Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures 2014 (SSF)

Course Reference Number: CRS-Q-0031375-FSS


WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Course


The Food & Beverage Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) system was launched on 12 July 2006 by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) as the national qualifications system for the F&B industry. NEA has aligned the teaching and assessment of the Basic Food Hygiene Course (BFHC) to the F&B WSQ standards with effect from 1 June 2007 in line with the government's effort to upgrade the skills of workers. The alignment to the WSQ standards also serves to improve and standardise the teaching and assessment of the BFHC.


This WSQ 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.


Eduquest is NEA/SSG Approved Food Hygiene Training Provider.

Course Objective

On completion of this unit, participants will have the knowledge and skills in Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures and be able to apply them at the workplace. These include:

  Practising good personal hygiene 

  Using safe ingredients

  Handling food safely

  Storing food safely

  Maintaining cleanliness of utensils, equipment and service/storage areas

Learning Outcome

To equip participants with the knowledge and understanding on the importance of Food hygiene and safety while preparing or handling food


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 (MCQ) and oral questioning (OQ).

Learners of “Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures” will be awarded a Statement of Attainment, 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.

Who Should attend

Any person who is planning to handles and prepares food and beverage in NEA-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 Delivery

Practical and Assessment

Course Fee

Full Course fee before SSG funding
$160.50 (inclusive of GST)


1 Day(s) (7.5 Hrs)

Nett Fee (after SSG funding* and inclusive of GST) (Effective from 1 July 2020)

Funding Validity Period: 01 Mar 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

After 90% funding
(capped at $25/hr)
After 80% funding
(capped at $17/hr)
Applicable for :

- Singapore Citizens
- Aged 40 years and above

Company Sponsored #
- SMEs: Singapore Citizens /PRs
- Non-SMEs: Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
Applicable for :

- SingaporeCitizens/PRs
- Aged 21 years and above

Company Sponsored #
- Non-SMEs:
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years/PRs

Upon successful course completion,self-sponsored singaporeans eligible for WSS scheme may apply for SSG TRAINING ALLOWANCE of $6 per hour, capped at 180 training hours per WSS eligibility year & TRAINING COMMITMENT AWARD*

 #Absentee payroll support in addition to course fee funding available for company sponsored candidates.
 *Terms and conditions applies to all types of SSG fundings. More details at

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