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Best Safety Course in Singapore and Best Safety Training Singapore

What is the best safety course to take in Singapore?

What is the best safety course to take to get a job in Singapore?

What is the best safety course to take for your employees?

What is the best safety training center in Singapore?


Yes we get these questions and yes many people who are taking safety courses in Singapore or want to get jobs in Singapore ask these questions.

Companies too ask similar questions.


In the end people and companies are paying to learn and get certified and that is why it is important to know what are the best safety courses to take in Singapore as well as the best Safety Training Centers in Singapore


Now to answer your question, with another question

What is your objective?

Why do you need to take a safety course or have a safety qualification?

Why do you need to send your staff for safety trianing?

What do you need to get out of it?


See in Singapore there are different sectors and industries

From Food and Hygiene, Construction, Marine and Shipyards Shiprepairs, Process Plants Process Industry, Manufacturing, Metal Working and others

Each industry has their sets of rules and regulations and each industry will have their requirements


There is a reason for the differentiation

Every industry has their hazards and their ways of doing things. They need to equip people working in those sectors with the knowledge that they need to perform their works safely


Just like you would want a skilled mechanic to work on your car or a trained waiter or waitress to take your food orders and serve you.


Take for example Food Safety

There are Food Safety Course Level 1, Food Safety Course Level 2 etc

Lets just focus on Food Safety Course level 1


Food Safety Course Level 1 — Follow F&B Safety & Hygiene Policies & Procedures

Food Safety Course Level 1 / WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Course is a Singapore Food Agency, SFA accredited course. Participants will be trained in the basics of food safety and hygiene required to be a certified food handler. Upon successful completion, participants will have the competency to work in kitchens, hawkers, food and beverage industry as required by NEA.


From 30 November 2020, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), have revised the Basic Food Hygiene Course and renamed it as Food Safety Course Level 1.


Available in English, Malay and Chinese Mandarin.


WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1

Under the SAFE framework, all food handlers in non-retail food establishments will be required to attend and pass WSQ Food Safety and Hygiene Level 1. Food handlers in existing non-retail food establishment can start attending the WSQ Food Safety and Hygiene Level 1 now in order to meet the requirements in January 2023. You can find more information on training courses for Food Handlers and Food Hygiene Officers under Safety Assurance for Food Establishment (SAFE) Framework.


Course Title

SF Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures


Food Safety Course Level 1 Objectives

Train Food Handlers to follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures to ensure food safety.


Food Safety Course Level 1 Content

1) Practise Good Personal Hygiene

Importance of good personal hygiene

Impact of good personal hygiene on prevention of food-borne illnesses

Hand washing procedures

Importance of working only when in good health

Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations


2) Use Safe Ingredients

Use safe and wholesome food ingredients

Clean and wash food as required


3) Handling Food Safely

Impact of safe defrosting to prevent contamination

Importance of preventing cross-contamination

Considerations for handling high-risk food

Considerations for handling ready-to-eat food

Importance of maintaining food hygiene during food transportation

Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations

Separate and label meat grinders used for processing mutton, pork and beef


4) Store Food Safely

How temperature affects growth of germs in food

Importance of holding and storing food at proper temperatures

Importance of maintaining proper storage conditions

Importance of ensuring that food products and items used in food preparation and service are stored away from potential sites of contamination

Importance of stock rotation, such as first expire, first out (FEFO) system

Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations


5) Maintain cleanliness of utensils, equipment and service/storage areas

Importance of using correct procedures during cleaning

Importance of using clean and safe utensils and equipment to prepare food

Importance of keeping premises clean to prepare food safely

Impact of good refuse management

Importance of effective pest control at food establishments

Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations


Who Should Attend

Any employee who is planning to work in the F&B Industry, who handle and prepare food and beverage in SFA-licensed food establishment i.e. Kitchen Managers, Supervisors, Chefs, Sous Chefs, Cooks, Kitchen Assistants, Food Stall Assistants and all food and beverage handlers.

Food handlers who prepares food and beverages in NEA-licensed food retail establishments and hawkers.

Any personnel who requires a food hygiene cert, food handler certificate or food safety certificate.


How long does the Food Safety Course Level 1 take ?

The Food Safety Course Level 1 is a one day course, covering 7.5 hours (including assessment).


Food Safety Course Level 1 Assessment Mode

At the end of the course, participants will be required to undergo an assessment for 1.5 hours which comprises of practical performance (PP), written assessment which consist of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) and Short Answer Questions (SAQ).


Multiple Choice

Practical Assessments

Oral Questions

Learning Outcomes

To equip participants with the knowledge and understanding on the importance of Food hygiene and safety while preparing or handling food


Food Hygiene Certificate

Participants who fulfil all requirements will be certified with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).


Validity of Food Hygiene Certificate

Food hygiene certificates are valid for 5 years upon completion. After passing the basic food hygiene course, food handlers can attend the Food Hygiene Refresher Course to ensure continued practice of good food hygiene, within the period shown in the following table.


So it all depends what you want to do


For individuals, we advise that look at the jobs that you are going to do and the courses that you need




Do check out the special limited time offer for Elearning Access


Whether it is the Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plants (Safety Orientation Course Oil Petrochemical)


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or the Perform Work in Confined Space Operations (Safety Orientation Course Manhole)


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