Otago Polytechnic

STAR - Food Safety: Unit 27955



One day

On campus

4 October
Anytime via your high school Career Advisor

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Want a job working with food? Learn about safe food practices and the legislation of food safety. This unit standard is recommended for ALL people working, or preparing to work in a food business.

This STAR course is for high school students in years 11 – 13. Check out our STAR courses page for more information.

Note: These courses are run subject to minimum numbers enrolling.


What you'll learn

Unit 27955 - 5 credits at Level 2: Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision

This is a full-day course.


What to bring with you

Please bring a highlighter pen, ballpoint pen and some paper. You also need to wear fully enclosed leather/pleather shoes – no heels – and wear pants or a skirt that goes below the knee. You will be working within a commercial environment and are required to comply with our health and safety and food safety requirements at all times. 


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