Further Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes

NQF Level



Minimum 128

Estimated Days




Accrediting Body

Foodbev SETA

This qualification contributes to increasing levels of personal and product safety and develops a common integrated and co-ordinated approach to the handling of food and related products. A person acquiring this qualification will be able to have an understanding of personal and product safety, life skills that will allow them to be responsible citizens which in turn, will provide benefits to the society and economy of South Africa - and knowledge and skills in the handling of food and related products. The learner is sensitised to the specific culture, opportunities and demands relating to food handling.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently on or are to be trained to work in an environment where they will be required to handle food and beverage products. The programme is essential for all employees within the food and beverage manufacturing, hospitality, wholesale and retail and food distribution and supply chain industries. The qualification is also highly recommended for any employee required to handle food and beverage products in any industry.

Entry Level Requirements

Communication and Numeracy at ABET Level 3 KVR Pre-assessment


Personal and Product Safety Food Handling Life Skills

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