Food Safety for Industry

Food Safety for Industry

This course covers the practical skills and knowledge required to apply and integrate safe work practices in the workplace, and to provide safe food.

You’ll learn about presentation and hygiene standards for the workplace, identifying hazards and implementing strategies to control them, and how to prepare food to prevent contamination. You’ll also learn how to measure and record temperatures of high risk food and act on the results.

Please dress as you would for work in your workplace / working in a commercial kitchen. For health and safety reasons, wear flat, closed-in shoes.

Course code






Estimated hours




Learning outcomes

  • Maintain personal hygiene; demonstrate knowledge of contamination hazards and skills to prevent cross contamination when working with food.
  • Measure, record and act on temperature of high risk food.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic food contamination hazards in a food business.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of prevention of cross contamination of food in a food business.
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Upcoming Dates

Thursday 18 May -
Thursday 25 May

Thursday 18 and 25 May, 9:00am-4.30pm

Friday 07 July -
Friday 21 July

Friday 7 July, 9am-4pm, Friday 21 July, 9am-4pm

Christchurch - Madras Street
Thursday 13 July -
Thursday 20 July

Thursday 13 and 20 July, 9:00am-4.30pm

Thursday 24 August -
Friday 01 September

Thursday 24 August and 1 September, 9:00am-4.30pm

Wednesday 27 September -
Wednesday 11 October

Friday 27 September, 9am-4pm, Friday 11 October, 9am-4pm

Christchurch - Madras Street
Thursday 05 October -
Thursday 12 October

Thursday 5 and 12 October, 9:00am-4.30pm

Thursday 02 November -
Thursday 09 November

Thursday 2 and 9 November, 9:00am-4.30pm