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How do I make videos to demonstrate tasks in the observer report?
In certain situations, students may be unable to find a suitable observer to complete their observer report. If you're in such a situation, you can send video evidence of yourself demonstrating the tasks in the observer report for assessment.Read More
What are the responsibilities of an observer?
In order to complete the course, students are required to demonstrate specific tasks in front of an observer in a workplace or simulated environment.Read More
What if I'm not working in the food industry?
Don't worry if you're not working in the food industry, our food safety courses can be completed by anyone regardless of prior experience.
What is an observer report?
The observer report is the practical component of the course. There are some things we can't see you doing through your computer - such as washing your hands or wearing the correct clothes for work.Read More
Who can sign off my observer report?
Your observer report must be completed by someone currently employed in the food industry.Read More
Which observer report do I choose in my Food Safety Supervisor course?
This all depends which units of competency you need to have on your statement of attainment. Because Food Safety Supervisor requirements in Australia are industry specific, you need to chose the observer report that matches your industry.Read More
When will I receive my statement of attainment?
When we’ve assessed you as competent, we’ll send you an email to let you know that you’ve passed, as well as an email copy of your Statement of Attainment, and NSW certificate if applicable. This will usually happen on the same business day that you complete your course.Read More
What are the assessment components?
The assessment components of each course are different depending on which one you’re doing.Read More
Does my observer need to have a Food Safety Supervisor certificate?
The person that acts as your nominated observer does not need to be a Food Safety Supervisor. They need to be employed either on a full time, part time or volunteer basis in a position where they handle food. They must also have current knowledge and skills in food safety.Read More
Why do I need to do an observer report?
Observer reports are an important part of the assessment process because they show us that you can apply the food safety knowledge that you have learned in your course in a practical situation. By demonstrating food safety skills in a work environment, you can perform the required tasks without having to come to a classroom and show us.Read More
How many quiz attempts do I have?
Does the Australian Institute of Food Safety offer recognition of prior learning?
Recognition of prior learning is offered to course participants who believe that they already meet the skills and knowledge requirements of the course through previous work experience and formal, non-formal and informal learning.
Does the Australian Institute of Food Safety offer national recognition (credit transfer)?
National recognition is offered to course participants who have already completed one or more of the required units of competency through previous formal education or training. Participants who wish to apply for national recognition will be required to submit a copy of their statement of attainment or qualification. This will then be verified by our training and assessment team with the issuing RTO before credit transfer is awarded.