The Cleaning Food Handling Areas Course covers the legislative and cleaning requirements to maintain food-handling areas where the work does not involve direct food contact. This unit is not appropriate for a person who has direct contact with food, raw materials or ingredients.
Food-handling areas include food courts and industrial food-processing plants.
The course teaches students legal requirements, hygiene and cleaning procedures when working in a food handling area. Selecting the appropriate equipment, chemicals and cleaning methods is essential to maintaining a hygienic, clean and safe food handling environment.
This course includes six (6) sections:
Section 1 – Introduction to food handling and hygiene
Section 2 – Assess cleaning requirements for food handling area
Section 3 – Select cleaning equipment and chemicals
Section 4 – Prepare for cleaning
Section 5 – Cleaning food handling and food service areas
Section 6 – Clean and store equipment
This course covers knowledge content for the following competency unit(s):
CPPCLO3113 Clean food-handling areas and equipment
This non-accredited course can be used to support Recognition of Prior Learning in the listed competency unit(s).