WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Course

Food Safety Course Level 1 (full course)

*Amounts shown before applicable funding and GST

food Hygiene Course

The 1-day Food Hygiene 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

Target Audience

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

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 


7.5 hours (6hr theory, 1.5hr assessment)


$140 before GST and funding
(Skillsfuture funding available)

Entry Requirement

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

Training Location

Blk 672A Klang Lane, #01-97, Singapore 211672

Located near Farrer Park MRT


Participants who pass the exam will be issued the Food Hygiene SOA/Certificate by SkillsFuture Singapore, recognised by Singapore Food Agency

WSQ Skillscode: FSS-FRC-1004-1.1

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Tan T L
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Very nice and warm lecturer
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Although I work in F&B for a long time already, I still learn alot from the teacher
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I found the trainer to be very professional and ready to answer all our queries even though we came from different companies and backgrounds

Validity of Food Hygiene Certificate
Food hygiene certificates are valid for 5 years upon completion.

After passing the basic food hygiene course, food handlers should attend the Food Hygiene 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. 

Singapore Food Agency video on Food safety


Click here to register or dial: 6292 4804