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I'M ALERT Food Safety

Food Safety Training

All food businesses have obligations to produce safe food and Council is assisting food businesses to meet obligations by providing free access to the I'M ALERT online food safety training tool.

I'M ALERT Food Safety is an online food safety training program that various organisations subscribe to and deliver FREE food safety training to the food handlers within their local authority.  I'M ALERT Food Safety enables a consistent and efficient delivery of Food Safety Training.

The program can be accessed online, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and includes:

  • Sections reflecting the basic food safety principles as outlined in the Food Safety Standards (eg Temperature Control, Food Receipt, Food Storage, Hygiene of Food Handlers etc.)
  • Ability to only select the sections that are relevant to your role
  • Interactive tasks and quizzes
  • Printable training acknowledgement form (assists a food business operator and staff to demonstrate skills and knowledge requirements) - Refer to the example below
  • Printable certificate (can be displayed within a food business) - Refer to the example below
  • "Remind me" option (prompts a user to conduct the training again after a nominated time period)
  • "Notify" option (enables a user to notify others of their completion of the training program)

Refer to the fact sheet and examples below for more information.

I'M ALERT Food Safety Training (PDF, 2 mb)
I'M ALERT Example Training Certificate (PDF, 239 kb)
I'M ALERT Example Training Form (PDF, 111 kb)

There is a high demand for training within the food sector.  The I'M ALERT program will assist food handlers in developing the required skills and knowledge to ensure food is handled in a safe and hygienic manner.

I'M ALERT is easy to follow, includes an entertaining presentation as well as interactive quizzes.  A training acknowledgement form can be printed upon completion and be kept as a part of your staff records.

Conduct the training now by visiting EHA I'M ALERT.