Food handlers will now be required to attend their first refresher training five years after completing their Basic Food Hygiene Course and the subsequent ones at 10-year intervals, instead of the previous cycle of once every three years.
If you have completed your Basic Food Hygiene Course before 1 Oct 2014, you are required to attend your first refresher training three years after your course completion date instead of 5 years.
Who should attend?
Food Handlers (i.e. any individual who prepares food and beverage products in NEA-licensed eating establishments).
Personnel primarily involved in the serving of F&B products to customers (e.g. managers, captains, waiters, cashiers, and other service staff).
- Business development managers
- Sales & marketing managers
Course Duration: 4.5 Hours
Course Fees: $100
Mode of Instruction:
- Demonstration / Practice
- Role Play
- Observation / Feedback
Mode of Delivery: Full-Time
Mode of Assessment:
At the end of the course, learners are required to complete a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes of summative assessment, comprising a written assessment, role plays and oral questioning. Depending on the speed each learner takes to complete the assessment, the assessment will end later than the stipulated time.
Upon successful completion of course and assessment, learners will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Basic Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by either one of the following agencies below;
- Singapore SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), previously known as WDA (Singapore Workforce Development Agency)
- National Environment Agency (NEA)
- Ministry of the Environment
Average Teacher to Student Ratio: 1:20