Brisbane Food Handling Course

Food Handling

food handling

Course Details

The Brisbane Food Handling Course will teach you everything you need to know to practice personal hygiene and prevent food contamination. With food handling knowledge and practical skills, you can prevent food-borne illnesses. Safe food handling is carried out by following organisational hygiene practices and identifying and eliminating food hazards.

This course is ideal for those working in businesses with temporary or permanent kitchens, bar areas, or food preparation stations. These businesses include but are not limited to cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, tour operators, events, attractions, functions, conference catering, and exhibitions. This course also applies to other organisations and events which require food preparation, such as aged care facilities, educational institutes, correctional facilities, defence forces, hospitals, canteens, kiosks, cafeterias, fast-food outlets, residential catering, in-flight and other transport catering.

Anyone who directly handles food or surfaces which come into contact with food, such as crockery and cutlery, during their day-to-day work tasks and chores will benefit significantly from this course. Caterers, chefs, cooks, kitchen hands, kitchen stewards, bar staff, food and beverage attendants, and even front office staff and room attendants require food handling knowledge.

Those who handle food must comply with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

What You Will Learn

  • Food safety, what it is, and why we practice it
  • Identification and assessment of food safety hazards
  • Risk control procedures
  • How to monitor food safety at work


Coffee School by CHT uses competency-based assessments through which you demonstrate that your acquired skills and knowledge meet nationally recognised standards. These include written assessments and skills demonstrations.

Course Duration

Three hours


Upon successful completion of this course, learners are issued with the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the unit:

SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety

Entrance Requirements / Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course. However, at the course start date, learners must be at least 16 years old.

How to Enrol

Enrolment for our Brisbane Food Handling course involves four simple steps:

  • Choose a date from the course timetable.
  • Fill in your personal details in the space provided.
  • Pay for the course using a credit or debit card.
  • Wait for an email confirming your booking and complete the full enrolment form. This form must be completed before your course starts.

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