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Food Safe Training for Handlers

The Shire, in conjunction with Environmental Health Australia (EHA), is offering our registered businesses and community group’s FREE access to the FoodSafe® online food handler training course. This self-paced program will assist food handlers in developing the skills and knowledge required to ensure food is handled in a safe and hygienic way.

A printable certificate is available upon successful course completion.

We encourage all businesses owners and food handling staff to complete the course and display the certificate, so your patrons can see your demonstrated commitment to ongoing food safety and handler hygiene.

FoodSafe® Access

To access FoodSafe® click the following link and enter the code:

Link to Food Handling Course

Code to enter: FSNORTHS378

For any technical issues, please contact Environmental Health Australia (WA) directly.

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SITSS00069 Food Safety Supervision Skill Set for Local Food Businesses

If you are a registered Food Business in the Shire of Northam and are yet to start your Food Safety Supervisor training, please see the following from the Central Regional TAFE:

Local Northam businesses are immediately able to enrol with Central Regional TAFE to undertake SITSS00069 Food Safety Supervision Skill Set which involves both online and in-person components. To start the enrolment process, potential students need to complete the following Online Registration Form or via the QR code:


To complete registration you will need your Unique Student Identifier (USI), identification documents including WA residency e.g. drivers licence, passport, and if applicable proof of concession or visa letter. The cost of the course with the Central Regional TAFE is $118.02 for local students. Visa holders will incur a higher fee than this, and concession holders will be charged less than this amount.

Once students have registered, they will receive a quote to pay. Once the payment is made, they will be enrolled and provided with access to the online learning platform to start their theory component.

Central Regional TAFE will conduct in-person observations in-person by Arun Thomas student workplaces. He will set up two possible dates with the students to do this and let you know when they will be. Students must have completed the theory component to be eligible for this in-person observation beforehand. Literacy and numeracy support will be available for students who require it.

Please note that the course that should be selected is the one listed under Kalgoorlie. Arun will come to Northam for the in-person observation component and lecturer support is available for those that need it throughout the course.

If there are any further questions, please contact Mick Stanton on [email protected]