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The Basic Food Safety course starts as soon as you sign up, log in and select the course. You can stop your Basic Food Safety course and resume exactly where you left it by signing back in with your email address and password. 

Once you have completed this online Basic Food Safety course, your Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.


  1. Average time to complete unit: 2 hours
  2. Cost: $19.90
  3. Payment on completion: Credit Card through Secure Pay, PayPal or by Direct Deposit
  4. 100% online, no classroom
  5. Start and stop whenever you like
  6. Students have 3 months to complete the course. 

DETaILED course information

Download the Student Handbook here.

The Student Handbook details your rights and responsibilities, as well as our complaints and appeals process.

You will need access to a computer or laptop or tablet device with internet connectivity to complete this training.

This non-accredited Food Handling Course is suitable to learn the basics of food safety. After completing this food handlers course, you will be able to understand the basic context of all fundamental food safety principals. You will receive a Basic Food Handlers Certificate

This Food Handlers course is identical and uses the same content to the nationally recognised statement of attainment for SITXFSA001 -Use hygienic practices for food safety(Food Handlers). This Food Handlers course offers no practical assessment

This Food handlers course helps with the understanding to the relationship of food handling in restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, bars, tour operators, attractions, function, event, exhibition and conference caterers, educational institutions, aged care facilities, correctional centres, hospitals, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, canteens, fast food outlets, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers.

It offers knowledge to the food handlers course which can be any person who directly handles food or food contact surfaces food such as cutlery, plates and bowls. People at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar and food and beverage attendants and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.

You will receive a Food Handlers Certificate of Completion, not a Statement of Attainment.

Course content:

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards.
  • Report any personal health issues.
  • Prevent food contamination.
  • Prevent cross contamination by washing hands.

Where can I work?

  • Retail.
  • Deli.
  • Supermarket.
  • Cafe and Coffee Shop, Restaurant.
  • Air hostess (also need RSA).
  • Local fundraisers that sell food.
  • Scout leaders.
  • Hospitals or any business that operates a Kitchen.
  • Hospitality and the food production industry.