Food Safety Training
It is a legal responsibility that all food business operators ensure that staff working within their business have adequate skills and knowledge in relation to the tasks they are undertaking. This is an important tool in ensuring safe food and the City’s Environmental Health Officers actively enforce this requirement. The City facilitates a number of food handling training options that will assist workers develop the skills they require.
Challenger TAFE online
This is an accredited on-line, self-paced Hygiene for Food Handlers course strongly recommended for owners, managers and supervisors of food businesses. Successful completion of this unit will help provide food handlers with the essential skills and knowledge needed in order to safely prepare food. The unit is a nationally recognised competency and can lead into further TAFE hospitality qualifications. For further details regarding this on-line course call Challenger TAFE on 9586 7430 or visit the TAFE online.
|FoodSafe® Food Handler Training is produced by Environmental Health Australia, and is a useful in-house training package with helpful tools to ensure food processes are safe and staff have reasonable knowledge levels. FoodSafe introduces basic food hygiene training and the monitoring of food hygiene practices in a food premises. To find out more please visit www.eh.org.au/resources/foodsafe|
I'm Alert online food safety
I’m Alert is a free online food safety course that takes approximately one and a half hours to complete all 20 modules. Staff can (and should) print out a certificate once they have successfully completed the course. If you would like to do this course just log on to www.mandurah.imalert.com.au
Food Safety Induction Sessions
These are free food safety training sessions that are held in the City of Mandurah’s administration building at 3 Peel Street. The sessions are best suited to staff performing basic food handling activities and those new to the food industry. The session usually lasts between one and one and a half hours and is designed as an introduction to food safety. The sessions are delivered by the City’s Environmental Health Officers and usually take place between 4-6pm. If you are interested in attending one of these sessions or sending your staff, please contact the City’s Environmental Health Services section on 9550 3746.