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FIRC’s innovative and technical resources allow us to provide consultancy services in plenty of Food & Beverage areas.

SHORT COURSES

Centre FIRC Courses - Food Science

INTRODUCTORY SHORT COURSE ON FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Course Fees: $385.20 w/GST
Duration: 2 days

Presents an overview of food science and technology, focusing on the chemistry, product development, sensory evaluation techniques, food processing, preservation methods and food packaging techniques.

Available in Apr, Jul and Oct

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Centre FIRC Courses - Sensory

MAKING SENSE USING SENSORY TECHNIQUES

Course Fees: $535.00 w/GST
Duration: 2 days

Presents an overview of using all the five senses in the process of eating. The sensory quality of a food product is an important factor influencing its success in the marketplace. Sensory techniques will be explained with a strong emphasis on the practicality aspects of sensory evaluation for product development and quality control.

Available in Feb and Sep

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WSQ COURSES

Centre FIRC Courses - Food Safety

WSQ APPLY FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
WSQ 餐饮业食品安全管理系统的应用指南

Course Fees: $1,251.90 w/GST
(subjected to WSQ funding)
Duration: 2 days

Provides practical knowledge and skills to raise the standard of food service establishments by equipping the supervisory staff with practical knowledge and application skills to implement the Singapore Standards SS583:2016 Guidelines Food Safety Management for Food Service Establishments.
Available in English & Chinese

Available in Jan-Dec

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Centre FIRC Courses - Food Hygiene

WSQ IMPLEMENT ADVANCED FOOD HYGIENE PRACTICES

Course Fees: $749.00 w/GST
(subjected to WSQ funding)
Duration: 3 days

Increase and enhance the knowledge base of supervisory and management staff in food manufacturing plants. This will allow them to take an effective and holistic approach towards managing food hygiene and safety within their premises.

Available in Mar, May, Aug and Nov

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Centre FIRC Courses - Packaging

WSQ FOLLOW GOOD FOOD LABELLING PRACTICES

Course Fees: $620.60 w/GST
(subjected to WSQ funding)
Duration: 2 days

Provides information on labelling requirements in all pre-package food products for sale in Singapore. The knowledge will serve as a basis for effective review of the food labelling to meet requirements.

Available in Feb and Jul

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Centre FIRC Courses - Food Label

WSQ APPLY PACKAGING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY IN FOOD PACKAGING

Course Fees: $834.60 w/GST
(subjected to WSQ funding)
Duration: 3 days

Provides an overview of the fundamental considerations in food packaging and preservation. Each packaging material will be examined alongside various processing methods such as retort and aseptic processing. Packaging techniques such as Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), active and intelligent packaging will also be explored.

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CUSTOMISED COURSES

Centre FIRC Courses - Custom

CUSTOMISED WORKSHOP / COURSE

Tailor courses and workshops to address your organisation unique needs and equipped your staffs with the relevant training to deepen both knowledge and skills

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We are ready to lead you into the future of food innovation. Contact us to learn more.

The Food Innovation and Resource Centre (FIRC) was launched in 2007 as a joint initiative between Singapore Polytechnic and Enterprise Singapore (previously SPRING Singapore). We are established to provide food enterprises with technical expertise in new product and process development including packaging, shelf life evaluation, market testing and automation.

We are located at Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road, Block T11B Level 3 Room 301,  Singapore 139651.

Do contact us via 6879 0634  or firc@sp.edu.sg