Food Safety Course Level 1 (Basic)

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), have revised the Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures course (also known as Basic Food Hygiene Course) and renamed it as Food Safety Course Level 1 under the TSC name of Food Safety and Hygiene Level 1 with effect from 30 November 2020. This is to harmonise the training curriculum and assessment across retail and non-retail food businesses, in alignment with the refreshed SSG Skills Framework (SFw) for Food Services.

The course consists of 6 hours of training and 1.5 hours of assessment. Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded to the participants. This will accord the participants to work in food and beverage preparation / pre-requisite to operate a food shop/stall.

Course Objectives

On completion of this unit, participants will have the knowledge and skills in Food Safety and Hygiene and be able to apply them at the workplace. 

What will be covered?

The course will cover the following lessons and five topics:

Topic 1: Practise good personal hygiene

Topic 2: Use safe ingredients

Topic 3: Handle food safely

Topic 4: Store food safely

Topic 5: Maintain cleanliness of equipment and premises

Who should attend?

Any person who is planning to handle and prepare food and beverage in SFA-licensed food establishment i.e. Kitchen Managers, Supervisors, Chefs, Sous Chefs, Cooks, Kitchen Assistants, Food Stall Assistants and all food and beverage handlers.

Mode of Assessment

At the end of the course, participants will be required to undergo an assessment for 1.5 hours which comprises of practical performance (PP), written assessment which consist of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) and Short Answer Questions (SAQ).

Learners of “Food Safety Course Level 1” will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for Food Safety and Hygiene Level 1, after they have sat for the Assessment and be certified Competent. To fulfil the assessment requirement on safety and hygiene, Learners are encouraged to come for the training neatly attired with tidy hair and clean fingernails.

Course Fees & Schedule

Full course fee = $160.50 (incl. GST)

For Singaporeans/PRs (21 - 39 years old) = $40.50 (incl. GST)

For Singaporeans/PRs (40 years old & above) = $25.50 (incl. GST)

Course Duration

1 Day, 9am - 5.30pm

Schedule

Various dates available

Training Provider

Eduquest International Institute

Ready to upskill?

For course registration and any other course-related enquiries, please email to: puterinuratiqah@smcci.org.sg
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