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Express Learning – Food defense for food handlers

The food industry plays an integral part in protecting the nation’s food infrastructure. The aim of this training is to provide food handlers with a basic overview of food defense. The training also cover different strategies that can be applied to prevent key threats from occurring within a food business.

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AUD $22.00



A Certificate of Competency will be provided after you have successfully completed this course (including the knowledge assessment). The criteria to earn a Certificate of Competency and corresponding CEUs for this course includes:

  • Successfully completing each of the course lessons and final assessment
  • Achieving a pass mark of 70% or more on the final knowledge assessment


0.10 CEU (or 1 hour equiv.)



Basic / Induction



30 minutes



On-demand online



Certificate of competency

Common Questions

Express Learning modules have been designed to deliver basic subject concepts in the least amount of time.  Our Express Learning Modules are delivered on-demand, electronically over the internet.  It allows you study at your own speed, stopping and starting as needed.


You computer device needs to have the capacity to deliver sound and video. Training can be viewed on both desktop and mobile devices. A desktop device is preferred when completing any assessments.

Internet Connection

You must have a stable internet connection.  The minimum viable connection speed to reliably stream videos used in our training material is about 768 kilobits per second (equal to .768 megabits per second). We recommend a connection speed of at least 5 megabits per second for an optimal experience with HD capability.

Operating Systems Supported

The HACCP Mentor training videos are able to be viewed on almost every OS including Mac OS, Windows and Linux.  We also work with all of the major browsers and versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, etc. Online training delivered through the HACCP Mentor website uses online videos which will work on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5. The only requirement for viewing Flash content is Flash Player 9 or greater.  We recommend the use of the current version of Chrome.

Other Media

For media other than video, an up-to-date PDF reader is required. You can download Adobe PDF reader by clicking here.

You will have access to this Express Learning Module for up to 12 months after purchase.

This course has been developed by a qualified trainer and assessor. Please refer to your individual compliance standards for recognition requirements.

Yes.  A knowledge assessment is required at the completion of this course. This helps to determine if you have understood the concepts that were delivered in the training.  A certificate of competency is awarded to all successful participants.

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This course is personally developed by Amanda Evans-Lara who is a qualified trainer and auditor with over 20 years’ experience in food safety. Amanda is certified to deliver various types of food safety, HACCP and compliance training. Click here to see qualifications.

The licence for this Express Learning Module is for one (1) user only.  If you would like to train multiple food handlers in your business with this training register from our multi-user page.

If you have further questions, please check out our FAQ page by clicking here.  Alternatively, you can contact us by clicking here.


  1. Pauline Shaw (verified owner)

    The most important thing I learned was the difference between food defense and food safety.

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