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Food Safety Certificate Nelson NZ


Delivering Expert-led Food Safety Certificate Training for Everyone in Nelson, Abel Tasman, Motueka, its surrounding areas and across New Zealand, LIVE via our ONLINE CLASSROOMS. Food Safe is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + A NZQA Category 1 PTE

Read all our 350+ 5 Facebook & Google trainee reviews

Suitable for:

This food safety and hygiene certificate suits people looking for a job or working in:

  • The Essential Food Services sector
  • Home Food Businesses
  • Cafes, Restaurants & Hotels
  • Supermarkets, Dairies & Convenience stores
  • Aged-care facilities & Hospitals
  • Child Care Centres (ECE)
  • Food Truck Drivers
  • Food Processing Companies
  • Cold Storage and Supply Chain
  • Produce Handling roles
  • Hygiene and Cleaning jobs
  • Meat, Seafood and Dairy companies


It is also suitable for:

  • fruit pickers and farm workers; and
  • people looking to up-skill, re-tool your CV for the job market

    The training is customised for both small & large companies who require training as part of the Food Act 2014, Food Regulations 2015 and local council Bylaws around New Zealand including Community / Charity / Healthcare teams who simply want to operate to best practice.


About us:

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA PTE. Training complies with the Food Safety Bylaws and Verifier Audits right across New Zealand.

Our food safety training is trusted by both well known New Zealand and Global food companies and heaps of small teams too!


Food Safety Certificate Training Content:

Includes an exclusive Pre-Training Online Classroom with show-me-how videos + a Post-Training FaceBook Community Group to support Learners and Business Owners well after training.

  • Find out answers to questions such as: Can I cook food from home for sale? What does a verifier look for when auditing me? What does jargon such as a "Level 2 National Programme FCP" mean?
  • Effective personal hygiene when working with food validation of hand washing technique show-me-how videos.
  • You will understand the science of allergic reactions and immune response and food intolerance.
  • Primary allergen groups (applicable worldwide) and practice allergen identification exercises.
  • Effective allergen management tools in a food business such as labelling and cleaning.
  • Key HACCP training NZ temperatures + global standards including both Celsius (°C) to Fahrenheit (°F) and recording temperature of high-risk food. This training has been used by our trainees around the world.
  • Knowledge of hazards that cause foodborne illness and food spoilage in a food business including pathogenic bacteria, mould, and viruses
  • Knowledge of methods used to control hazards that cause foodborne illness and food spoilage in a food business.
  • Identifying common examples of food safety risks.
  • Food safety hazards and HACCP controls
  • Pest control and how to control pests
  • Criteria for verifier inspections and audit checklists.
  • Overview of legislation including the Food Standards Code 2002, Food Act 2014, Food Regulations and how the law applies to food businesses
  • Key elements of a Food Control Plan (FCP) + 3 Step Corrective Action (Codex Alimentarius)
  • How to fill out key food safety records - Food Control Plan Diary examples
  • Verification and how to achieve a Council Audit A Grades
  • Extra research and microbiology information based on our MOC with AUT University - School of Applied Sciences.

    This certificate training includes an Introduction to HACCP as a bonus for job-seekers and those working in high food safety compliance like a Dairy, Meat or Seafood processing factory.
  • Introduction to the Seven Principles of HACCP
  • Conduct a Hazard Analysis
  • Identify the Critical Control Points
  • Establish Critical Limits
  • Monitor CCP
  • Establish Corrective Action
  • Verification
  • Recordkeeping - FCP.

If you are in Nelson City, who do you Register Your Food Control Plan with:


If you have a:

Register with:

Templated FCP – Single Council


Nelson City Council


Customised FCP




Templated FCP – Multiple Councils


MPI or individual councils (choose best option)


National Programme – Single Council


Nelson City Council


National Programme - Multiple Councils
MPI or Individual Councils (choose best option)

Nelson City Council

+64 3 546 0200

Council Website Here

MPI Website Here



Companies we've worked with:

We have collaborated and delivered training at a number of performance-fuelled organizations and global brands, some of which are outlined below. 

Food Safe food safety training clients


Why Choose us for your Food Safety Training?


  • The information we provide you on food safety is the very latest.
  • If you like to learn in an interactive environment, where a bunch of other trainees share experiences and ask the engaging questions you might be too shy to ask, this is the perfect food safety certificate nz (in New Zealand) for you.
  • Yes! We use slides, pictures, and show-me-how videos
  • Training is delivered by an Industry Expert with Lead Audit ISO 22000 qualifications and have extensive practical experience in high-compliance food manufacture, which we bring to the classroom. View your Expert Trainer's NZQA Record of Achievement



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Marae food safety


Most food prepared and served on marae will not be covered by the food safety plans and programmes of the Food Act 2014.

