Certificate of Achievement in Food Safety

This food safety programme is the minimum qualification requested by local authorities. Learners completing this course will be able to follow safe procedures and practices.

What you will learn

  • Gain an understanding in food safety practices
  • The production of safe food handling
  • Maintaining effective personal hygiene
  • Preventing cross contamination
  • Knowledge of bugs and germs and how to control them

Upcoming start dates

  • 7 April 2017
  • 2 June 2017
  • 4 August 2017
  • 6 October 2017
  • 1 December 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Open entry.


Open entry. 

What it will cost


  • Fee: $140


  • Fee to be confirmed

Where will my course be?

Ready to enrol?


Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.


To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
Certificate of Achievement in Food Safety
Programme code: