Food Safety Course Level 1

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Jointly developed by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) 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.

Course Information

Course participants are required to achieve 100% course attendance to be eligible to take the end of course assessment. Candidates who pass the assessment will receive a Letter of Completion and a Statement of Attainment (SOA).

Nett Fee

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Fee

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Fee

#Full Fee
Singapore Citizens / Singapore PRs

Singapore Citizens / Singapore PRs

Sponsored by SMEs

Singapore Citizens

Age >= 40

Foreigners with a valid work pass

The course fee is inclusive of GST.

# Applicants from the following categories:
a) Foreigners with a valid work pass; and 
b) Singapore Citizens / Singapore PRs who are re-taking the programme

Year 2021

Training & Test Dates

Lesson &
Test Time

Training Venue

Medium of Instruction

Class Status

Fri 24 Sep9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEMandarinClosed
Mon 27 Sep9.30 am to 6.30 pmCWEnglishLimited Vacancy
Fri 8 Oct9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEEnglishOpen
Fri 15 Oct9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEEnglishOpen
Fri 22 Oct9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEEnglishOpen
Fri 29 Oct9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEMandarinOpen
Fri 19 Nov9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEEnglishOpen
Fri 10 Dec9.30 am to 6.30 pmCEEnglishOpen

Course Details

Duration: 6 hrs training + 1.5 hrs assessment (9.30 am – 6.30 pm)


  • ITE College East (CE), 10 Simei Avenue, Singapore 486047
  • ITE College West (CW), 1 Choa Chu Kang Grove, Singapore 688236