Food Safety

HLTSS00061 Food Safety Supervision Skill Set (for community services and health industries);
SITSS00069 - Food Safety Supervision Skill Set

The law says ‘Anyone selling or preparing food for sale in Victoria must ensure that it is safe to eat.’

Food business owners must ensure that their staff have the skills and knowledge to handle food safely in their roles. To help ensure this your food safety supervisor must:

  • Know how to recognise, prevent and alleviate hazards associated with food handling at your premises
  • Have a Statement of Attainment from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that shows they have the required food safety competencies, and
  • Have the ability and authority to supervise other people handling food at your premises and ensure that it is done safely


SITSS00068 Food Handling (Skillset)

Good food safety practices are essential for the success of any food business. The nationally accredited food handling training program is designed to comply with requirements of the food safety legislation.

The program provides participants with the skills and knowledge to apply basic food safety practices and understand and follow the business food safety plan.

The programs are suitable for food handling staff at the following businesses:

  • Food Manufacturing Businesses
  • Retail Food Businesses
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Restaurants
  • Coffee Shops
  • Delicatessens
  • Take-away Food Outlets