Overview


This programme aims to equip food handlers of both retail and non-retail food establishments with the knowledge and application skills to follow food safety and hygiene procedures and policies, as well as maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of premises.

Who Should Attend

Persons engaged in the sale or preparation for sale of any food in SFA-licensed food establishments are required to attend and pass Food Safety Course Level 1 (FSC L1).

They are required to attend and pass their first refresher training by the 5th year from the date of first passing FSC L1, and thereafter the second and subsequent training every 10th year from the last refresher course passed date.

Course Structure


Methodology

Lectures & Practical components
[Home-Based Learning (Synchronous E-Learning)]

* Home-Based Learning (Synchronous E-Learning) Requirements:

IMPORTANT

For Home-Based Learning, please note the following learner’s requirements will apply to all participants in compliance with guidelines stipulated by SSG:

  1. Participants must be equipped with a desktop computer/laptop, a functioning webcam and microphone as well as internet connectivity, in order to attend the online lesson (No sharing of desktop/laptop will be allowed).
  2. For the entire duration when the lesson session is ongoing, the participant’s face must be visible and his/her voice must be audible to the trainer.

Please note the following hardware requirements for Home-Based Learning:

  1. PC or Laptop (Minimum: Windows Vista 7 and higher OR macOS X 10.6)
  2. Supported web browser (Google Chrome)
  3. A stable internet connection
  4. A webcam either built-in in your laptop or external USB camera; the camera has to be turned on for the duration of the class
  5. A microphone – built-in or USB plug-in

Assessment

Participants must attain at least 75% of attendance in order to be eligible for the assessments. The assessments (Written and Practical) will take place over a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes. 

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the programme, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for ‘Food Safety and Hygiene-1’ issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Course Outline


  • Practise Good Personal Hygiene
  • Use Safe Ingredients
  • Handle Food Safely
  • Store Food Safely
  • Maintain Cleanliness of Equipment and Premises

Course Fees


Self-Sponsored/

Non-SME

6, 7SME

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 173.34

S$ 173.34

1, 2,4, 5, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders 21 years old)

S$  92.34

S$  59.94

3, 4, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans 40 years old)

S$  59.94

S$  59.94

6Absentee Payroll

Absentee Payroll rate at S$ 4.50 per hour, capped at S$ 100,000 per enterprise per calendar year

1Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, aged 21 and above, will be eligible for up to 50% SSG funding. Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

2Singaporeans may also utilize available funds within their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) or SkillsFuture Credits (where applicable) to offset total net course fee payable. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their S$ 500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

3The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES) is for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

4NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to S$ 250 each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). NTUC members from 40 years and above enjoy up to S$ 500 per year. For more information and terms and conditions, please refer to https://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg.

5Training support will be extended to Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders with effect from 1 October 2021. The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens (SCs) with (i) at least one SC child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the SC sponsor is able to support the family. LTVP+ holders will be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.

6SME companies are required to log-in to Enterprise Portal for Jobs and Skills to update their SME status if they have not done so. All companies will be notified to log in to the portal to declare monthly salary and hours worked per week in order to receive Absentee Payroll.

7Companies and individuals are liable for the full course fee in the event that the SSG funding and subsidy are not approved.

8Class commencement is subjected to minimum class size met. Public holidays are excluded, where applicable

 9 Eligible companies can offset the additional out-of-pocket expenses with the SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC). Please refer to https://www.enterprisejobskills.gov.sg/content/upgrade-skills/sfec.html for more information.

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • SkillsFuture Credit
  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking
  • PSEA

SHATEC Institutes Pte Ltd (UEN: 198301550C) is an appointed CET Centre by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for courses supported by SkillsFuture Credits (SFC) / funded by SSG. The funding support period for Food Safety Course Level 1 (Synchronous e-learning) (TGS-2019501836) is 1 Mar 2019 to 16 Jan 2023.

Contact Details


Contact Number:
6415 3561 / 504 / 590

Email Address:
place@shatec.sg

Registration


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