Food safety

Who should attend

Anyone employed, or preparing to be employed in the food industry.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

The following dates are available in 2022:

8 April

13 May

13 June

12 August

5 September

17 October

11 November

Duration One day
Time 9am - 4pm
Study location(s) MIT Ōtara
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $207 (approx.)
Course code 461.226

Entry requirements

Certification:

MIT Certificate of Attendance

Participants must be able to demonstrate competence in written English to successfully complete the assessment for this course.

Note: Unless previously sighted, you must supply a verified copy of your NZ birth certificate or passport at time of enrolment in order to be charged the NZ student fees. Please note that without this documentation your fees will be charged at a higher rate.

To apply:
Payment:

These courses are not eligible for Student loans or allowances.

If paying by company order the request needs to be put through on a company order form or company letter and must state the company purchase order number, a contact person, the students name, the course the student is enrolling into and the fee payable.

Cancellation*:

Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolment or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start.

Where Manukau Institute of Technology cancels or postpones a course, all enrolled students will be notified and student fees will be (as determined by the student) refunded or credited to another course.

* Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolment or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start.

Course structure

The course has been designed to promote in food workers an awareness of the causes of food poisoning and what procedures are necessary to prevent it.

  • Causes of food poisoning
  • Facts about bacteria and their growth requirements
  • Temperature control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Storage and cleaning requirements
  • Safe food handling.

To enquire about any of the hospitality short courses please contact Ask Me! student services on 0800 86 85 85 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 21 April 2022. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.