Customary food activities

Food prepared and served on marae for customary activities such as tangi is outside the scope of the Food Act 2014, and will not be regulated because the food isn’t sold or traded.


Marae that are raising funds for charitable, benevolent, or cultural purposes would not need to operate with a food control plan or under a national programme as long as the trading takes place no more than 20 times a year. However, a marae operating with a food control plan would have unlimited fundraising opportunities. MPI has developed a marae food safety guide that contains more information on food safety and an explanation of tikanga in this context. When you do have to comply with the Act Food businesses that are operating from a marae, and selling food, will be regulated in the same way as other food businesses. The requirements will depend on the type of food business involved.

Why the Act was changed?

The flexible risk-based approach taken by the Act offers an opportunity for marae and other community organisations to develop food manufacturing and food service practices that are consistent with their tikanga.

This could offer business, tourism and employment opportunities in the food sector.

For example, marae around Karapiro registered a food control plan (FCP) based on an MPI template ahead of the Rowing World Cup in 2012 to provide catering services. Other marae are establishing cafes, catering businesses and food manufacturing and horticulture businesses.

The current regulatory system, which focuses on premises rather than skills, offers less support for start-up businesses, and is not flexible enough to accommodate innovative or traditional practices

Who to contact?

If you have questions about marae food, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Source: MPI 


A Marae Food Safety Guide:




Food Safety practices in preparing and cooking a hāngi:

He whakatairanga I ngā ahuatanga mahi mō te tunu hāngi




A Guide to Home-kill and Recreational Catch:




A Home-kill Quick Guide:




A Wild Foods Guide:



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Here’s an inspirational video about Justin Gallegos getting to his goal… we hope it inspires you toward your goal like it has for us!




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These videos help you better understand how Biotechnology is used in the Food Sector to positively impact communities across the globe. 


At Food Safe we believe an understanding based on science helps provide you with a strong conceptual and learning foundation, an approach that both MPI and Global organisations like FAO also endorse.


Coastal Aquaculture Research Thailand and how Biotechnology is Changing lives



National Livestock Breeding Center, Nepal



Siam Forestry Laboratory, Thailand



This FAO video explains a science-based approach to Food Safety.



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 This Ministry For Primary Industries - MPI videos below outline how Food Control Plans and Food Safety Management apply to a range of Different Types of Food Businesses.


What is Safe Food 



What is Suitable Food 



Food Safety at Coffee Cart 



A Home Baking Business 



A Cafe 



A Brewery 



Food Delivery 



We make your learning simple to understand and fun experience in our classroom-based training.

If you haven't already booked on our training and like to learn in a fun environment, where a bunch of other trainees share experiences and ask engaging questions, then this is the perfect food safety certificate nz (New Zealand) for you.

Don't just take our word for it, take a look at what other trainees have to say by reading trainee reviews here!

Yes! We use slides, pictures, and videos, so if you are put off by complicated-sounding jargon and just want to be shown how to do things in an easy to apply way:

Book here now or, call us now +6492814226

Food Safe's Trainers are industry experts with Lead Audit ISO 22000 qualifications and have extensive practical experience in high-compliance food manufacture, which we bring to the classroom. 

We offer this food safety certificate nz for your convenience at a number of locations across New Zealand near you:

Including Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Whangarei etc.

We have successfully delivered customized training at companies and brand listed below, from Gore in Southland to Moerewa in Northland and across from Waiheke in the east to Hokitika in the West!

Food Safety Training Auckland: In addition to training options New Zealand wide this Food Safety Certificate Auckland is also delivered at a number of locations Auckland wide:

  • In the North Shore, Glenfield, Auckland: Food Safety Certificate North Shore for the convenience of Aucklanders living on the North Shore Area from Birkenhead to Orewa
  • In Grey Lynn, Auckland: For the convenience of people in the CBD, Viaduct Ponsonby, New Market, Parnell, Onehunga, New Lynn, Henderson
  • In Manukau, Auckland: Food Safety Course Manukau: For the convenience of people who also live in Papakura, Pukekohe, Papatoetoe, Takanini, Manurewa, Mangere, East Tamaki, Howick & Flat Bush 

To request this training and benefit from a fun classroom-based learning experience email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Book here now or, call us now +6492814226


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