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Course Duration

7.5 hours

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification


This course aims 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. This is a mandatory course for chefs, cooks, kitchen helpers, food stall assistants and anyone who is involved in the preparation and handling of food, and anyone planning to work in F&B establishments.

Candidates certified competent will meet the licensing requirement to work as food handlers.   

What you'll learn

  • Practise good personal hygiene
  • Use safe ingredients
  • Handle food safely
  • Store food safely
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and premises
  • Legislation and Case Studies; Workplace Safety

Entry Requirements

Participants should possess basic literacy in English or Chinese so that they can understand the lessons and communicate in class. This course will be conducted in either English or Mandarin.

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