WA Food Safety Supervisor Course (FSS)
This course is designed to meet the new National Food Safety Standard, 3.2.2A – Food Safety Management Tools have been introduced across Australia to reduce the rate of foodborne illnesses linked to poor handling of food in certain food service, retail and catering food businesses. If your business is captured by the standard, you must implement the new requirements by 8 December 2023. The standard introduces three food safety management tools for businesses that handle unpackaged, potentially hazardous, ready-to-eat foods. The three tools include: 1. Requirement to complete food handler training or demonstrate skills and knowledge in safe food handling practices 2. Requirement to appoint a qualified food safety supervisor and 3. Requirement to show that your food is safe. For further information about the requirements, please refer to WA Health website – Food Safety Supervisor Training Course (health.wa.gov.au).
APSI can offer the following units of competencies that WA food safety supervisors will be required to have on their certification:
· SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety,
· SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices
This course is designed for supervisors to understand the requirements around handling food safely and have the relevant skills and knowledge to supervise other staff to safely handle food in their roles. At the end of the course, staff who want to be a Food Safety Supervisor will learn how to best manage Work Health and Safety in the kitchen, restaurant and ensure strict procedures are in place so that all food served is safe to eat.
This course should be completed by people in the Hospitality industry who want a course that provides them with knowledge that is directly transferable to their workplace.
Food Safety supervisor course covers 3 major areas:
1. How to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illness
2. How to handle food safely during food storage, preparation, display and disposal of food
3. How to identify and report incidents or hazards from breaches in hygiene, food safety and Work Health and Safety
This course consist of the following 2 units of competency:
SITXFSA005 – Use Hygiene practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices
A Statement of Attainment will be issued to the participant upon successful completion of all assessments.
This part is divided into two parts. Part 1 is self-paced at learner’s own time to read through all learning resources and complete the knowledge questions through APSI’s online e-learning portal – Moodle.
After completion of Part 1, leaners are required to attend face to face training and assessment at APSI’s East Perth premises for practical demonstration and assessments. Alternative arrangements can be arranged for all practical components to be completed at learner’s own restaurant or kitchen.
APSI can tailor this training course for employers according to their own organisation’s WHS and Food Safety Manual who want to train their employees as a group