No formal educational requirements for entry into this course, however, basic numeracy and literacy skills are recommended.
Uniform: For practical assessments in our TAFE Training Cafes, participants are required to wear closed in, non-slip shoes and black long pants and black shirt (no logos). This is for Workplace Health and Safety requirements and for participating in a service environment in the student training cafe.
Cairns campus: Self paced learning will be required for unit - Use Hygiene Practices for Food Safety, resources will be issued to students on enrolment.
Whitsunday (Cannonvale) campus: Students are required to complete pre-reading prior to attending class via the Learning Management System, Connect. Please refer to the welcome email after enrolling on instructions for how to access the system. For helpful tips on navigating Connect, visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/tafeqldconnect
Part time over 3 nights classroom training delivered on Monday to Wednesday from 4.30pm to 9.30pm plus additional one day practical assessment.
SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety delivered on Monday; SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee delivered on remaining days.
One day practical assessment at our Tropics Training Coffee Shop from 8.00am to 3.00pm, date to be negotiated with teacher within a month of the enrolment date.
Cannonvale (Whitsunday) campus
A combination of self-paced online and face-to-face delivery.
Once enrolment and payment are completed a commencement notification will be sent to your email address. It will contain your username, password and login instructions to help you get started. As this course operates in a blended delivery format, students must attend the classroom delivery and also complete additional self-paced theory and online assessment. All resources and online assessment for the self-paced learning will be available on the Learning Management System, Connect.
Classroom delivery sessions are available at Palmers Training Restaurant, B Block, Room B1.01.
SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety delivered on Monday 10 July 2017 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm; SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee delivered on Wednesday 12 July from 9:30am - 3:30pm & Thursday 13 July from 10:30am - 4:30pm.
Mount Isa campus
Delivered over two days, from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Please note that students will need to attend the Food Handling or provide evidence of prior completion of the Food Handling short course.
Townsville (Pimlico) campus
Full time over 4 days classroom training delivered on Tuesday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm in L Plates Training Restaurant, D Block, Level 2.
SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety delivered on Tuesday; SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee delivered on Wednesday to Friday .
Students are encouraged to enrol at least one week prior commencement date to ensure a seat in the course
Cairns only: During the training evening, students can bring along a meal for dinner break - heating and chilling equipment will be provided if needed.