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Food Legislation and Labelling

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$845.00 GST Exempt 2 days

Registration: 8:45AM
Start time: 9:00AM
End Time: 5:00PM

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Gain an understanding and working knowledge of all Australian legislation that applies to the food industry. The course includes recent changes to country of origin labelling (the requirements of the Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 Part 5.3 and the new Country of Origin Food Labelling Standard 2016).

 Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  1. Understanding the food industry Standards
  2. Who is responsible for enforcement of this legislation in your State
  3. The Food Standards Code - Chapters 1 -4
  4. Comprehensive coverage of labelling laws, processing, product category and Food Safety Standard requirements
  5. Competition and Consumer Act - applicable to food
  6. Other relevant standards such as weights and measures

 Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will obtain the knowledge on how to:

  1. Understand the role of regulatory authorities in the interpretation & enforcement of food related legislation
  2. Understand the food legislative requirements
  3. Understand the food legislative labelling requirements as applies to packaged and unpackaged food products and the ability to review your labels to meet these requirements.


Upon completion of all formal assessments, participants will receive Nationally Accredited units stated below:

Statement of Attainment

  • FDFTEC4006A Apply an understanding of legal requirements of food production

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Issued by SAI Global (RTO: 106919)

All individuals who are enrolled in, or completing nationally recognised training will require a Unique Student Identifier (USI). A USI number is required before a Statement of Attainment or Diploma can be issued. You can apply for a USI at no cost. Please visit USI website to obtain one.

 Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for managers who are responsible for meeting regulatory requirements and for auditors, to gain knowledge of food regulations in Australia.


There is no assumed prior knowledge for this course.


Qualified with a host of real-world experiences, SAI Global trainers are well equipped and experienced to deliver food legislation and labelling in a manner that will enable the participant to understand the legislative requirements.

The course is delivered by experienced facilitators who have hands on experience in managing and applying food safety legislation and labelling in the work environment.

 Frequently Asked Questions

What accreditation or recognition does this course have?

This course is accredited and leads to the units of competency as outlined in the Achievement section.

Does this course have any assessment requirements?

As an accredited course, this course contains assessment requirements. The course contains a series of in-class assessment activities designed to reinforce the key skills and knowledge outcomes and also has an in-class knowledge check at the end of the course.

What are the terms and conditions for this course?

You can find a copy of the terms and conditions as well as a copy of the Student Handbook.
The student handbook is a comprehensive summary of student rights and obligations and SAI Global learning policies and practices.

How do I access my certificate?

Your Statement of Attendance will be sent to you on completion of the course. If the course has a Statement or a Certificate of Attainment you will be emailed this as a pdf on successful completion of all course assessment requirements. This will take up to 28 days once attainment of the relevant units of competency is confirmed by the assessor.

What if I require assistance in completing this course? For example; Literacy, numeracy, physical, vision or hearing support.

We are able to modify some course requirements - please contact customer support to discuss any concerns or support requirements you may have.

What other course should I complete after this one?

Other relevant courses that build on the knowledge and skills gained in this course include; Internal Food Safety Auditor and the Principles and Application of HACCP courses.

To whom do I contact in case of any query regarding any of the courses?

For any course-related queries, please email customer support at or phone 1300 727 444.

Do I need access to a workplace to complete the assessment requirements for this course?

No, all assessments are included in this course.

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