Unit of Competency: FBPFSY1001 – Follow Work Procedures to Maintain Food Safety

FBPFSY1001 is the entry level unit of competency for food safety training within the Food Processing sector.
June 29, 2016
By Sally Santacruz

Food Safety Supervisor training is industry specific. When you complete your training you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment containing units of competency relevant to your industry. This series of competency guides is designed to tell you more about the units of competency that you will be awarded.

For a full list of industries and their associated units of competency please see our Food Safety Supervisor Industry Overview.

About FBPFSY1001

FBPFSY1001 is the entry-level unit of competency for food safety training within the Food Processing sector. It includes basic food safety practices such as personal hygiene and conduct, food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal and responsibilities where work involves routine manual processes and/or operation of simple automated equipment.

This unit, along with FDFFS2001A, comprises the Food Safety Supervisor qualification for workers in the Food Processing industry and is designed to ensure that trainees can handle food safely; identify, control and report food safety hazards; and comply with personal hygiene standards.

Unit Descriptor

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to maintain food safety when carrying out work tasks. Basic food safety practices include personal hygiene and conduct, food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal related to work tasks and responsibilities where work involves routine manual processes and/or operation of simple automated equipment.

Application of the Unit

This unit is based on an equivalent to the guideline food safety unit GFSBFSPA Follow basic food safety practices. Note that this unit does not apply to the pharmaceutical industry. Refer to FDFPH1001A Follow work procedures to maintain Good Manufacturing Practice.

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