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Food Safety Course Level 4

Topic:Applied & Health Sciences

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    14 Aug 2023 to 16 Aug 2023
  • Registration Period:

    25 May 2023 to 28 Jul 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:30 PM,
    28 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This course is designed for personnel in supervisory job roles which involves establishing and overseeing food safety standards in their food establishments.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with occupational knowledge and skills in applying Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles to develop, implement, maintain and update a HACCP-based Food Safety Management System (FSMS). This course also provides participants with the knowledge and skills to perform internal audits of FSMS and manage and address non-compliances.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

• Develop and implement HACCP based Food Safety Management System according to HACCP principles
• Carry out internal audit to ensure food safety programmes are compliant with local and international standards for HACCP/FSMS and applicable SFA Regulations
• Manage and address non-compliance issues based on Food Safety Management System (FSMS) policies and procedures.

Topics to be covered

1. Overview of HACCP and Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
2. HACCP Preparing & Planning Stages
3. Application of HACCP principles:
4. Soft skills for Audit
5. Planning and preparation of internal audit
6. Conduct of internal audit 
7. Internal audit report and follow-up

Minimum Requirements

Level 3 Food Safety Course or any relevant food safety management experience

Certification / Accreditation

• WSQ SOA be issued

Suitable for

QA&QC Supervisor / QA & QC Executive / Laboratory Supervisor / QA & QC Specialist / Food Safety Specialist / Laboratory Manager / QA & QC Manager

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $1,330.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $931.00 $106.40 $505.40
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $665.00 $106.40 $771.40
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $665.00 $106.40 $771.40
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $931.00 $106.40 $505.40
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $106.40 $1,436.40

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on prevailing GST rate of full course fees (before GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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