements
The workplace must have the following:
- Personal Protective Equipment (gloves for example)
- Cleaning materials and chemicals
- Pest control chemicals and equipment
- Food that is for sale to the public
- Food handling implements (such as tongs)
- Food storage and display equipment (such as a bain marie)
- A supervisor or manager that can verify your abilities
If you don’t have access to a workplace, please speak to your trainer as we may be able to assist you in organising a suitable work placement venue to complete the mandatory 12 hours of work placement.
Once a competent mark is awarded, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety & SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices.
This will be issued maximum after the commencement of the course. This Units of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.
Food Safety Supervisor certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.
From the date and time of course commencement, you have 6 weeks to complete your course (this includes the Supervisor Report). At the end of the 6 week enrolment period your course will expire, and will no longer be accessible.
Please note there are no refunds if you do not complete your course within this timeframe; however, you can purchase a 14-day extension to extend access to the course which will provide additional time to complete the training.