AsureQuality Academy Food Safety

Introductory Food Safety - ECE

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $225.00 + GST pp

Course overview

Upcoming courses

  • Early Bird Offer
  • Limited Spaces

Course overview

This course provides a basic understanding of the general practices used to create an environment that is safe to produce food and the practices that help to ensure safe production and handling. Participants will learn a variety of topics including how to prevent contamination, promote hygienic practices and monitor the temperature of high-risk foods through the application of Good Operating Practice. 

What our clients say

"BestStart recommends AsureQuality because it specifically caters for training in an early childhood education environment. Because the food safety content is tailored for early learning centres (not bakeries, cafes or restaurants), it is much more meaningful and useful to our cooks and Centre Managers."

What is covered?

  • What is a food safety hazard
  • Allergens
  • Preventing contamination
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning and sanitising
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Breast Milk procedures
  • Formula Milk procedures
  • Controlling temperature
  • Documentation and recording keeping
  • Overview of NZ food legislation

Who should attend?

Anyone working or preparing to work in the Early Childcare Industry

Key benefits

  • Apply new skills and knowledge to your workplace immediately after the course
  • Reduce your company’s down-grade costs through applying the food safety controls taught in this course
  • Gain an insight into current national and international food safety issues
  • Train with a NZQA recognised Private Training Establishment (PTE)
  • This course is aligned to unit standard 167 and 168. Although the standard course does not assess these unit standards, talk to the training team about how this may be achieved.

Entry Requirements


There is no prerequisite.

Age requirements 

You will be required to be 18 years old or older to be able to enrol into our courses.

Learning Support

Please contact our team in advance if you have any special learning needs or additional support is required on the day. Trainees with literacy concerns may request a reader/writer support for non-unit standard based training.