Retail Workplace Assessment

SUPERVISED WORK (MIN OF 8 HRS) IN A SUITABLE FOOD PREPARATION ENVIRONMENT As part of the assessment process, you, the student, are required to work a minimum of 8 hours in an approved food preparation environment.  You must submit a completed third-party report from a workplace supervisor or suitable observer. This report will provide evidence of practical skills. The workplace supervisor or observer is required to witness you perform safe food handling skills in each category on at least 3 occasions over however many shifts required to make up the required tasks or minimum of 8 hours, then record their observations on the form. The form then needs to be signed by both you and the workplace supervisor then submitted for assessment. As part of 5 Star Online Training’s commitment to providing quality training, students and observers may be contacted by our trainer/assessors to clarify or verify that the information provided is true and correct.

Who is a suitable observer?

This report needs to be completed by a suitable observer. The most appropriate person to observe and report on the performance of the student is usually a workplace supervisor. However, if a suitably qualified workplace supervisor is not available, any other person with at least one (1) of the following qualifications is considered suitable:

• A Food Safety Supervisor or Head Chef; OR
• A person with any of the following food safety qualifications:
     o Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA201 or SITXFSA006)
     o Apply retail food safety practices (SIRRFSA001A) o Or equivalent.

What is a suitable food preparation environment?

​Observation needs to be conducted in an approved food preparation environment that has all the required facilities for this course.