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

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

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2 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:

27 March, 2023

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

Course Duration

0.5 days / 4.5 hours

Skill Code


Upcoming Runs

  • 17 April 2024, Wednesday
  • 30 April 2024, Tuesday
  • 15 May 2024, Wednesday
  • 28 May 2024, Tuesday

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
Final Amount Payable 
(After any grant applicable, inclusive of 9% GST)