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SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety — Food Safety Handler Level 1 Online

iTFE's Food Safety Handler course is a must for anyone looking to start work in the hospitality industry.

Nationally accredited as SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety, this course is considered to be the most effective entry-level course for basic food hygiene procedures. It covers the importance of serving and storing food safely, the necessary measures for serving food to vulnerable persons, the safety requirements for commercial food operations and much more.

During this course, students will gain an understanding of:

  • Correct storage temperatures
  • Dealing with danger foods
  • Personal hygiene for staff members
  • Cleaning food preparation areas
  • Prevention measures in the kitchen pest control

This online course is available in every Australian state and territory.

Course cost

  • NSW & VIC $59
  • NT, QLD, SA, TAS and WA $59

Enrol now to complete this course online

  • Course code
  • Course duration
    Approximately 4 hours
  • Accreditation
    Food Safety Handler Level 1 is nationally accredited as SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety. This course is the most up to date version of its kind and recognised throughout Australia.
  • Location
  • Study mode
    Short course
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type

Course details

  • Available online
Employment outcomes

Students receive a Statement of Attainment upon completion of this course.

Course structure

Course is available online for students in all Australian states and territories.

Online component approximately 3 hours.

Assessment: Multiple choice questions, case study questions and interactive online activities


Getting started

  1. If you don’t have a Unique Student Identifier (USI), create one for free
  2. Register for an online learning account
  3. Check you email for your log in detail
  4. Log in to your new account
  5. Pay for your course using PayPal or Credit Card
  6. Start your training

Pass requirements 

  • Pass online assessment
  • Complete a Third Party Practical Skills Report from a food business workplace

VIC: $59

NSW: $59

QLD, WA, TAS, NT: $59

How to apply

“I enjoyed all aspects of this course and cannot recommend the Institute of Training and Further Education enough. The course itself contained meaningful content to which it was assessed perfectly. I was provided with continual support and feedback from Jonathan (trainer and assessor) throughout the completion of my units and I look forward to taking this knowledge into my profession. Thank you for making the journey of opening my own business achievable!”

Kodilee, Student July 2021
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