Approval as a Food Safety Auditor - Tasmania

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to act as a food safety auditor.

Food safety auditors undertake food safety inspections on behalf of the relevant authorities. As a food safety auditor you can inspect aspects of a food business such as:

  • The food, being handled, prepared or served;
  • The health and safety practices of the staff involved in the food preparation, handling or serving process; and
  • The premises and equipment used in the preparation of food.

If a food business is found to be non-compliant with the food safety requirements, the relevant authority may take appropriate action as a result. A food business is a business, enterprise or activity that involves the handling of food intended for sale or the sale of food (e.g. cafe, restaurant, bakery, market food stall, etc.).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents;
  • Be accompanied by the required fees; and
  • Include proof of your technical skills and experience.

You must also inform the agency of any direct or indirect interest you have in any food business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $179.80

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval as a Food Safety Auditor - PDF

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2012 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Public Health Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Public Health Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Toll Free: 1800 671 738
Phone: 1300 135 513
Email: public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au