Food Safety Supervisor


KeySkills Training: Food Safety Supervisor - image of Chef Team

This course incorporates SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices For Food Safety and
SITXFSA002 Participate In Safe Food Handling Practices
As part of the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Packages
                           Australian Qualifications Framework         

Cost $199  Book Now! 


Onsite training available.

On successful completion of this course you will be issued with a:

  • Food Safety Supervisors Certificate by the NSW Food Authority
  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
    • SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices For Food Safety
    • SITXFSA002 Participate In Safe Food Handling Practices
It is a NSW government requirement (under the Food Act), that certain retail food businesses that process and sell food that is ready to eat, potentially hazardous and not sold and served in the suppliers original packaging, have at least one designated food safety supervisor responsible for implementing safe food handling. This requirement is enforced by the NSW Food Authority and local councils. This legislation protects patrons from food bourne illnesses and satisfies the legal requirements for Food Safety Supervisor training for retail food businesses in NSW.

The designated person is required to take a lead role in supervising food safety for the business. They must:

  • Hold the required competencies
  • Have the ability to supervise food handling practices in the food business
  • Be reasonably available at all times the food business is operating
  • Have the authority to supervise and give instructions to food handlers

This is a fast paced, industry specific course designed for people who are currently working in the Hospitality Industry.


Who should do this course:

  • Managers
  • Hospitality business owners
  • Franchisees
  • Senior Chefs
  • Retail food operators
  • Tour operators
  • Designated Food Safety Supervisors 

Course Assessment

This course encourages discussion and interaction through group exercises. Competency is assessed by successfully completing activities, written and practical assessments. The assessments are conducted in English.

Key Skills Training provides access to learning support services and resources to assist participants to achieve the course learning outcomes. If you believe that you may have difficulty completing the assessment due to English being your second language, or you have literacy or numeracy issues, please contact us prior to undertaking the course so we can assist you with preparation.

For more information on each unit of competency including course content please refer to our previous course pages.

Course Commencement

You must arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time for registration and ID checks.
The course closes for entry 10 minutes after the scheduled start time. If you are more than 10 minutes late you will not be admitted and a rescheduling fee of 50% of the full course fee applies to book another course date.
USI Requirement

From 1st January 2015 all Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) throughout Australia are required to collect Unique Student Identifiers (USI) from persons enrolling in VET training. 

A student will require a USI prior to obtaining their Statement of Attainment from the training organisation where they are undertaking the study.

You can create your USI at it only takes 5 minutes. Please bring your USI with you when you attend your training course.


Course Duration

8 Hours
If you are new to the Hospitality Industry or are considering entering the Hospitality Industry, we strongly recommend you consider completing the Food Safety Supervisor course over two days.

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Course Dates

There are no dates currently scheduled for this programme. You can request a corporate booking or send us a message with the form below to get more information or details on alternate courses.

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