18/09/2019 - 9:30 AM
18/09/2019 - 3:30 PM
Address21 Bukit Batok Crescent #10-82 WCEGA TOWER Singapore 658065 View map
Basic food hygiene course (Refresher)
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 Workforce Development Agency under the WSQ framework.
- National Environment Agency (NEA)
- Ministry of the Environment
- WSQ FB-RM-303E-0 Conduct F&B Hygiene Audit Course (Conduct F&B Hygiene Audit Course)
Note: NEA continues to recognize Refresher Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) form Oct 2010 to Jun 2014.
The refresher food hygiene training course for food handlers was launched in October 2010. The refresher course is to ensure food handlers continue to practise good hygiene. The refresher training requirements were revised, with effect from 1 October 2014, as shown in Table 1.
Table 1: Revised refresher training requirements
|1st refresher training||By 5th year from the Basic Food Hygiene Course (BFHC) course passed date|
|2nd and subsequent refresher training||Every 10th year from last refresher course pass date|
With effect from 1 October 2014, the refresher training for food handlers was aligned with WSQ standards. There are two training options available, as shown in Table 2.
Table 2: Training options
|Training & Assessment||3 hours training + 1.5 hour assessment|
|Assessment Only Pathway||1.5 hour assessment|
Upon successful completion of the assessment, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded to the participants, certifying that they have met the refresher training requirements for food handlers.
SFA continues to recognise the Refresher Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), issued from October 2010 to June 2014. Food handlers who have attained the ITE Refresher Food Hygiene Course certificate are only required to attend their subsequent refresher training 10 years from the date that the Refresher Food Hygiene Course certificate was awarded.
Course Duration 4.5 hours
Half day – 09.30am to 02.00pm
(One short breaks in between – light refreshment provided)
– 3 hours training
-1.5 hours for assessment
25 MCQ – 50 mins
Oral Question – 15mins
Practical – 25 mins
MCQ and Oral coupled with a Competency-Based Practical Assessment will be conducted on the same day
Upon successful completion of the programme, candidates will receive the WSQ Follow Food & Beverage Hygiene and Safety Policies & Procedures Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by SKILLSFUTURE (SSG)
Based on No-claim from training grant/ Foreigner without subsidy:
Nett Course fee @ S$80.00 each.
Funding Support from SkillsConnect
Based on the approval of claim from training grant:-
- Local and SPR participants – Published Rate @S$80.00 nett, before subsidy, amount subjected to allocate by SSG vary from $56.00 up to $76.00. Payment by Cheque only for subsidy participants and payable to ‘Skillmaster Training Centre Pte Ltd’. You need to login to www.skillsconnect.gov.sg to apply for a training grant before the course start date.
Minimum of 20 paxs can be arranged to conduct the training at your requested venue (Training site equipped with basic kitchen facility)