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Introduction to Food Handling

Foundational knowledge on food safety, safe handling of food, and proper hygiene

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What you'll learn

  • To recognise sources of foodborne illnesses.
  • Learn selection, storage and cooking techniques.
  • How to minimise food safety risks with effective hygiene.
  • Understand HACCP principles and cutting board use.

Why choose this course?

This course is designed for people who handle food as part of their job.

It teaches them how to handle food safely and emphasises their duty to protect the health and safety of clients, themselves and others at work.

What does the course cover?

The key content areas covered include:

  • Participants will gain knowledge on food safety, including food poisoning and the main bacteria causing it.
  • Learners will develop safe food handling skills, covering selection, storage, preparation, and cooking.
  • Participants will understand how to minimise food cross-contamination and maintain proper hygiene using handwashing, personal hygiene, and protective equipment.
  • The importance of using HACCP Colour Coded Cutting Boards correctly.

This course is essential for:

  • Workers in day programs, supported accommodations, group activities, shared kitchens, clients' homes, or community venues.


15 minutes

Refresher schedule

Every 24 months

100% online course
Interactive activities
Voice over
Video and/or animation
Certificate of completion
Aligned to NDIS Practice Standards
Access available for 12 months from purchase

Training 25 or more people?
We have flexible learning options, on our LMS or yours. Contact us to discuss hosting options, cost effective licences and additional discounts for your organisation.

Price: $0.00 Inc. GST