Apply Retail Food Safety Practices (SIRRFSA001A)
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About the unit

The unit of competency SIRRFSA001A describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement safe food storage handling processes in a retail food environment according to a food safety program.

This unit applies to frontline service personnel involved in preparing, requires knowledge and application of a store food safety program that complies with food safety regulations.

Legislation in NSW and the ACT requires that certain food businesses require that at least one person employed in the business to hold a current and valid certificate.

For further information about the requirements relating to the Food Safety Certificate in NSW you may visit the Food Safety Authority website at

For further information about the requirements relating to Food Safety in the ACT you may visit the ACT Health website at


There are no educational prerequisites for entry into this Requirements of the course

Requirements of the course

In order to be able to complete this course

The workplace must however have the following available;

These are available in most food selling stores. If these are not available then you may contact Just Careers Training for advice.


This course is available to commence once you have enrolled and paid any fees. Once you have commenced the course then you will have If you have not completed the requirements of the course from the course however, options are available to you prior to cancellation occurring.

Just Careers Training may however extend the time allowed with notice and exceptional circumstances. Refer to our terms and conditions for further information regarding this.

The course may take some people longer than others and if you have exp environment, and you have good literacy skills then you may be able to complete the theoretical part of the assessments in as little as 4-6 hours.

The second component of the course requires that you spend time in a suitable wor time. The time required in the workplace will vary based on your experiences, however the minimum time spent in the workplace is the equivalent of see information about assessments below or contact us for further information.

What you will learn

As part of the requirements of this program you will learn about the following;

How you will be assessed

In order to attain this unit of competency you will need to be assessed. This assessment aims to demonstrate that you have the required skills and knowledge and that you can apply these in the workplace.

The information that you will be provided with is divided into six modules covering the areas mentioned you will be required to complete a quiz on the information provided. This will demonstrate that you have the required knowledge for attaining this unit.

If you answer incorrectly, then you will be allowed further attempts to choose the correct answers to the questions after reviewing the information provided again. You will be allowed three attempts speak to one of our trainers to better understand how we can help you attain this unit of competency.

Once you have completed all six quizzes you will need to complete a Supervisor Report that will allow you to demonstrate how you have applied the skills and knowledge in the workplace

Some skills may need to be demonstrated multiple times and over the time in the workplace

The final requirement is completed when you are contacted by a Just Careers Training trainer/assessor who will ask you some questions related to your learning, ask you to speak to your supervisor.


Upon successfully completing the required assessments you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the following unit; for the following unit;

SIRRFSA001A Apply Retail Food Safety Practices

In NSW, you will also receive a NSW Food Authority - Food Safety Supervisor Certificate *

you will be required to pay the fee stipulated by the NSW Food Authority


The unit of competency does have minimum requirements that must be met, however if you have any difficulty in completing the course then you should contact Just Careers Training who will a way to assist you in meeting the requirements of course.

This includes if you do not have access to a computer or internet, a suitable workplace, need language and literacy assistance etc.


From the time you enquire until you have completed your course you will have the assistance and support of the Just Careers Training team. This includes qualified trainers who can take your call and/or emails and assist you where possible.

Recognising your skills and knowledge.

Just Careers Training values your current skills, knowledge and/or experiences. If you feel that you already have the required skill and knowledge relating to this course knowledge can be recognised.

If you are completing this course in order to gain a Food Safety Supervisor Certificate then you may need to do part of the course as required by the Food Safety Authority.

If you have a recently expired FSS then you may apply for recertification. Please visit our website or contact us for further information.

Privacy and confidentiality

Just Careers abides strictly by all state and federal requirements relating to your privacy and including the AQTF and the Privacy Act 1988. Your information will only be passed to relevant persons as required by law or Department of education guidelines.

After enrolment and for the duration of training and assessment your records office of Just Careers Training. These records are kept in a secure and locked location. Types of documents we may be required to keep include; enrolment forms, records of assessments (at times this may be photographic), attendance and progress details.

Complaints and appeals

Just Careers Training has a fair and transparent complaints and appeals policy. All complaints will be dealt with in a timely manner and avenues for appeals extend to third party arbitration. If you feel that you have been treated unfairly while undertaking this course or that you are unhappy with our services then please contact us for a complaint and/or an appeal form

Fees and Charges

The fee for this course is $139.00. This fee includes the enrolment fee, program fees and resources. course may be discounted from time to time refer to our website or contact us for current pricing.

Participants wishing to complete their training by other methods will need to contact Just Careers Training for further information about fees and charges.

In NSW a $30 fee is payable in order to receive a NSW Food Authority Food Safety Supervi Reissuing of Food Safety Certificates or Statement of Attainment will $50 each time for each Statement or Certificate.

Refunds and Cancellations

Where fees are paid then Just Careers Training has a fair and just refund and policy. Just Careers Training also has a policy for protection of fees paid in advance for which refunds may apply.

Other fees paid will be subject to our refund policy and whe method of payment and to the same person/organisation making the payment.

It is important that you read and understand our policy prior to enrolment. found on our Website. For further information please contact Just Carrer training.


If you or someone else is paying for your training then you will have to complete the Just Careers Training Enrolment form located either on our website or by contacting our office on 1300 558 241.

It is important that when enrolling, you must ensure that you have read and understood the Just Careers Training Client/Participant Handbook and that you have downloadable from our website or availabe to you by contacting our office on 1300 558 24.

More Information

Refer to your Client/Participant Handbook or contact the Customer Service staff at

Just Careers Training Pty Ltd
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