Training
WSQ
CIEH
Training Venue
Overview
Objective of the Courses
To assist caterers, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, C-stores, food retailers and food manufacturers to meet the requirements of the national food hygiene legislation which requires food handlers and their supervisors to demonstrate an appropriate level of competence in food hygiene.

To assist in creating a profitable operation by reducing food spoilage and the exposure of customers to food poisoning.

To understand the need for high standards of food safety and personal hygiene, cleanliness and sanitation.
Funding
Skills Connect
Employers pay lower course fee and receive higher absentee payroll subsidy under Enhanced Funding when they send their staff to attend WSQ Courses delivered by approved providers.

More information on Funding can be obtained from the official website.

SDF & SRP Fundings
Employers who send their employees for WSQ training and CIEH courses will receive course funding from the Skills Development Fund (SDF) and absentee payroll funding under Skills Connect. Companies must first register for an account.

More details on the application procedures can be obtained from Skills Connect.

To be eligible for the funding, the trainees must meet the following criteria:
Must be Singapore Citizen(s) or Permanent Resident(s) of Singapore
Must have achieved at least 75% attendance during training
Must have attended all required assessments
Who Should Attend?
Food suppliers, food handlers, QA/QC officers, production and food development officers, caterers, managers and supervisors of food industries, cafeterias, restaurants and regulatory officers responsible for a wide range of food safety issues in any food operations are the main target group for this qualification.
NEA
Who is NEA?
Formed on 1 July 2002, the National Environment Agency (NEA) is the leading public organization responsible for improving and sustaining a clean and green environment in Singapore.

NEA conducts regular checks on food establishments to ensure a high standard of hygiene is maintained. NEA actively promotes knowledge transfer and offers training programmes to enhance the competency of working professionals from the industry.
HACCP
HACCP in Practice - Replaced by HACCP in Catering and HACCP in Manufacturing
For those with the responsibility to design, implement, manage and monitor HACCP food safety control systems. Potential candidates at this level would be expected to have a comprehensive understanding of both a wide range of food safety knowledge and details of the systems involved in their business.

Typically a three-day (20 hours) program is assessed by the submission of a working HACCP plan.
Food Hygiene Courses
Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate - Replaced by CIEH Level 4 Award in Food Safety in Catering
For those who have responsibilities for, or contribute to the management of food safety issues in a food business. The focus is from a management perspective. Potential candidates are expected to have a more than basic understanding of a range of food safety issues before attending.

Typically a five-day (36 hours) program is assessed by the submission of 2 assignments and 2 hour examination. This certificate is approved by NEA and WDA as an accepted qualification to be a trainer for WSQ Food Hygiene Course.
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Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate for Supervisors and Food Hygiene Officers
Designed for those requiring a broad understanding of food hygiene as part of their responsibilities at managerial or supervisory level. Owners and managers will also find the comprehensive coverage of the program of assistance when developing strategies for more profitable business practices and legal compliance.

Typically a three-day (24 hours) program and 2 hour examination comprising of 60 multiple choice questions.
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Basic Food Hygiene Certificate - English & Chinese
Introductory qualifications for front-line employees, incorporating fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers.

A one-day (7.5 hours) program and 1 hour examination of 30 multiple choice questions (CIEH). Eligible for SDF and SRP subsidy.
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