Do I need a Food Handling Statement of Attainment to work in a fast food outlet? Nathan Murray May 10, 2016 06:11 Follow Yes! Any person who directly handles or serves food must have a valid Food Handling Statement of Attainment. Related articles When will my Food Safety SOA expire? I think I might need to complete a Food Safety Supervisor course? When will I receive my Food Handling certification? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.