Skill set details

SITSS00017 - Food Safety Supervision (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by SITSS00051 - Food Safety SupervisionUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 02/Mar/2016

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 18/Jan/2013

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Modification History

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New skill set.


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Pathways Information

Achievement of these units provides credit towards a number of catering, cookery, hospitality and kitchen Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this skill set at the time of endorsement.

Skill Set Requirements


Unit Code 

Unit Title 


Use hygienic practices for food safety


Participate in safe food handling procedures

Target Group

Food handing personnel or food safety supervisors working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, smaller food preparation or bar areas.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the SIT12 Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package provide a set of skills to work hygienically when handling food and to ensure the safety of food during its storage, preparation, display, service and disposal.

It meets the prescribed certification requirements, under some Australian State and Territory food safety laws, for individuals to work as food safety supervisors.


Those developing training to support this skill set must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.