Food Safety Supervisor Course

  • Course Date: 21/May/2018
  • Location: Gold Coast

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Units Covered

Units covered in this course meet the prescribed certification requirements under the Queensland Government’s Food Safety Act 2006, and other Australian State and Territory food safety laws, for individual food premises and to ensure the safety of food during its storage, preparation, display, service and disposal.

Competency Units

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Achievement of these units provides credit towards a number of catering, cookery, hospitality and kitchen Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications. Further details of these competency units and this qualification can be located at

The key components of the course are:

A. Introduction to Food Safety

B. Food Contamination Hazards and Prevention

C. Personal Hygiene and Responsibilities for Food Handlers

D. Safe Food Handling and Storage

E. Food Safety Programs

QAST has developed this course to be specific for school canteen convenors and uses the tuckshop setting for all examples and case studies.

How is the course delivered?

The course includes a full day workshop either at the QAST training rooms in Brisbane or another suitable venue in your region. There is also a further on site assessment activity completed by the trainee requiring approximately two to four hours of work after the initial course. You will need approximately ten hours in total to complete the course.

How much does the course cost?

QAST is offering this course primarily as a member benefit for Queensland schools, so course fees are heavily subsidised and significantly less than other food safety courses delivered face to face. The QAST course is $200 for members and $250 for non-members (incl. gst).

How do you enrol?

Step 1: Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) if you do not already have one at

Step 2: Complete all fields in the registration form and submit with payment.Coursefees can also be paid via the QAST Shop.

Please note: If you’re studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015, you will be required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).