Course Title: Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5184 Diploma of Food Science & Technology

Course Title: Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 15

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258366

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of sanitation and hygiene and implement appropriate preventative and control measures

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBP038 Apply hygiene and sanitation practices


1. Identify common causes of food contamination and food poisoning

2.. Establish "Good Manufacturing Practices procedures.

3. Implement cleaning and sanitation procedures pertinent to the food processing industry

Learning Outcomes

This is a competency based course

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is based on assignments