Free food safety training courses
We take food hygiene very seriously and we are assisting food businesses to meet their obligations by providing free access to an online training tool.
I'm Alert Food Safety
The program reflects the basic food safety principles and is easy to follow. It also includes an entertaining presentation and interactive quizzes. Chinese text and captions are available.
I'm Alert Food Safety training
The City of Rockingham in conjunction with Environmental Health Australia (EHA) provides a new comprehensive training tool called FoodSafe Online. The course is flexible, in-house training, which covers all aspects of food safety relevant to the hospitality and food service industry to maintain the highest standard in food safety and hygiene.
On the payment page use the City's unique discount voucher "FSROCKI316" and you will receive FoodSafe Online free of charge. Once completed, a Training Acknowledgement Form can be printed and retained for your staff records.
Starting a new food business
Before starting a new food business, you must obtain approval from our Planning, Building and Health departments. It is recommended that you contact us for advice before submitting your applications on 9528 0333 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information relating to building approvals is available on the Building permits and applications page.
Your application for health approval must include a floor plan and elevations of the food preparation, food storage and food service areas. All structural details are required, including the location and types of equipment, the surface finishes, fixtures and fittings. You must include all areas of your food premises, such as any additional food storage areas, the bin storage location, cleaners' store and location of staff and patron toilets (if provided). The number of tables and chairs must also be provided, as well as any alfresco dining.
Your application also needs to include the following: