WSQ Follow Good Food Labelling Practices

Course Details
Duration: 2 days, 14 Hours

Days: Monday & Tuesday

 

Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm

 

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

 


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 (equivalent to GCE "N" Level)
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.

 


Certification

 


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.

 

Course Fee

 

Course Fee: $580.00 (w/o GST)

GST: $40.60

 

Please refer to Funding Incentives for more information.


Funding Incentives

 

Course Fee: $580.00 (without GST)

GST: $40.60

 

SkillsFuture Subsidies

 

Funding TypeFunded AmountAmount 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 (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) + earning <$2,000$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

 


Payment

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 7:30pm

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: PACE Academy
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 pace@sp.edu.sg. 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.

Register Here
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Terms and Conditions
Important Dates
Intake 14

 

Course Date:
08 - 09 July 2019

Registration End Date:
07 June 2019

 


Please note that once the class is full, the online registration will be closed.
Documents Required for Registration (to be uploaded at point of online registration)

 

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

 

2. Minimum ESS Level 5

 

3. WSQ Declaration Form (Download here > WSQ Declaration Form)

 

  • For company-sponsored applicant, please proceed to submit the Training Grant (TG) application via SkillsConnect within 30 days before the course start date otherwise full course fee ($620.60) will be charged.
4. Payslip is required for applicant who is 35 years old and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) with monthly income $2,000.00 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.

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.

 


Enquiries

 

General Administration PACE
Email: pace@sp.edu.sg

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

Counter Service:
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The Office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

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