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380 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, S209000

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380 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, Singapore 209000

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380 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, Singapore 209000

Course Details

Food Safety Course Level 1 (Refresher)


(incl. 9% GST)

Program Executive

Doris Chen
+65 8518 5863

Last Update:

02 July, 2024

Food safety course level 1

Course Objectives

On completion of this unit, participants will have the knowledge and skills in Food Safety and Hygiene and be able to apply them at the workplace. These include:

  • Topic 1: Practise good personal hygiene
  • Topic 2: Use safe ingredients
  • Topic 3: Handle food safely
  • Topic 4: Store food safely
  • Topic 5: Maintain cleanliness of equipment and premises

A food handler is any person who handles and prepares food and beverages in food establishments licensed by Singapore Food Agency (SFA). It is a regulatory requirement to pass the Food Safety Level 1 course in order to be a food handler.

Refresher training requirement
To ensure that food handlers continue to practice good hygiene, the refresher food hygiene training course for food handlers was launched in October 2010.

Refresher Training


1st refresher training

By 5th year from the date of first passing the WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1

2nd and subsequent refresher training

Every 10th year from the date of passing the last refresher training

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Participants should possess basic literacy in English so that they can understand the lessons and communicate in class. This course will be conducted in either English.
  • Participants also should have previously attend the Basic Food Hygiene Course certificate awarded by any ONE of the following:
    – Singapore SkillsFuture Singapore under the WSQ framework in any training center
    – National Environment Agency (NEA)
    – Ministry of the Environment

Course Duration

0.5 days / 4.5 hours


2 Kallang Avenue, CT Hub #06-30, Singapore 339407

Skill Code


Course Reference Code 


Upcoming Training Dates

  • 10 July 2024 (09:00am to 01:30pm)
  • 23 July 2024 (09:00am to 01:30pm)
  • 07 August 2024 (09:00am to 01:30pm)
  • 21 August 2024 (09:00am to 01:30pm)

Sign up link: https://adeptacademy.fillout.com/register

[Singapore Citizens/ PR and LTVP+ Holders aged 21-39 years old]
[Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above]
[Singapore Citizens/ PR and LTVP+ Holders]
Funding Source
Funding not applicable for foreigners
SkillsFuture Funding
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy/ Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Up to 50% of Courses Fees
Up to 70% of Course Fees
Full Course Fee
(Exclude GST)
Final Amount Payable 
(After any grant applicable, inclusive of 9% GST)

* Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may offset the payable course fees with SkillsFuture Credit.