Online R638 Food Safety Workshop – eLearning

Online R638 Food Safety Workshop – eLearning

R1,840.00 Inc VAT


This popular video-based eLearning workshop is unit standard aligned and covers the same content as our SETA Accredited Food Safety course but it excludes the summative assessment component.  Any person who has an interest in food safety can attend this video-based interactive course. You will learn all about the SA Food Hygiene Regulations, Regulation 638, Food legislation and food safety standards by watching short videos containing many practical examples of how food safety is applied in a food handling environment. Upon successful completion of this course you will have the option to apply for a conversion to the accredited course and complete the summative assessment should you decide to do so.

Our  Training offers:

  • Convenience
  • Affordability
  • Flexibility
  • Video-based training in bite-sizes in your own time
  • Supplementary information, tools and templates
  • Hard copy of Comprehensive Learner Manual will be couriered to you
  • Links to food safety legislation and valuable industry guidelines and standard
  • Option to convert to the accredited course to obtain the SAQA Certification for a credit-bearing skills programme qualification

Video-based technology ensures that the online course is informative, interesting and engaging and will provide you with the best learning experience.

You will take approximately 16 -20 hours to complete the online course.

There are 3 modules and a formative assessment is completed after each module. You will be assigned to an assessor who will be available to support you throughout the process.

  • The Certificate of Acceptability
  • Food Safety Hazards, pathogens and food poisoning
  • GMPs
  • Food Safety Policy, Document and Record control
  • Facilities and premises
  • Equipment and utensils
  • Incoming raw material control
  • Process Control and calibration
  • Pest Control
  • Personal Hygiene and Grooming
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Traceability and Product Recall
  • Temperature Control and monitoring procedures
  • Thawing and Defrosting
  • Serving and Display of Food
  • Staff training
  • Storage and distribution
  • Food Fraud and Food Defence
  • Personal safety practices, protective clothing and safety gear
  • Safety emergencies and safety signs
  • and much more….

By the completion of the course, you will be equipped with the required food safety knowledge and motivated to lead your food safety team towards Safer Food and Smarter Business.

  • 120403 – Apply Good Manufacturing Practices as part of a Food Safety System (4 credits)
  • 120404 – Maintain personal hygiene, health and presentation in a food environment (4 credits)
  • 120416 – Apply personal safety practices in a food or sensitive consumer product environment
  • Introduction
  • Food Safety Legislation in South Africa
  • Food Safety Management Systems in South Africa
  • What are food safety hazards?
  • Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP
  • Food Safety and Hygiene Policy
  • Certificate of Acceptability of Premises
  • Management Responsibility
  • Laws, by-laws, regulations and compulsory specifications
  • Document and Record Control
  • Facilities and Premises
  • Personnel facilities, toilets and handwashing basins
  • Site and premises
  • Equipment and Utensils
  • Purchasing and Receiving of Incoming Raw Material, Packaging Material and Ingredients
  • 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
  • Staff Training
  • Food Fraud Prevention
  • Food Defence
  • Self-assessment
  • Introduction
  • Maintain Personal Hygiene
  • Factory Hygiene and Housekeeping
  • Personnel Hygiene and Health
  • Maintain Personal Health and Well Being
  • Personal Grooming and Presentation
  • Visitors and Protective Clothing
  • Self-assessment
  • Introduction
  • What does the common law say?
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Protective clothing and safety gear
  • Storage and Handling of chemicals and chemical spillages
  • Pipelines and their requirements
  • Personal safety working practices
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Emergency procedures
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Self-assessment

Please allow 48 hours for the payment to reflect and for course activation.

 This is an online course that is aimed at Learners with basic computer literacy. This course is pitched at the Grade 10 literacy level.

This course can be viewed on any online device that falls within the following parameters:

  • Windows 8/Mac OSX Mavericks 10.6.8 or later versions
  • Recommended 4 gigs of RAM
  • At least 5 gigs of free disk space

This platform is optimised for Chrome. Mobile devices would need iOS 10/ Android version 7 or later versions. There are limited differences that may occur between browsers and devices. If you are viewing on a mobile device, we strongly recommend you do so via Wifi so as not to incur data charges from your cellular service provider. This course requires certain documents to be completed and downloaded for signing. You will need access to a printer and scanner.

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