WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Course

Food Safety Course Level 1
(Refresher Course)

Food Hygiene Course (refresher)Details

The half-day course aims to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skill-sets to follow food & beverage safety and hygiene policies and procedures.

  • Participants will learn basic food safety course knowledge to become qualified food handlers. 

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Practising good personal hygiene
  • Use safe ingredients
  • Handling food safety
  • Storing food safety
  • Maintaining cleanliness of utensils, equipment and service/storage areas

Course Objectives

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

Training Requirement

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 L1).

They are required to attend and pass their first refresher training by the 5th year from the date of first passing FSC L1, and thereafter the second and subsequent training every 10th year from the last refresher course passed date.


Target Audience

Food Handlers (i.e. any individual who prepares food and beverage products in NEA/SFA-licensed eating establishments)

Personnel primarily involved in the serving of F&B products to customers (e.g. managers, captains, waiters, cashiers, and other service staff)


Our local Trainers are bilingual in Mandarin,Malay and Tamil 


4.5 hours (3hr theory, 1.5hr assessment)

Mode of Delivery

  • In person
  • Online


$80 before GST

Entry Requirement

Participants must be able to read, write and understand basic English

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

Training Location

Blk 672A Klang Lane, #01-97, Singapore 211672 (Located between Little India/Farrer Park MRT)



This course has become an increasingly important practice for all who intend to sell food stuff. Please consider your attendance at this course before you handle food professionally. Hygiene and safety is of utmost importance. 


Participants who pass the exam will be issued the Statement of Attainment (Refresher) by SkillsFuture Singapore, approved by Singapore Food Agency


Carol Sim
Carol Sim
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Trainer is very experienced and knowledgeable!
Asmah Ismail
Asmah Ismail
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We had a lot of fun in the class!
Tan LF
Tan LF
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I feel that after my previous course, it is important to attend here to update on the topics for my work
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Validity of Certificate
Certificates are valid for 5 years upon completion.

After passing the course, food handlers should attend this Refresher Course to ensure continued practice of good food hygiene.

Extract from SFA website:
Food handlers requirements

Under the SAFE framework, all food handlers in non-retail food establishments will be required to attend and pass the WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1. Food handlers in existing non-retail food establishment can start attending the WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1 now in order to meet the requirements in January 2023.

There will be no change to the current training requirements for food handlers in retail food establishments. Information for food handlers and on WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1


Click here to register or dial: 6292 4804