Courses

WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Course

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

 

Overview

From 1st October 2014, The Basic Food Hygiene Course and Refresher Course, a national level recognized and mandatory training and assessment require for food handler will now come under the Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Food and Beverage Framework. 

WDA and NEA sought to raise the food standards through its standardized training and assessment know-how, and at the same time, ensuring food handler are well trained to perform in their daily task. 

Training will be conducted in either language medium, English and Mandarin respectively. 

 

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 their 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 food handlers with the knowledge and application skills in Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures and can be able to apply them in their workplace. 

 

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 (MCQ) and oral questioning (OQ).

Participants who are certified competent will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). 

 

Target Audience

  • New entree to Food and Beverage industry

  • Food Handlers (i.e. any individual who prepares food and beverage products in NEA-licensed eating establishments)

 

Duration

6 hours training and 1.5 hours for assessment

 

Course Fee & SSG Funding Details (Effective 1-Oct-2015)

NOTES: SDF (SSG) funding up to 95% of course fees available for S'poreans and PRs. SkillsFuture Credit funding available for S'poreans. All terms and conditions apply. 

 

Source:

  1. NEA: http://www.nea.gov.sg/corporate-functions/newsroom/news-releases/year/2014/month/9/refresher-training-for-food-handlers-to-come-under-wda-s-wsq-framework