Food Safety Course Level 1

Course Date:

Registration Period:

7.5 hours


Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and application skills to follow Food Safety Course (FSC) Level 1. Participants must practise good personal hygiene, using safe ingredients, handle and store food safely and maintain cleanliness and upkeeping of utensils, equipment and service or storage areas.

Course Objective

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.

Course Outline

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

-Practise good personal hygiene
-Use safe ingredients
-Handle and store food safely 
-Maintain cleanliness 
-Upkeep of utensils, equipment and service or storage areas

Topics to be covered

1.  Introduction 
2. Topic 1: Practise good personal hygiene 
3. Topic 2: Use safe ingredients 
4. Topic 3: Handle food safely 
5. Topic 4: Store food safely 
6. Topic 5: Maintain cleanliness of equipment and premises 
7. Legislation and Case Studies; Workplace Safety 

Suitable for

Line Operator / Production Operator / Process Technician / QA & QC Technician / Assistant

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English Literacy 

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• WSQ SOA be issued.

Full Fees (before GST): $440.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $30.80
GST payable for others: $30.80

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$308.00$162.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$220.00$250.80
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$220.00$250.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$308.00$162.80
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$470.80

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is a new run.

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
PACE Academy

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.