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Food Safety Course Level 1 (Refresher)

Course Reference Number: TGS-2017501211

Course Overview

 

Refresher training requirement

To ensure that food handlers continue to practise good hygiene, the refresher food hygiene training course for food handlers was launched in October 2010. The requirements for refresher training was revised, with effect from 1 October 2014, as shown in Table 1.

Table 1: Revised refresher training requirements

Refresher Training

Compliance

1st refresher training

By 5th year from the date of first passing the WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1

2nd and subsequent refresher training

Every 10th year from the date of passing the last refresher training

 

With effect from 1 October 2014, the refresher training for food handlers was aligned with WSQ standards. To meet the requirements for refresher training, food handlers can choose any one of the four training options available, as shown in Table 2.

Table 2: Training options to meet refresher training requirements

Training Option

Duration

WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1 (FSC L1) 

6 hours training + 1.5 hour assessment 

WSQ FSC L1 (Refresher) 

3 hours training + 1.5 hour assessment

WSQ FSC L1 Assessment Only Pathway 

1.5 hour assessment

WSQ Food Safety Course Level 2 (FSC L2)

6 hours training + 1.5 hour assessment

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. 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

Duration

0.5 Day(s) (4.5 Hrs)

Mode of Delivery

Classroom
Practical and Assessment
Medium of instruction: English / Tamil translation / Malay translation.

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 (Refresher)” 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.

Attire

  • Wear Covered Shoes / Sneakers with socks
  • Wear Long / Full Pants
  • Have Clean, Short, Trimmed, Natural Nails (No nailpolish, gelish or artificial nails)
  • Tie up Medium / Long Hair neatly

Note : Trainees may be sent back to change their attire if they fail to meet the above requirements

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.

Pre-requisite for taking the Refresher Food Hygiene Course

Copy of the Basic Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by any ONE of the following:

Singapore SkillsFuture Singapore under the WSQ framework.

Singapore Food Agency

Note: SFA continues to recognize Refresher Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) from Oct 2010 to Jun 2014.

Minimum Entry Requirement

No formal qualification - Participants should have the ability to converse, read & write in English.

Trainer : Learner Ratio

1:20

Course Fee

Full course fee before SSG funding
$87.20 (Incl. of 9% GST)

Miscellaneous Fees (Incl. of 9% GST)

Admin Fee for Absent and Reschedule: $10.90

Admin Fee for Make-up Session for Partial Absent, Appeal & Re-assessment: $21.80

Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the trainees pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by Eduquest when the need arises.

Fees indicated are per pax and not per proforma invoice or invoice.

Nett Fee after SSG’s Course Fee Funding


Funding Validity Period: 01 Mar 2019 to 31 Dec 2024
Type Category of Individuals
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above SME-sponsored local employees (i.e Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents)
Funding Source
SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline)

Up to 50% of Course Fees
SkillsFuture Mid- Career Enhanced Subsidy

Up to 70% of Course Fees
SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

Up to 70% of Course Fees
Course Fee $80.00 $80.00 $80.00
SkillsFuture Funding $40.00 $56.00 $56.00
Nett Fee Payable (Before GST) $40.00 $24.00 $24.00
GST (9% x $80.00) $7.20 $7.20 $7.20
Final Amount Payable (Incl. of 9% GST) $47.20 $31.20 $31.20

(For Local Employers) More about SFEC https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/sfec

 * Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old.

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*

The WSS trainees need to register for PayNow linked to NRIC (not mobile number) in order to receive the WSS training allowance.

 #Absentee payroll support in addition to course fee funding available for employer-sponsored candidates.
 *Enhancements to Workfare Skills Support (WSS).
 *Terms and conditions applies to all types of SSG fundings.More details at www.tpgateway.gov.sg

Schedule

26th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

27th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

27th Jun 2024

Eduquest West Campus (Jurong East)

28th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

29th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

26th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

27th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

27th Jun 2024

Eduquest West Campus (Jurong East)

28th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

29th Jun 2024

REX House (Near Little India MRT)

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Course Fee $87.20 (Incl. of 9% GST)
Full course fee before SSG funding

This Course Includes:

Duration:  0.5 Day(s) (4.5 Hrs)

Language: English

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