The Official AIFS

Food Safety Manager Course

For those who are ready to take their food safety skills to the next level, this is the most advanced food safety course offered by AIFS.
This course is designed to help you understand everything you need to know about managing food safety in a food business and keeping your customers safe from food safety hazards.Learn how to deal with food-borne illness and allergy incidents, how to design and organise workflow to maximise food safety as well as advanced food handling and preparation skills.
Food Safety Manager Training Course and Certification
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Complete the course in as little as 8 hours, or take up to 12 months. The choice is yours.
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Binu J

Melbourne VIC

"It was simple to learn online. I found the assessment easy and the course very useful for food handling."
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Michael O

Mudgee NSW

"I liked the simplicity of the course, but most notable was the speed and help from the support team."
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Jaymee E

Scarsdale VIC

"I liked that the course was very well written and that the assessment was easy to follow."

Course Outline

Advanced food safety knowledge, in one course
When you enrol in the Food Safety Manager course, you will gain access to everything you need to improve food safety in a food business.With AIFS there are:
  • no hidden prerequisites
  • no hidden assessment requirements
  • no hidden fees or charges
Start immediately, or at your leisureAs soon as you enrol, you gain immediate access to the course.It takes approximately 8 hours to complete the course, so some students sign up and complete the course on the same day.If you prefer to take your time, we allow 12 months to complete the course and you can start and stop as often as you like.
The course is made up of 10 lessons designed to help you manage food safety:
  • Lesson 1 - Understanding Food Contamination
  • Lesson 2 - Food-borne Illness & Allergy Management
  • Lesson 3 - Personal Hygiene & Workplace Behaviour
  • Lesson 4 - Time & Temperature Control
  • Lesson 5 - Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Lesson 6 - Maintaining Food Premises & Equipment
  • Lesson 7 - Purchasing, Receiving & Storing Food Safely
  • Lesson 8 - Preparing Food Safely
  • Lesson 9 - Serving & Dispensing Food Safely
  • Lesson 10 - Managing Your Food Safety Plan
At the end of each lesson, there is a multiple choice quiz. You must score 100% to move on to the next lesson. You have unlimited attempts to pass each quiz, so if you don't pass the first time, just try again.
Make sure that you have the following in order to be able to complete the Food Safety Manager course:1. A modern web browserAt AIFS we use some of the latest eLearning technologies to deliver the courses. You will need to have a modern web browser to view and complete the course (Google Chrome is recommended), and it's important that you have Javascript enabled.2. An email addressDuring the registration process, we will ask you for your email address. This is a mandatory requirement for you to be able to access our systems. Email addresses cannot be shared by students.3. Adobe PDF Reader or Adobe AcrobatTo be able to open and print your downloadable certificate issued upon completion of the course, you will need to have a PDF reader installed on your computer. Click here to get the latest version of Adobe PDF Reader.AIFS courses work on most computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices.
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Common Questions

Learn more about what our students ask about this course
Is this the course I need for my food business licence?No. To get a food business licence you must have one or more Food Safety Supervisors trained to meet requirements specified in Food Standard 3.2.2A.
Do I need to take an FSS course first?While this course picks up where the Food Safety Supervisor course leaves off, you are not required to take the Food Safety Supervisor course prior to taking this one.
Does this course replace the need for FSS??No. Food Safety Supervisor training is a legal requirement. This is the next step up, which will help you to improve food safety in a food business.
How long does the course take to complete?Most students complete the Food Safety Manager course in just 8 hours, but we give you up to 12 months to complete the course.
Is this a nationally recognised course?No. The Food Safety Manager course was developed to address an industry need for more advanced training beyond what is covered by legislation.
How do I enrol in the course?Simply click on the blue 'Start Online Now' button on this page and follow the prompts. You'll be enrolled and ready to start within minutes.