Training Type: Online Location: Nationwide Cost: R 1650.00 Per Person
On Demand Course Duration: 24 Hours (estimated)
This course introduces the fundamentals of Food Safety practices, HACCP principles and GMP to persons in charge of food handling premises. It is based on the requirements of the R638 regulations.
This course introduces the fundamentals of Food Safety practices, HACCP principles and GMP to persons in charge of food handling premises.
It is based on the requirements of the R638 regulations under the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act 54 of 1972 (South Africa).
The R638 Regulations of 22 June 2018 are the regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food, and Related Matters.
The Regulations require that a person in charge of food premises must ensure that they are suitably qualified or otherwise adequately trained in the principles and practices of food safety and hygiene.
Introduction to Food Safety
Regulation R638 Explained
Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices
Food Safety Hazards
Temperature Control of Food Products
Personal Hygiene, Grooming, Health, Behaviour and Clothing Requirements
Pest Control in a Food Handling Environment
Waste Control in a Food Handling Environment
Cleaning and Sanitising in a Food Handling Environment
Brief Overview of HACCP
The learner's progress is assessed throughout the course using the following assessment tools:
Knowledge tests at the end of each module (15 minutes allowed per test)
3-Part theoretical assessment (30 minutes per part)
Practical workplace assignment.
30-Minute verbal assessment done via video calling to verify and ensure the learner is ready to receive a certificate.
After completing this course, the learner should have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of good Food Safety Practices for food handling enterprises.
The learner will receive assistance from the instructor throughout the course and have the opportunity to ask questions during each lesson.
Who should attend
Business owners new to Food Safety
QA Managers new to Food Safety
Site Managers new to Food Safety
QC Supervisors new to Food Safety
Any person in charge of food premises
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