Online Food Handler Training

SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety 


Intended for those who handle food as part of their employment

This unit describe the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be able to use hygienic practices for food safety within a business. This includes the ability to be able to apply predetermined procedures, identify and control potential hazards and take the correct action to ensure the non-contamination of food and other items that might put customers, colleagues and yourself at a health risk.

  • Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Self-paced estimated duration: 4-hours minimum
    • Actual time required will depend upon a student's learning capability along with their current level of knowledge and understanding of this topic
    • NCVER Nominal Hours:  15-hours (Nationally agreed nominal hours can viewed at
  • By enrolling in this unit you are declaring that you are the person who will be completing the unit.

To create your personal Student Account you will need

  • Your Unique Student Indentifier (USI) Number - Visit the Australian Government website to get yours
  • Your date of birth and full legal name
  • A personal email address (not a company email)
  • If you have purchased courses with HAT before you can login to your 'Student Login' and then purchase the course once logged in

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this course you will have an understanding of how to:

  • Handle food safely during storage
  • Handle food safely during preparation
  • Handle food safely during display
  • Handle food safely during service
  • Handle food safely during disposal

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Responsibilities
  • Module 2: Food Safety Program
  • Module 3: Food Safety
  • Module 4: Hygiene
  • Module 5: Diseases

How to get your certificate

  • Successfully complete the online assessment in your own time
  • Once your course has been marked as competent, you will be able to download the 'Authenticity Declaration' form from your student profile
  • Follow the instructions on this form and have it signed and returned to Hospitality Alliance Training 
  • Once Hospitality Alliance Training has witnessed your signed Authenticy Declaration and received all required forms, you will be emailed an alert letting you know that your Certificate/Statement of Attainment can be downloaded from your student profile

Authenticity Declaration

  • As a Registered Training Organisation, we need to verify that the person who completed the online training and assessment is the same person who enrolled for the course and will be issued with the Statement of Attainment.
  • Once you have completed the online assessment, an Authenticity Declaration Form will be available for you to complete and send to Clubs WA (Trading as Hospitality Alliance Training).
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Technical Requirements

  • Preferred Web Browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. We do not recommend using Internet Explorer. 
  • Systems: This online course is suitable for PC, MAC, Android, iPads, or iPhones. 
  • Email: You will be required to input a valid personal email address (not a company email address). 
  • Audio: Some course content is presented using audio. You will need headphones or speakers. 
  • PDF Downloads: Downloads will require you to have Adobe Reader.