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WSQ Food Safety Course Level 2

WSQ Food Safety Course Level 2

Awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore in partnership with Singapore Food Agency

Duration

7.5 Hours

Fees

S$ 175 + GST, Per Participant

Mode

Full-Time
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Course Overview

Course Reference No.:  TGS-2022017100
Course Unit Code: FSS-FRC-2004-1.1
Awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore in partnership with Singapore Food Agency

WSQ Food Safety Course Level 2 (FSCL2) is intended for upskilling of food handlers, who will receive additional training on conducting food safety checks at their specific work areas.

This course aims to equip food handlers of both retail and non-retail food establishments with the knowledge and skills to follow food safety and hygiene policies and procedures as well as inculcate the rationale of some of the practices into food handlers for better understanding and assisted policing in the licensed food premises. This course is conducted in English only.  Learners should have the ability to speak, read & write in English.

  • Persons engaged in the sale or preparation for sale of any food in SFA-licensed food establishments are required to attend and pass Food Safety Course Level 1 (FSC Level 1). They are required to attend and pass their first refresher training by the 5th year from the date of first passing FSCL1, and thereafter the second and subsequent training every 10th year from the last refresher course passed date.
  • Singapore Food Agency recommends food handlers to acquire FSC Level 2  after attaining FSC Level 1 to upskill themselves in conducting food safety checks at specific work areas.
  • Food handlers are encouraged to attend FSC Level 1 before proceeding to FSC Level 2.
  • There is no expiry date for FSC Level 2 but if it is used to fulfil the mandated refresher requirements for food handlers, it will be subjected to the same expiry dates as attaining a FSC Level 1 Statement of Attainment.

 

Duration

  • 9.00am-5.30pm
  • 7.5 hours (incl. of 1.5 hours of assessment)
  • Depending on the speed each learner takes to complete the assessment, the assessment may end later than the stipulated time.

Modules

  • Sources of food contamination
  • Microorganisms associated with foodborne illnesses
  • Preventing food contamination – 5 Key Food Hygiene Principles
Conduct food safety and hygiene checks :

  • Food safety and hygiene lapses
  • Corresponding corrective actions

Mode of Assessment

  • At the end of the course, learners are required to complete a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes of written (Multiple Choice Questions) and practical assessment (Pratical Performance).
  • Depending on the speed each learner takes to complete the assessment, the assessment may end later than the stipulated time.

Entry Requirement

  • Learners are expected to demonstrate competency at Level 3 (i.e. lower secondary) for Employability Skills WSQ Work Place Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN).
  • Learners are expected to read, write and speak in English.

All information is correct at the time of publishing. Avanta Academy reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice in its absolute discretion.

Funding

SELF-SPONSORED

SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline)
Up to 50% of course fees w.e.f. 1 Jan 2022
All SCs & PRs

Course Fees

S$ 175

Per Month

Grant Amount

S$ 87.50

-

Payment Amount

S$ 87.50

Per Month

SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy
Up to 70% of course fees w.e.f. 1 Jan 2022
SCs & PRs aged ≥ 40 years old

Course Fees

S$ 175

Per Month

Grant Amount

S$ 122.50

-

Payment Amount

S$ 52.50

Per Month

SkillsFuture Credit Funding:

  • Offset Payment Amount
  • Singaporeans only >= 25 years

All terms and conditions apply and funding is subjected to SSG’s final approval.
Do note that the training grants disbursement criteria for Self-Sponsored learners are;

  • Trainee has not obtained course fee fundings previously (same course title/course reference code/skills code)
  • Course fees have been fully paid by trainees themselves;
  • Trainee met 75% attendance requirement; and
  • Trainee passed assessments (where applicable)

UTAP Funding:


Limits and Claim Process:

  • For NTUC Union Members, UTAP funding is limited to $250 for members aged 39 and below and $500 for those aged 40 and above. The UTAP claim amount is initially paid to the training provider, and after the completion of the class, the learner can claim it back through the NTUC website using the provided invoice. Please note that terms and conditions apply. For further details, visit the UTAP website.

COMPANY SPONSORED

SME
SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Up to 70% of course fees w.e.f. 1 Jan 2022
All SCs & PRs

Course Fees

S$ 175

Per Month

Grant Amount

S$ 122.50

-

Payment Amount

S$ 52.50

Per Month

NON-SME
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (NON-SME)
Up to 70% of course fees w.e.f. 1 Jan 2022
SCs & PRs aged ≥ 40 years old

Course Fees

S$ 175

Per Month

Grant Amount

S$ 122.50

-

Payment Amount

S$ 52.50

Per Month

SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) (NON-SME)
Up to 50% of course fees w.e.f. 1 Jan 2022
All SCs & PRs

Course Fees

S$ 175

Per Month

Grant Amount

S$ 87.50

-

Payment Amount

S$ 87.50

Per Month

All terms and conditions apply and funding is subjected to SSG’s final approval.

Do note that the training grants disbursement criteria for Company-Sponsored learners are;

  • Trainee has not obtained course fee fundings previously (same course title/course reference code/skills code)
  • Course fees have been fully paid by sponsored company
  • Trainee met 75% attendance requirement
  • Trainee passed assessments (where applicable); and
  • There is employer-employee relationship and CPF contribution for employer-sponsored trainees.