This course provides both theoretical and practical skills that will help streamline your kitchen operations, also providing compliance material to ensure that WHS requirements are adhered to by all kitchen staff.
Assisting experience at all levels in the kitchen, there is opportunity for staff to up-skill and/or specialise via a number of optional modules or create your own professional development course.
Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety
Overview of module
The best way to reduce the possibility of health problems is to follow the appropriate hygiene procedures in your workplace. Whether you work in food preparation, preparing rooms, serving drinks or guiding tours, it is essential to maintain a safe, healthy and hygienic workplace. This module has a focus of food contamination and poisoning prevention.
Estimated time to complete this module is 120 minutes.
Components in this Module
1 - Why is Hygiene Important?
- Why is Hygiene Important?
- The Seriousness of Food Poisoning
- Why Does Food Poisoning Occur?
- Food Poisoning Causes
- How Does Australia Fare?
- Hygiene Procedures
- Food Safety Programs
- Who is Most at Risk?
- Which Foods are Dangerous?
- What are my Legal Requirements?
- Rotten Egg
- Checkpoint 1
- Enforcement of the Code
- Accessing Food Safety Information
- What Happens if I Find a Hazard?
- What Happens if I Dont Follow Hygiene Procedures?
- Checkpoint 2
2 - Why is Personal Hygiene and Health Important?
- Why is Personal Hygiene and Health Important?
- Personal Hygiene
- Cuts and Abrasions
- What if Im Sick?
3 - How Does Food Get Contaminated?
- How Does Food Get Contaminated?
- Contamination Animation
- What Happens When Food is Contaminated?
- Checkpoint 3
- Causes of Food Poisoning
- Bacterial Growth Animation
- Viruses and Prions
- Moulds and Toxins
- Mishandled Eggs
- Safe Handling of Eggs
- NSW Food Authority Egg Safety
- Food Poisoning Symptoms
- Checkpoint 4
4 - How Can I Prevent Food Poisoning?
- How Can I Prevent Food Poisoning?
- Avoid the Danger Zone
- Temperature Control
- Follow the Food Safety Program
- Understand and Use HACCP Procedures
- Apply HACCP to the Food Handling Cycle
- Storing Food Correctly
- Storage Temperatures
- Cooling, Heating and Thawing Food
- Washing Your Hands
- Washing Hands Video
- Checkpoint 5
- Control Pests
- Maintain Garbage Areas
- Handle Linen Hygienically
- Handling Linen Hygienically
- Follow Cleaning Procedures
- Correct Cleaning Procedures
- Checkpoint 6
No previous knowledge or experience is required.
The online courses are made up of a number of learning modules. Each module has an estimated time to complete them (click on the ‘i’ next to the module to get the time).
The time to complete a module can vary based on your existing knowledge of the material.
No need to finish the course in one session. You can log in and out as many times as you like, until the course end date. The course end date is shown when entering the training. The system remembers what you have completed and you can continue on from where you left off.
How does it work?
Once we receive confirmation of your payment (which could take up to 24 hours), you will receive an email with your login details. Go to the login page which will be emailed to you. Enter your details then click on the name of the course when you are ready to start.
How do I pay?
Pay with mastercard or visa through our secure PayPal internet payment facility. You can also select to ‘Generate an Invoice’ or ‘Make An Enquiry’ and we will get back to you with a group pricing as a quote or submission for you to respond to.
Who should do this course?
These courses are for anyone who wants to learn more or wants to extend their resume by becoming more knowledgable in their company.
How will I be assessed?
Each module is broken into sections with checkpoints, interactive challenges and quiz questions throughout. You are required to go through each section and answer every question correctly to be deemed competent. If you answer any questions incorrectly, you will be given feedback on which question you answered incorrectly. You can then correct your response and continue.
Will I receive a certificate?
These are non accredited corporate-based short courses and if successful you will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Steps to proceed with enrolling in a Course
Step 1 – Select a Course(s) by adding it to the Shopping Cart.
Step 2 – Pay for the course (using Paypal).
Step 3 – Once we have received the payment we will send you an email confirming your order.
Step 4 – This email will have instructions for connecting to the course, your login ID and password.
Step 5 – Complete the online course.
Step 6 – Once the course has been successfully completed, you will have access to your certificate.