WSQ Implement Advanced Food Hygiene Practices


What is this course about?

To increase and enhance the knowledge base of supervisory and management staff in food manufacturing plants which will allow them to take a holistic approach towards effectively managing food hygiene and safety within their plants.



Suitable for 

Supervisors and middle management especially those involved in quality management.



Assumed Skills and Knowledge

  • Min ESS level 5
  • WSQ Certification in Basic Food Hygiene or equivalent


Funding Incentives


SkillsFuture Subsidies

Funding Type Funded amount Amount Payable (with GST)
Singaporeans and PRs $337.50 $411.50
Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above $630.00 $119.00
Workfare Training Support (WTS) letter holders / Singapore Citizens 35 years old and above + earning <$1,900 $665.00 $84.00
Singaporeans and PRs from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) $630.00 $119.00

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.


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.



Skills Development Fund (SDF)

Please note that w.e.f 1 August 2014, SDF Funding has changed from Nett Fee Payment to Full Fee Payment.

Course Fee: $700.00
GST: $49.00
Full Course Fee: $749.00 (incl. GST)

Through the Skills Development Fund (SDF), employers can enjoy grants for staff training though the funding rate may differ for various courses. Employers will need to apply via the SkillsConnect system to obtain training assistance for course fees.

Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for SDF support,

• Companies must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
• Supportable cost components (such as course fees) must be fully sponsored by companies
• Trainees must be employees who are either Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR)
• Trainees must have achieved at least 75% attendance and have sat for all examinations if the course leads to certification

SDF is not applicable to self-sponsored applicant.
For more information, please call 6883 5885.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC union members enjoy 50% (unfunded) course fee support for up to $250 each year when you enrol for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Conditions apply.

For more information, please call NTUC Membership hotline at 6213 8008 or email [email protected] Website:


Course Outline

Module A: Introduction to Advanced Food Hygiene Practice
Module B: Food Poisoning and Food Infections
Module C: Prevention of food contamination
Module D: Design and construction of a food premise
Module E: Equipment design
Module F: Personal hygiene
Module G: Cleaning and disinfection
Module H: Pest Control
Module I: Management control techniques



Mode of Assessment

Written assessment and mini group project




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

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. WSQ Declaration Form (Download WSQ Declaration Form here)

  • For company-sponsored applicant, please proceed to submit the Training Grant (TG) application via SkillsConnect within 30 days before the course start date otherwise placement will not be secured.

3. Copies of your academic certificate/result slip/ transcript (eg: GCE ‘N’,‘O’ Certificate, NITEC, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA)

4. WSQ Certification in Basic Food Hygiene or equivalent

5. Payslip is required for applicant who is 35 years old and above with monthly income $1,900.00 or less OR to produce WTS letter to enjoy WTS funding.

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.

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, you can 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:

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]

WSQ Courses enquiries
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.

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Course Date:


Registration Date:



Please take note:

1) The registration will be closed once the class is full.


2) Registration is based on first come first serve basis.




Duration: 21 Hours
Days: Wed to Fri
Time: 9am to 5.30 pm
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic




Course Fee: $700.00

(without GST)


GST: $49.00


Total Course Fee: $749.00

(with GST)

Please refer to the Funding Incentives for more information.



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


1) Online application only.


2) Please prepare the softcopy of documents required before you begin the online registration. All required documents MUST BE uploaded during the online registration.


Please refer to "Documents Required for Registration".


3) Submit the WSQ declaration form.


Download WSQ Declaration Form here


4) Complete the online application form and click 'Submit'.

5) You will receive a ‘class list’ email which will include payment of course fee information.

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

7) You will receive an email when the course is confirmed.


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