Which Observer Report do I choose in my Food Safety Supervisor course?
This depends on 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 choose the Observer Report that matches your industry.
We’ve listed the units of competency for each food sector below, as well as some examples of businesses that fall under them. However, please note that only the retail and hospitality food industry sectors are recognised in NSW.
Unit: SIRRFSA001 Apply retail food safety practices
Examples: Businesses such as supermarkets, convenience stores, grocers, delicatessens, and retail markets and stalls. Take-away and fast food businesses can be considered either retail or hospitality
Examples: Businesses such as restaurants, cafes, pubs and hotels.
Health and Community
Examples: Food organisations such as hospitals, childcare centres, nursing homes, hostels, and Meals on Wheels services.
Examples: Businesses such as food product manufacturers, including flour mills, canneries, packers, wholesale bakeries, breweries, manufacturers of pre-prepared meals, and wineries.
Transport and Distribution
Examples: Businesses such as warehouses, bulk food distributors, and water carriers.