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Food Safety Supervisor Course

The Department of Health Western Australia (WA Health) will be introducing new legislation that will come into effect in December 2023. The new legislation requires certain categories of food businesses to have food safety supervisors that hold valid certification of food safety training by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

APSI can offer the following units of competencies that WA food safety supervisors will be required to have on their certification:

· SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety,

· SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices


Course description

This course is designed for supervisors to understand the requirements around handling food safely and have the relevant skills and knowledge to supervise other staff to safely handle food in their roles. At the end of the course, staff who want to be a Food Safety Supervisor will learn how to best manage Work Health and Safety in the kitchen, restaurant and ensure strict procedures are in place so that all food served is safe to eat.

This course should be completed by people in the Hospitality industry who want a course that provides them with knowledge that is directly transferable to their workplace.


Food Safety supervisor course covers 3 major areas:

1. How to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illness

2. How to handle food safely during food storage, preparation, display and disposal of food

3. How to identify and report incidents or hazards from breaches in hygiene, food safety and Work Health and Safety


This course consist of the following 2 units of competency:

SITXFSA005 – Use Hygiene practices for food safety

SITXFSA006 – Participate in safe food handling practices

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to the participant upon successful completion of all assessments.


Delivery method:

This part is divided into two parts. Part 1 is self-paced at learner’s own time to read through all learning resources and complete the knowledge questions through APSI’s online e-learning portal – Moodle.

After completion of Part 1, leaners are required to attend face to face training and assessment at APSI’s East Perth premises for practical demonstration and assessments. Alternative arrangements can be arranged for all practical components to be completed at learner’s own restaurant or kitchen.

APSI can tailor this training course for employers according to their own organisation’s WHS and Food Safety Manual who want to train their employees as a group

Total course fee: $150 per person (no GST)