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Hygiene is as important as ABC - Always Be Clean

Gain the necessary skills to handle or serve food in any type of food outlet.  Provides students with the skills to work in the hospitality industry.

Areas of study include:

  • Food handling & hygiene
  • Food hazards
  • Contamination prevention

Industry endorsed

Student satisfaction


Cairns, Cannonvale (Whitsunday), External, Torres Strait, Townsville (Pimlico)

Key dates and info


Flexible: Self-paced / Up to 7 weeks from enrolment date
Online: Self-paced / Up to 4 weeks from enrolment date
Part time: 1 day / up to 8 hours per day

Course details


  • Full Fee $85

Cost details

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns 12 Mar 2018 Part time / up to 8 hours per day Classroom
25 Jun 2018 Part time / up to 8 hours per day Classroom
Cannonvale (Whitsunday) Part time / up to 4 hours per day Classroom
External Any time Up to 4 weeks from enrolment date Online
Any time Up to 7 weeks from enrolment date Flexible
Torres Strait Part time / Expressions of interest Classroom
Townsville (Pimlico) 3 Jul 2018 Part time / up to 8 hours per day Classroom
25 Sep 2018 Part time / up to 8 hours per day Classroom


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Shute Harbour Road
Cannonvale QLD 4802

Study from any location

Torres Strait
19 Aplin Road
Thursday Island QLD 4875

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

What to bring/wear (If studying on campus):

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Enclosed shoes


Cairns campus: One day from 8.00am to 4.30pm, Room S322 (Lab), 3rd Floor,S Block, through Gatton Street

Cannonvale (Whitsunday): One day from 1.00pm to 5.00pm, Palmers Training Restaurant, Room B1.01, B Block

Mt Isa campus: One day from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Thursday Island campus: Expression of interest only

Townsville (Pimlico) campus: One full day, D Block.

Online: A maximum of 4 weeks from enrolment date to complete unit enrolled in to.

Flexible (Workbook): A maximum of 7 weeks from enrolment date to complete unit enrolled in to.

Relevant documents:


SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core


Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


SITSS00050 Food Handling

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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 10 January 2018

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1300 656 959

Industry endorsed

Student satisfaction