Food Handling Training

All food handlers need to have adequate food safety skills and knowledge. The City hosts regular training for food handlers on the requirements of current legislation. Business can receive in-house training through the FoodSafe program 

Food safety skills and knowledge 

Under current legislation, all food handlers need to have adequate Food Safety Skills and Knowledge when preparing food for sale. The City’s Health Officers routinely check the knowledge of food handlers on topics such as safe food temperature, hand hygiene, stock control, methods of cleaning and sanitising. Health Officers will also observe staff skills during inspections.

City run training sessions

The City can conduct training sessions to ensure food handlers meet their legislative requirements in skills and knowledge. Please note:
  • A minimum of 10 persons are required to conduct a session
  • Booking fees apply with discounts for local food handlers
  • All participants receive a folder to accompany training and a Certificate on completion.
Please contact Health Services to book a food handling training session on 08 9411 3444.

Foodsafe™ Food Handler Training Program

The City also supports the Foodsafe™ Food Handler Training Program. The Environmental Health Australia FoodSafe Food Handler Training Program is a basic introduction for food handlers. It is an in-house training program that brings food hygiene and safety information directly to food handlers. It is not an essential program, but it is highly recommended as a way of ensuring that your business is meeting the obligations to produce safe food. Visit Food Safety for more information.

More information and contact

Please contact the Health Services Department for more information on food handling training on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au
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