Statement of Attainment

This unit of competency from the SIT12 Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package provides skills to work hygienically when handling food.

It meets the prescribed certification requirements, under some Australian State and Territory food safety laws, for individuals to work as food handlers.


Food handing personnel working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises, smaller food preparation or bar areas.


The Food Handling consists of:


Unit Code

Unit Title


Use hygienic practices for food safety


Achievement of this unit provides credit towards a number of catering, cookery, hospitality and kitchen qualifications.