Training Courses on‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene’for Food Trade

25/11/2020

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) offers systematic training on food safety for food trade of Macao, and constantly organises training courses on ‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene’, which consist of two modules totalling 7 hours. The first module, ‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene Basic Course’, covers the ‘Food Safety Law’, food safety standards, food safety practices, etc. The second module, ‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene Advanced Course’, it talks about how to improve food handling and risk control, food handling in times of a power outage or flooding, strengthening food safety and hygiene management, identifying signs of rodents and methods to effectively prevent and eliminate rodent infestation, and raising the awareness of food trade on waste disposal and environmental hygiene. For participants who have completed the ‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene Basic Course’ and passed the assessment, they can enrol for the ‘Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene Advanced Course’. IAM hopes to enhance food industry’s awareness of hygiene and safety standards in Macao for a long-run by offering a diverse and comprehensive range of educational resources and on-the-job training.

 

IFood Safety and Environmental Hygiene Basic Course

 

Target group:

Food trade and relevant personnel (employment certification required)

 

Activities/Themes:

Food safety laws and regulations, food hygiene and operation, rodent prevention and environmental hygiene

 

Venue:

Trade Zone of Department of Food Safety of IAM on the 1st floor of Iao Hon Hawkers’ Building

 

Schedule:

(The last Thursday of every month, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

24/02/202231/03/202228/04/202226/05/202230/06/202228/07/202225/08/202229/09/202227/10/202224/11/2022 (Courses in January and December are suspended)

 

Teaching Material: Guia de Higiene Alimentar para o Manuseamento de Alimentos em Restaurantes e Takeaways (Portuguese version)

Educational Video: Practise the 5 Keys to Keep Food Safe and Clean

 

IIFood Safety and Environmental Hygiene Advanced Course

 

Target group:

Practitioners of food trade who have completed and passed the examination in the Basic Course (employment certification required)

 

Activities/Themes:

Food traceability and management, implementation of food safety laws and standards, food handling and control, identifying signs of rodent infestation, prevention and environmental hygiene, emergency response in times of a power outage or flooding, waste disposal of food establishments, personal hygiene, cleaning and disinfection of equipment

 

Venue:

Trade Zone of the Department of Food Safety of IAM on the 1st floor of Iao Hon Hawkers’ Building

 

Schedule:

Class 1: 13th July 2022 and 14th July 2022

Class 2: 9th November 2022 and 10th November 2022

 

*The 5-hour Advanced Course lasts for two days with 2.5 hours per session.

Time: 2:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

 

Teaching Material: 食品安全管理輔助教材 (Chinese version)

Educational Video: Practise the 5 Keys to Keep Food Safe and Clean