Food Safety for Supervisors - (All States excluding NSW) Online Training
SIRRFSA001 - Handle food safely in a retail environment
This nationally recognised online course has been developed especially for delivery to staff involved in all aspects of the preparation, storage and serving of food. It provides the Food Safety Supervisor qualification in all states other than NSW
Australian Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 requires food businesses ensure that people who handle food and the people who supervise them, have skills and knowledge in food safety and food hygiene for the work they do.
People who handle food are those who are involved in any activity in your business that involves food or surfaces likely to come in contact with food.
It covers the people whose work involves manufacturing, processing, preparing (such as chopping, cooking, thawing), delivering, servicing, transporting or packing food and the people who clean the premises and equipment.
The course covers hygiene, food handling and cleaning practices and procedures, in an online course that can be taken as time permits in the workplace.
This course contains the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle food safely in the retail environment following organisational food safety procedures and relevant legislation and standard procedures.
It applies to individuals working in roles that involve the handling of food. They operate with some independence under general supervision and guidance from others, and within established organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislative requirements.
NOTE: ACT food safety supervisors must complete competency based training in each of the prescribed units relevant to their industry sector. Currently supermarkets, fast food outlets, cafes, restaurants hotels, fast food outlets, delis must complete the hospitality units. Convenience stores, grocers and petrol stations are able to complete the retail course. We will update these details if the situation changes. Please check the suitability of the course for your sector before ordering.
Aims to instruct food handlers in food safety legislation and their role and responsibilities under a Food Safety Program. The course covers the basic skills and knowledge required to implement food safety procedures in your food business.
All food safety staff involved in your retail business would benefit from this type of course
Course Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
RTO Admission Requirements:
Master Grocers Australia has the following admission requirements to suit the delivery and assessment mode offered:
- Students must be over 15 years old
- Students must successfully complete a LLN test to confirm the ability to effectively undertake the course
- This program has been designed to be delivered through on-line delivery. Students must have the ability to access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.
- This program requires student to video their practical application of skills as part of the assessment process. Students are required to have access to video technology such as a Smart phone/ tablet devise.
- Students must be employed in a suitable workplace that has access to specific equipment/ recourses to support the assessment process. As part of the course, the Employer of the student must sign a declaration that indicates the student is their employee and the workplace has the equipment/ resources required for assessment.
The course has been designed to have a Volume of Learning of 6 hours.
Students will be required to allocate study time to undertake the required learning via the online learning platform. Students should allocate approximately 4 hours to complete the online learning program.
The student is to allocate approximately 2 hours to complete the assessment component of the course.
Please note: Students are required to complete the course assessment within 3 months of course commencement.
Course Delivery and Assessment
This program is to be delivered via on-line delivery.
All theory content will be provided through structured online learning content.
Students will be provided access to the learning materials on confirmation of enrolment and will work through the learning content and activities. Activities will give students the opportunity to prepare for assessment.
The assessment process will include theory and practical assessments.
Students will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit.
Theory assessments will be undertaken thought the secure online portal.
Students are required to undertake a demonstration of practical skills. This is to be captured via videos of themselves undertaking the specific practical tasks, and the student is to submit the video to the RTO via either email, uploading through the student portal or Hightail.
In addition, the workplace is also involved in the assessment process to verify the student’s ability to perform specific workplace tasks that support the competence of the student. The workplace supervisor will be asked to provide feedback and comments on the student’s ability to demonstrate their practical work skills by completing a ‘Third Party Report’ (instruction will be provided with the checklist). This document will form part of the evidence gathered for assessment - as supplementary evidence.
A computer with speakers, Internet connection and Explorer 7 or equivalent, Flash 7 Player or higher and a printer.
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to the student upon successful completion of the course.
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) MGA Industry Training TOID 21148.
Unique Student Identifier From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation you will need to have a reference number called a Unique Student Identifier (USI). More information is available at www.usi.gov.au .