Food Safety Practices – FoodBev SETA Accredited Skills Programme

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The R638 (Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters) requires that all food handlers are trained in food safety practices and hygiene. This SETA Accredited course will teach your food handlers everything that they need to know about food safety and hygiene whilst empowering them with a formal skills programme qualification.

  • Improve the food safety culture in your facility
  • Train your food handlers and mitigate food safety incidents from your facility
  • Ensure compliance with the R638 food handler training requirements
  • Educate and involve your food handlers in your food safety system

The R638, which is the regulation that pertains to the hygiene requirements for all food handling organisations, requires that all food handlers are trained in food safety practices and hygiene. This SETA accredited course will teach your food handlers everything that they need to know about food safety and hygiene whilst empowering them with a formal skills programme qualification.

  • Improve the food safety culture in your facility
  • Train your food handlers and mitigate food safety incidents
    from your facility
  • Ensure compliance with the R638 food handler training
    requirements
  • Educate and involve your food handlers in your food safety
    system

All food handlers, food safety team members and any person working in a food handling environment

  • Introduction
  • Food Safety and Food Quality
  • Food Safety Legislation in South Africa
  • Food Safety Management Systems in South Africa
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • What are Food Safety Hazards
  • Biological Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Physical Hazards
  • Allergens
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • HACCP
  • Food Safety & Hygiene Policy
  • Certificate of Acceptability for a Food Premises
  • The R638 requirements
  • Management Responsibility
  • Food Handler Responsiblility
  • Laws, by-laws, Regulations and Compulsory Specifications
  • Document and Record Control
  • Facilities and Premises
  • Personnel facilities, toilets and handwashing basins
  • Equipment and Utensils
  • Purchasing and receiving of incoming raw materials, ingredients and packaging materials
  • Storage and Transport
  • Control of Operations
  • Food Preparation
  • Thawing and Defrosting
  • Reheating, serving and display
  • Services
  • Maintenance, cleaning and sanitation
  • Pest Control
  • Monitoring Procedures
  • Recall and Traceability
  • Training
  • Food Fraud Prevention
  • Food Defence
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Personal Health and well being
  • Self assessment

 

  • A logbook is completed by the learner in the workplace to ensure application in the workplace
  • A workplace assessment is conducted with each learner
    upon course completion

  • Achieve certificate of competence for credit-bearing accredited skills programme recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority and endorsed by the FoodBev SETA
  • Empower your food handlers by providing them with a formal qualification in food safety
  • Reduce the risk of food safety incidents in your plant
  • Comply with the Food Handler training requirements as per the R638 (Food Hygiene Regulation
  • Entrench a food safety culture in your food plant

Any food handler who has basic literacy and numeracy skills can attend this training

Duration

1 Day classroom and 1/2 hour workplace assessment per learner 2 weeks from the classroom training

Certification type

Accredited

Course dates

2021-11-09 Book Now

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