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Food Safety

Food safety training is a requirement for anyone wanting to work in the commercial food industry. Prior knowledge of safe food handling and preparation are kye considerations for potential employers.     Food safety skills are essental in a range of areas including restaurants, cafe's, food processing plants and supermarkets.   The Learning Place has been delivering Food Safety training for many years and offers a range of options for different levels of food preparation.   

In line with the COVID 19 Protection Framework, all public learners will be expected to produce their vaccine pass as a condition of entry into the course. This ensures that we can provide a safe learning environment for all. Those who are unable to produce this evidence will not be able to attend a face-to-face course.  

Food Safety Basic 

Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision.
Unit Standard 167 - Level 2 - Credits 4

Food Safety Basic is a hands on exploration of the basic principles of food safety in a commercial food business. Learners will gain knowledge about a range of food safety practices including safe storage, personal hygiene, temperature controls and prevention of cross contamination.

The Food Safety Basic course meets the legal requirement for staff training under the Food Act (2014) and prepares learners for work in a commercial food businesses.

Upcoming Course Dates for 2022:

  • Monday 21st of February
  • Monday 11th of April
  • Monday 20th of June
  • Monday 8th of August
  • Monday 7th of November

Contact: 0800 800 415  or
Venue: 33 Princes Street, Dunedin,1st floor. 
Cost: $150.00 GST inc
Time: 9am - 1.30pm

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(Alternative dates can be arranged for in house training to suit your business needs, call us on 0800 800 415 or email: to discuss)

Food Safety Advanced

Demonstrate knowledge of food contamination hazards and control methods used in a food establishment. 
Unit Standard 168 - Level 3 - Credits 4

Food Safety Advanced is ideal for those who have completed basic training and wish to take on management or leadership roles in a commercial food environment. The course covers different forms of food contamination, HACCP plans and best practice methods. This course is delivered as a self-paced learning resource with a short tutorial and assessment.

  • Contact: 0800 800 415 or 
  • Venue: 33 Princes Street, Dunedin, 1st floor. 
  • Cost: $150.00 GST inc.
  • Time: Home study + scheduled assessment time

Unit Standard 20666 available on request

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