Food Handling and Food Hygiene

Course Outline

It aims to build on the basic principles of food hygene, to provide more detailed knowledge & understanding of food production, processing, storage, transport, wholesaling, catering & retailing, to ensure that food handlers can carry out their responsibilities effectively.

Who should attend ?

Any person who directly or indirectly is involved in the handling of foods or engaged in any food business.


After studying the topics covered in the course and sitting for an exam, students will be awarded a certificate and would be qualified and entitled to be registered as Food Handlers with the Superintendent of Public Health in terms of Legal notice 178/2001.
Certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the lectures.

Venue, Date and Time

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 11/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT1432

Tuesday, 26th July and Wednesday, 27th July, 2011

1330 – 1730 hrs including a coffee break

Participation Fee

€ 35 including VAT; cheques payable to Ganado Services Ltd;
Participants are to bring a passport photo, a copy of the ID card and a cheque of €2.33 payable to Department of Health for licence.

Course will commence only if there is a sufficient number of applicants.


To apply kindly use our online registration form.

Programme :

Lecturer : Dr. John Seychell LL.D.
(fully accredited and registered Tutor with the Food Safety Commission)

  • General Food Hygiene
  • Food Poisoning and its Prevention
  • Bacteriology
  • Temperature Control of Food
  • Documentation and Labelling
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Pest Control
  • Food Premises & Equipment
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
  • Food Safety Legislation
  • Written Assesment
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