Food Safety Level 1 – HLTFS207C
Food Safety Level 1 – HLTFS207C – Follow Basic Food Safety Practices
HLTFS207C is the entry level unit of competency for food safety for those working in the Health & Community sector and is part of the Food Safety Supervisor qualification for this industry. As workers in this sector primarily work with vulnerable persons as defined by the Food Act 1991, it is important that they understand the personal hygiene procedures that must be adhered to on a daily basis.
Maintaining a clean workplace and disposing of food safely are key components of this unit of competency. Moving between areas in the workplace safely is also considered – particularly important for those health workers working in, hospitals, child care centres or aged care facilities.
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|Cost||$21.00 only. No more to pay! (inc GST)|
|Unit Code & Name||HLTFS207C Follow Basic Food Safety Practices|
|Pre-requisite||No previous knowledge or experience required.|
|Delivery||100% online. Please read the assessment tab carefully for assessment requirements.|
|Time||3 minutes to enrol, 3-4 hours – self paced,|
|Payment||Mastercard/Visa through our Eway internet payment facility.|
|Qualification||National Statement of Attainment – Sent by email only.|
|Valid||Valid in all states of Australia in the health and community.|
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Step 1 – Enrol in and pay for this online course.
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Step 5 – Wait one (1) business day for your Third Party Evidence report to be reviewed and your Statement of Attainment to be available for download.
You will be assessed using three methods:
1. Multiple choice questions;
2. Case studies and project questions; and
3. 3rd party report.
To be deemed competent in this subject, you are required to answer ALL questions in ALL sections correctly.
1. Multiple Choice Questions
There are five (5) sections in this course. At the end of each section is an assessment. You are required to study each section in sequence and answer every question correctly to move onto the next section.
How it works:
1. Read the question;
2. Select your answer/s from the selection of answers given;
3. Press “Submit”;
4. Move onto the next question;
5. At the end of the questions, you will receive the result of your assessment.
If you answer all questions correctly, you will progress to the next section.
If you answer any questions incorrectly, you will be given feedback on which question you answered incorrectly. You will then be returned to the beginning of the assessment questions for the section to attempt all the assessment questions again.
You can take the test as many times as you need.
Review Learning Material
To review the learning material relevant to a question:
1. Click “Click here to review the course material for this question”. This link appears above the answers.
2. You return to the page relevant to the question.
3. When you have finished reviewing the section, click the “return to assessment” link on the left hand side of the screen.
4. You will be returned to the question.
2. Case Studies & Project Questions
Following the assessment for the fourth section, there are 2 case studies and 4 project questions. Taken from the whole course, the case studies and projects are designed to put your knowledge into practice in real life situations. Both case studies and project questions require multiple choice answers. This works in the same way as the multiple choice questions worked. You may need to refer to the PDF of the course notes.
3. Third Party Evidence Report
To be issued a State of Attainment evidence of displaying skills, knowledge and performance in the workplace are required. The Third Party Evidence report is to be completed by the student’s immediate supervisor to confirm they are applying their skills and knowledge in the workplace over a reasonable period of time under real operating conditions. The form and full instructions are available for download from within the course.
Who can complete this?
This is to be completed by your immediate supervisor. That is the person who gives you your day-to-day work instructions and feedback on your daily work.
How does the supervisor complete this form?
For these evidence tools the Student is required to review the information with their supervisor.
The supervisor is required to confirm whether the Student has provided sufficient evidence over a period of time in their work performance, skills and knowledge for each aspect of the units of competency. Where they have provided sufficient evidence the third party (Students’ supervisor) confirms their performance is satisfactory by ticking the appropriate box(s).
Where the Third Party does not believe the Student has provided sufficient evidence they should tick the “Not Satisfactory” box and write comments on areas they believe the Student requires further training.
Below is an extract from the form. The entire form is available for download from within the course.
|#||The Trainee/student has demonstrated the following, over a reasonable period to enterprise standards:||Response|
|1||The student has demonstrated a basic understanding of workplace hygiene procedures and the basic legal requirements of food handlers to avoid any processes that may contaminate food.||¨||¨|
|2||The student has demonstrated they follow procedures to avoid contaminating food by”¨ They wear appropriate clothing and appropriate slip resistance, enclosed footwear.¨ Do not eat, drink, or chew gum in food preparation areas¨ Take appropriate action when coughing or sneezing to avoid contaminating food including hand washing.¨ Disposable tissues are used and disposed of when coughing/blowing nose and hands washed¨ Hair restraint worn by food handlers¨ Fingernails are short, unpolished and clean¨ Jewellery is limited to watch and plain ring¨ Gloves are changed at critical points¨ Open sores, cuts, or bandages on hands are completely covered while handling food||¨||¨|
|3||The student has demonstrated correct hand-washing procedures; washing their hands at a designated hand washing basins and dry hands with single use paper towels.||¨||¨|
THIS IS AN EXTRACT ONLY. The full form is available for download from with the course.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for basic food safety practices including personal hygiene, conduct when working in a food service environment, basic pest control requirements and basic food disposal requirements
It describes the most basic level of competence required by any person in any industry who directly handles food.
The Technical Course Information
Pre-Requisites None – there are no pre-requisites for this course.
|1. Maintain food safety while carrying out food handling activities||1.1 Handle food according to the food safety program1.2 Identify and report processes and practices which are not consistent with the food safety program1.3 Take corrective action, within level of responsibility, and according to the food safety program1.4 Report any corrective action to supervisor, and according to legislative and organisation protocols|
|2. Comply with personal hygiene standards||2.1 Ensure personal hygienemeets the requirements of the food safety program2.2 Report health conditions and/or illness, as required by the food safety program2.3 Wear appropriate clothing and footwear as required by the food safety program|
|3. Contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas, according to the food safety program||3.1 Maintain the workplace in a clean and tidy order to meet workplace requirements3.2 Comply with workplace measures to prevent pests entering food premises3.3 Identify and report indicators of pest presence|
|4. Dispose of food according to food safety program||4.1 Keep food for disposal separate, according to food safety program requirements4.2 Dispose of food according to the food safety program requirements|
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