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How do I complete my Food Handlers Certificate?
How do I complete my Food Handlers Certificate?
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Written by Nicklas Ringdahl
Updated over a week ago

As a Sidekick working in the food industry, you will be required to complete a Food Handlers/Safety course to work in any roles requiring the handling and cooking of food items. This includes roles like kitchen hand, catering assistant and cook/chef.

How do I get a Food Handlers Certificate?

If you do not have a Food Handlers certificate already, you can complete one through an accredited training organisation, such as Clear to Work.

Important Notes

  • You must ensure that it is the correct course (SITXFSA001 - USE HYGIENE PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY)

  • We can also accept a Certificate or Diploma in hospitality, you can upload the course transcript showing the completed units, including SITXFSA001.

  • Sidekicker is not able to reimburse the cost of the course.

  • Make sure that your certificate is Nationally Recognised and shows the below stamp.

There are several unaccredited courses available online. Please check carefully to ensure the one you complete is fully accredited.

How do I upload my certificate to my Sidekicker profile?

Once you have completed the course, you will be sent your Food Handlers certificate via email.

You can upload a copy of your results to your Sidekicker profile by following these steps:

  • Click here to log in and edit your Sidekicker profile

  • Scroll down to the Certificates section

  • Click on ‘Food Handlers Certificate’ to upload your document

How long is my Food Handler's Certificate valid?

Once attained, this certificate does not expire.

If you have questions about this, please do not hesitate to reach out via the blue chat bubble on Sidekicker - we are always happy to help!

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