Food Safety


How up to date is your food safety knowledge? All food businesses are required to have staff trained in appropriate skills and knowledge in food safety and food handling.
TAFE SA offers this accredited short course designed to help you increase your knowledge of food safety.
Your practical component can be organised with the lecturer upon registration.

Topics Skills Covered:
> Legal requirements of food safety
> How to prevent food spoilage
> Pests and waste control
> Cause and effect of food poisoning
> Food handling practices
> Storage of food
> Personal hygiene

Approximately study time online is 6 hours (including knowledge assessment) and a 3 hour practical session at a TAFE SA campus - Regency Park, Barossa, Noarlunga, Berri, Pt Lincoln, Elizabeth, Mt Gambier & Pt Pirie.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course, including large group bookings, and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email at to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.


Online - Self paced

Class Times
Continuous enrolments from 5th February until 7th June 2024
Please Note - You will receive further course information from your lecturer early February 2024
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For more details on short course enrolments, discounts, refunds, international student eligibility and more, please visit Applying for Short Courses
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