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 Current project - food safety training in Tasmania

  • FREE ‘essential’ Food Safety Training for all food handlers
  • Top up advanced training available
  • Essential & level1 food safety training available now
  • Level2 & Level3 food safety training available end 2019
  • EH CPD, technical training & resources available end 2019
  • Endorsed by EHA(TAS)
  • Non-accredited
  • Recognised internationally
  • Certificate on completion


First For Training (FFT) is an Australian owned and operated training company


FFT specialises in online training          (e-learning). 


FFT uses the successful Highfield            e-learning platform

i have experience & proven


 Dr Andrew Mathieson (Director FFT)

with colleagues in Pakistan

I have worked as a lecturer in a number of universities both in UK & Australia.  I hold visiting positions with universities in Australia, Pakistan and Iraq.

I hold fellowships from the Royal Society of Medicine, the Royal Society of Public Health & the Institute of Food Science and Technology. 

I am a Chartered Environmental Health Officer/Practitioner in UK and both Regional and National Director of Environmental Health Australia.

I work as a consultant on all matters environmental health both in Australia and abroad.

In recent years I have worked in Pakistan, Vanuatu, Fiji, PNG, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Afghanistan.  Most of this work was under WHO/ EU/ UN agency contract.

my unique


Task: FFT was asked to review e-learning platform as part of a tele medicine project.  While e-learning is not ready for tele medicine it is ready to support businesses in Australia

Action: FFT negotiated and arranged an exclusive contract with a major international e-learning provider.

Result: Initial MOU with Environmental Health Australia - Tasmania to design and distribute free 'essential' food safety training with top up pathways to Level1, Level2 and Level3.  



  • Course design and delivery
  • Environmental health risk assessment
  • WASH assessments (remote and overseas)
  • Train the trainers - sustainable training
  • Conference / seminars Australia & overseas
  • online food safety training 'essential', Level1, Level2 & Level3
  • CPD & professional development training

Disaster Planning (new zealand)


haccp (Pakistan)


environmental health risk assessment (australia)


food safety update (PNG)


W.A.S.H. training & assessment (PNG)



Dr Mathieson provided a simple solution to a complex problem in a very short time.  Professional, timely and good value for money  

HOUsingDeveloper, Sydney 8/2019

Dr Mathieson was asked to carryout a third party audit as part of an EU review.  In less than 5 days he had identified the problem and negotiated a solution that got us back on schedule - delivering medicine to mothers and children

NGO, Lebanon 3/2019

Leading a team of training experts. Dr Mathieson negotiated funding, external accreditation, designed and delivered a new food inspectors course on time and within budget.

University in Lahore, Pakistan

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NSW 2620.

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