WSQ Follow Good Food Labelling Practices

What is this course about?



This course provides the knowledge on the general labelling requirements in all pre-packaged food products for sale in Singapore. The knowledge and skills acquired from this course will serve as a basis for the effective development of food labelling to ensure fair competition and that the agreed minimum information is provided. This helps to improve the competitiveness of Singapore’s food industry in the global market.

On completion of this course, participants will be equipped with knowledge and be able to apply food labelling regulations in accordance to the Singapore Sale of Food Act – Food Regulations in pre-packaged food products


Suitable for


This course is suitable for brand owners, food manufacturers, food technologists, nutritionists, production supervisors, product development executives and regulatory auditors/enforcers in the food industry.


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Minimum ESS Level 5


Funding Incentives

Course Fee: $580.00 (without GST)

GST: $40.60


Funding Type Funded amount Amount Payable (with GST)
Singaporeans and PRs $238.00 $382.60
Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above $350.00 $270.60
Workfare Training Support (WTS) letter holders / Singapore Citizens 35 years old and above + earning <$1,900 $551.00 $69.60
Singapore Citizens & PRs from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) $350.00 $270.60

Participants have to meet minimum 75% attendance and attain competency in the module. If the 75% attendance and/or competency criteria are not met, participants will have to pay the subsidy amount to Singapore Polytechnic.


Please submit latest payslip and Declaration Form upon successful Enrolment to receive the subsidies.

Please click here to find out more about the training grants in SkillsConnect.



SkillsFuture Credit

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.


This is only applicable for Self-Sponsored applicants and must be applied via SkillsFuture Credit Portal within 30 days prior to course commencement date


Course Outline

• Singapore Food Legislation
• Food Labelling Requirements
• Nutrition and Health Claims
• Prohibited Claims on Food Labels and Advertisements
• Healthier Choice Symbol Programme



Mode of Assessment

Participants are required to participate in group activities followed by presentations and sit for exams at the end of the course.




Participants will be awarded Statement of Attainment if they achieved at least 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent through all assessments and projects required by the course.


Documents Required for Registration (to be uploaded at point of online registration)

Upon completing online registration, please submit the following:

1. Photocopy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or “Employment”/ “S” Pass for foreign applicants

2. Minimum ESS Level 5

3. Pay slip

4. Declaration Form

 IMPORTANT: Applications without ALL of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Singapore Polytechnic regrets that we will not be able to inform individual applicants of the incomplete documentation nor disclose the reasons for selection/non-selection of applicants.

[email protected]
PACE 500 Dover Road
Block T1A, Level 1, Room T1A12
Singapore 139651
Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.



a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make ePayment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, please pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm

c) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (CET Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected]. For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund
* Unless otherwise stated in the course webpage

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.


General Administration PACE
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm (Mon - Thur)
8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

Counter Service:
8.30am - 8.30pm (Mon - Fri)
8.30am - 12.30pm (Sat)

The Office is closed on Sun and Public Holiday.

Terms and Conditions



Intake 4


Date of Course:
26 - 27 September 2016

Registration Date:
15 Jul - 05 Sept 2016

Please note that once the class is full, the online registration will be closed.




Duration: 2 days, 14 Hours


Days: Monday & Tuesday


Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic




Course Fee: $580.00 (w/o GST)

GST: $40.60

Please refer to Funding Incentives for more information.


Please read the application procedure before proceeding to fill in the online application form.


1) Online application only. 
(All registration will be placed in waitlist)


2) Complete the online application form and click ‘Submit’. Ensure all supporting documents are uploaded at point of registration.


3) WSQ Declaration Form

Click here to download WSQ Declaration Form


4) Successful applicants will receive a 'class list' email which will include payment of course fee information.

5) You will only be enrolled to the class upon making payment of course fee.


6) You will receive an email when the course is confirmed to run, 5 days before course commencement date.


1) Applications without ALL of the supporting documents and declaration form will be considered incomplete and rejected.




Upon clicking the 'Register Here' icon, you will be routed to an online registration page, please click on 'waitlist' to proceed with registration.


If registration is full, there will be no 'waitlist' button.

Terms and Conditions