Food safety

Who should attend

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

Key facts

Start Date(s)

10 February

10 March

12 May

16 June

4 August

8 September

13 October

10 November

Duration One day
Time 9am - 4pm
Study location(s) MIT Ōtara
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $160 (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.

For more information, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 13 January 2023. 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 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. 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 is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.