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Undertaking a food safety audit can be a stressful and daunting experience

This Food Safety Audit Preparation course will help you understand the audit process, assist you in preparing for an audit and greatly improve your own personal confidence when dealing with an auditor.

For most people; not knowing what to expect during an audit can make you feel powerless and lacking in self-confidence.

By doing our Food Safety Audit Preparation Course, you can greatly increase your personal confidence beforehand – simply by knowing what to expect. But more importantly; it will markedly improve your performance during an audit because you will then:

  • have a clear understanding of how an audit is conducted
  • know exactly what areas are covered during an audit
  • understand what your responsibilities are during an audit

The course will also assist you to undertake an internal audit, in addition to preparing you for an external audit.

Embedded in the course are templates for assisting in an internal audit, and checklists you can use to prepare for a external audit.

Who should undertake the course:

  • Managers
  • Food safety supervisors
  • Any staff with responsibility for aspects of food safety in the business
  • Any one in the food business who is already involved in the audit process

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to complete this online course you will need the following installed on your computer:

You are allowed up to 5 attempts for each of the quizzes. If you have used all 5 attempts but have not yet successfully complete a quiz, please submit a support request.

You need to get a mark of 100% for each quiz to pass this course.

This course will normally be completed in 2 to 4 hours. Because this is an online course the length of time may vary depending on your skill level, your previous experience and your level of computer literacy.

Your enrolment in the course will remain active for a period of 12 months. After this time you will no longer be able to access the course. Re-activation after this time will incur a fee of $25 + GST.

Once you have registered a new account you may log into the online course by navigation to the login page located at http://elearning.foodsafety.edu.au/login/. Once you have entered your username and password into the login box, click 'login' and you will be re-directed to the course website.

If you've forgotten your password you can click the 'Forgotten your username or password?' link on the course log in page located at http://elearning.foodsafety.edu.au/login/. You will need to provide either your username or email address and a new password will be emailed to you.

You can save your progress at anytime during the course, you do not need to complete it in one session. The course is broken up into a series of modules, each covering a separate topic with each module consisting of a presentation and a quiz. You may view the presentations at your own pace and as many times as you wish. If you leave during a presentation you have the option of resuming where you left off. You may also save the questions you have completed for each without submitting them if you wish to complete the quiz at a later time.

To find out which food sector your business falls into, please see the table below. Please note that our Food Safety Supervisor Course covers all these required units of competence, irrespective of the individual food sector you may belong to.

Food Sector Required Competency Standard
Food Processing

Businesses such as food product manufacturers including flour mills, canneries, packers, bakers, breweries, wineries, catering for airlines, ice manufacturers and producers of pre packaged meals.
  • Implement food safety program & procedures (FDFFS2001A)
  • Retail

    Businesses such as supermarkets, convenience stores, grocers, markets/stalls and delicatessens. Take away and fast food businesses can be considered either retail or hospitality food businesses.
  • Apply retail food safety practices (SIRRFSA001)
  • Hospitality

    Businesses such as restaurants, cafes, hotels, motels and caterers. Take away and fast food businesses can be considered either retail or hospitality food businesses.
  • Use hygenic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
  • Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA002)
  • Health

    Businesses such as hospitals.
  • Follow basic food safety practices (HLTFSE001)
  • Apply and monitor food safety requirements (HLTFSE005)
  • Oversee the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace (HLTFSE007)
  • Community Services

    Businesses such as childcare centres, nursing homes, hostels, and Meals on Wheels services.
  • Follow basic food safety practices (HLTFSE001)
  • Apply and monitor food safety requirements (HLTFSE005)
  • Oversee the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace (HLTFSE007)
  • Transport & Distribution

    Businesses such as warehouses and bulk food distribution centres.
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
  • Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA002)
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