Course Reference Number: TGS-2020513073
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.
Eduquest is NEA/SSG Approved Food Hygiene Training Provider.
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. These include:
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
To equip participants with the knowledge and understanding on the importance of Food hygiene and safety while preparing or handling food
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.
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.
Synchronous e-learning - 100% e-learning in Synchronous mode via webinar / video conferencing with e-assessment
Full Course fee before SSG funding
$160.50 (inclusive of GST)
Make-up Session - $10.70 (inclusive of GST)
Appeal & Re-assessment - $21.40 (inclusive of GST)
1 Day(s) (7.5 Hrs)
Nett Fee after SSG funding* and inclusive of GST
Funding Validity Period: 21 Sep 2020 to 31 Dec 2021
After 90% funding
(capped at $25/hr)
After 80% funding
(capped at $17/hr)
Applicable for :
- Singapore Citizens
- Aged 40 years and above
- SMEs: Singapore Citizens /PRs
- Non-SMEs: Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
Applicable for :
- Aged 21 years and above
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years/PRs
Nett Fee after SSG’s Course Fee Funding
Funding Validity Period: 01 Jan 2022 to 20 Sep 2022
|Singapore Citizens (SCs), Permanent Residents (PRs) and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders *||Up to 50% of course fees||
Inclusive of GST
|SCs aged ≥ 40 years old (SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy)||Up to 70% of course fees||
Inclusive of GST
|SMEs (Enhanced Training Support for SMEs)|
* Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old.
#Absentee payroll support in addition to course fee funding available for employer-sponsored candidates.
*Terms and conditions applies to all types of SSG fundings. More details at www.tpgateway.gov.sg