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SA Food Supervisor : SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices (Release 1)


Food Safety Supervisor Training is mandatory in South Australia.

AAAT is approved by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASAQ) to deliver the nationally accredited unit - SITXFSA002 -(Provider # 52312) Click here to view our credentials

** Basic Food Safety Unit is a pre-requisite of the Food Supervisor course. If you have not yet completed the basic unit, please purchase bundle option #1.


SITXFSA002 is commonly known as the Food Supervisor unit of competency for food safety training within the Hospitality sector. It includes food safety practices such as how to follow Food Safety Programs & HACCP, store food safely, prepare food safely, provide safe single use items, maintain a clean enviornment and dispose of food safely. People at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen hands and food and beverage attendants.

The nominated FSS must have completed FSS training in the prescribed units by an RTO.

Once you have completed your course please ensure you advise your local council of your FSS certificate.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for unit: SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Food Safety SA Details:

Most food businesses in Australia have a legal obligation to employ a qualified Food Safety Supervisor on their team. Whether you are a business who needs to meet these requirements, or a food worker who wants to develop new skills and obtain a qualification, then this course is for you. Our course is nationally accredited and covers all of the key skills required to be a Food Safety Supervisor in today's food-handling environment.

This engaging and interactive course is designed to take you step-by-step through the food safety laws in Australia and help you understand what you need to do to ensure that food is handled, prepared, cooked and stored safely in your organisation. You'll also learn about the requirements of a Food Safety Plan (FSP)

  • Study at home no need to travel to class
  • One fee - No additional fees or charges
  • AAAT are Approved by ASQA to deliver the SITXFSA002 unit nationally.
  • The course has SA specific content
  • ASQA approved certificate issued (valid SA & all other states and territories across Australia * excl NSW)
  • You can start training in 3 minutes and have your SA Food Safety PDF certificate within 24 hrs*!
  • SA Government requirements read more

System Requirements

  • A valid Email account.
  • A valid form of identification.
  • Either a digital camera / scanner / fax / iPhone or ability to upload documents from your files to your student account.
  • A reliable internet connection
  • A reliable browser *preferably Chrome

Getting Started

Step 1: Register and pay for your course - Upload your ID and create your USI (Unique Student Identifier number)

Step 2: Complete your learning course at your own pace and from the convenience of home using the materials provided by us;

Step 3: Complete the course content and assessments;

Step 4: Before we can issue you with a SA Food Safety Supervisor Certificate you will need to provide us with a;

- Unique Student Identifier ( Note: you can apply for this via your student account during enrolment)

- Copy of the identification that you used to apply for your Unique Student Identification or photo identification (You can upload this to your student account upon enrolment)

- Completed mandatory government survey about your training experience (This can be completed online in your training account)

Step 5: Once your assessment has been marked and approved by our assessor, you’ll receive a downloadable SA Food Safety Supervisor Certificate. You can start work immediately!

What You Will Learn - Unit Descriptor

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.

  • Identify and control food safety hazards
  • Have an understanding of the importance of implemenation of personal hygiene standards
  • Monitor work area materials, equipment & product to ensure compliance with food safety requirements
  • Record food safety information Plus three (3) new focus areas;
    • Safe egg handling
    • Allergen management
    • Cleaning and sanitising

Click here for Govt. details

Application of the Unit

This unit applies to all tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.

This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, bars, tour operators, attractions, function, event, exhibition and conference caterers, educational institutions, aged care facilities, correctional centres, hospitals, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, canteens, fast food outlets, residential caterers, in-flight and other transport caterers.

It applies to Food Supervisors which can be any person who directly handles food or food contact surfaces food such as cutlery, plates and bowls. People at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar and food and beverage attendants and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.

How You Will be Assessed

You will learn everything you need to know with Access All Areas Training! We offer great online courses that are easy to follow and understand. Complete your course in your own time and in your own home. Get your certificate same day as completion * prior to 6pm!

The SA Food Safety Supervisor training will be provided to you as an online course and is divided into several sections.

You will be provided with an assessments throughout the unit.  You will be required to answer all questions correctly.  If you get a question wrong you will be directed to review the course material after which you may reattempt the question.

Case studies require you to implement what you have learnt in typical practical scenarios which are cotained in the Third Party Observation Task - click here to view, making up the skills assessment component & provide evidence of practical and verbal communication skills.

30% of the questions require free text answers. Approximate timings on each of the Food Safety assessment tasks include:

  • Section 1 - 15 minutes
  • Section 2 - 20 minutes
  • Section 3 - 15 minutes
  • Section 4 - 20 minutes
  • Final free text assessment & Observation - 60 minutes

Important: If you are completing the Food Safety Supervisor course - Level 2 you must first complete the Food Handlers Certificate - Level 1 SITXFSA101- as this course is a prerequisite to Level 2.


Total duration of unit including learning content and assessments is *6 hours - this may vary depending on your previous experience and ability to navigate the online portal. Study at your own pace, log in and out as many times as you like and pick up your training where you left off!

Learning Skills Required

To ensure you receive an adequate level of support with your training and assessment, please consider the following questions.

  • Do you consider yourself to have any disability, special needs, reading or writing difficulties that may have an impact on your ability to complete this online course?
  • Do you believe you have the literacy skills to read and interpret documents such as:
    • Identification (ID) cards?
    • Proof of age cards and driver’s licences?
    • Statutory signage and warning signs?
  • Wording within advertising or promotional material, such as in‑house policies and procedures and any other general plain English regulatory and advisory information issued by local, or state and territory liquor licensing authorities?
  • Do you believe that you have the numeracy skills to measure and calculate standard drinks or samples and calculate blood alcohol levels to determine alcohol consumption?

If you are not confident that you will understand any of the components of this online training, contact us - 1300 287 554 or email info@aaat.edu.au  and we will make arrangements to assist you in your training or offer you face to face training if available in your area.

Please note:

  • Random sampling of students is conducted to ensure the authenticity of those completing learning and assessment online. A minimum standard of language, literacy and numeracy is required to complete online learning. If the participant fraudulently declares the minimum level is met, a statement of attainment may not be issued.
  • All students are questioned at the time of enrolment where they are provided with the opportunity to declare special needs in this area. If this is not indicated, the student has declared they have the minimum language, literacy and numeracy skills to proceed with online learning.
  • In addition, all students are required to undertake a short LLN self-assessment prior to the commencement of training. Satisfactory completion of the assessment is required prior to issuance of a statement of attainment.

For more information please head to SA Health.

Please email info@aaat.edu.au if you have any further questions.


*Student records information may be provided to ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) upon request