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Food Safety Certificate NZ

Our Food Safety Certificate NZ Training is identical to our Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Training Certificate, just known by a different name.

Course Cost: $210 +GST

About our Food Safety Certificate NZ Course

Food Safety Certificate NZ: Expert-Led Coaching

Training Options:

  • LIVE Online Video Conference Training
  • On-Site Training [available at locations across New Zealand]

Our Food Safety Certificate NZ Course is identical to our Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Certificate Training, just known by a different name.

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Food Safety Certificate NZ Training Course Content

  • Answers to your questions such as: Do I need a food safety certificate? What is required by law and what is best practice? Does the Food Act 2014 allow me to cook food from home for sale?
  • We explain why hygiene matters when it comes to food and how you can check this is effective with an ultraviolet light test of trainees.
  • We explain what a food allergy is and how this is different from a food intolerance so you can best serve your customer’s needs.
  • We explain the key allergens under the NZ Food Standards Code 2002 and practically apply our learning to a menu item, including the legality of making an allergen-free claim on your food label or menu.
  • We explain how you can control cross-contamination from allergens and other food hazards with practical solutions.
  • We explain what the HACCP NZ and Codex Alimentarius critical control point temperatures are for both hot and cold perishable food and how to document all your temperature checks.
  • You will learn about food safety hazards such as foreign matter, chemicals, and microbiology that cause foodborne illness and which spoil food.
  • We show you in pictures, common examples of food safety risks from actual audits to learn from.
  • You will learn about pest control, why this matters, and how to document your checks.
  • We teach you about a verifier audit or council inspections and how to prepare so you can score well in a verification check, for your food business, or for your home kitchen.
  • We explain the Food Standards Code 2002, Food Act 2014, Food Regulations 2015 in simple language you can understand and how the law applies to you.
  • You will learn about Food Control Plans (FCP) and why they are important.
  • Corrective Action (CA) + Preventative Action (prevention of recurrence)
  • You will learn about Operator Verification (Who checks what? Why you check, How you check food safety and when?) Including records that the Ministry for Primary Industry – MPI insists on!
  • You get to see examples of what food safety records look like, filled out by MPI – Food Control Plan Diary
  • We explain how you can achieve an A Grade at your local council visit and how you can pre-check the list of things the inspectors look for, yourself on your mobile! Yes, we provide you with useful self-help tools!

All basic courses are language-assisted with course notes and slides in Mandarin 普通话, Hindi हिंदी, Japanese 日本人, Korean 한국의, Thai ภาษาไทย, and Vietnamese Việt.

We also deliver this specific training programme, on request, for groups of as few as 4 people at your site across New Zealand.

Food Safety Certificate NZ is suitable for:

People around New Zealand (NZ) looking to start or working in food businesses who require training under the Food Act 2014 as well as Food Regulations 2015 requirements.

About Food Safe

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA-Registered PTE. Our training helps you comply with regulatory MPI and local Food Safety Bylaws.

Food Safe Trainers work with New Zealand’s best-known brands and are expertly qualified Lead Auditors in ISO 22000 with extensive HACCP NZ experience where high-compliance food manufacture is a must for market access and export certification. We explain what well-known kiwi and global food companies that we work with, do when it comes to food safety and hygiene certificate.

We have a proven track record of delivering customised training throughout New Zealand from Moerewa in Northland to Gore in Southland and across New Zealand from the rugged West Coast to Waiheke Island.

We have collaborated and delivered training at a number of performance-fuelled organizations and global brands.

Why Choose Us for your Food Safety Certificate NZ Training:

We have collaborated and delivered training for a number of performance-fuelled organizations and global brands. Some regulatory bodies do not accept free food safety training or training from companies who are not registered with NZQA so Food Safe provides this Food Safety Certificate NZ as quality service.

We deliver Expert-Led LIVE Training via our Online Classrooms as well as at a number of training locations across New Zealand listed below:

  • Christchurch – If you are searching for a Food Safety Certificate Christchurch this is for you!
  • Whangarei – For trainees from Kaitaia to the Bay of Islands
  • Hamilton – For trainees from Tauranga and Waikato
  • Auckland

We have designed our Food Safety Certificate NZ Training for kiwis looking to learn with and off each other in a friendly classroom-style environment, whether it is in our online classrooms or at our on-site classroom sessions.

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Training Location: Online
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Training Location: Auckland
Surrey Hotel
465, Great North Road
Auckland, New Zealand

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Training Location: Christchurch
Eliza’s Manor
82 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch, New Zealand

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Training Location: Hamilton
Atrium on Ulster
281/283 Ulster Street
Hamilton, New Zealand

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Click the 'Book Course' button. Choose your preferred date and training type (Online or Onsite) and place your booking.

Payment options: Bank Transfer and Credit Card.


Process your payment

You will receive a 'Booking Received' email after you have placed your booking which will include the payment details for your training.

Please process the invoice so we can confirm and reserve your place in the class and connect with you online if you have selected online training.

If you have already paid by credit card as part of our booking check-out, your booking is automatically confirmed and you will receive a 'Booking Confirmed' email. See point 4 below for next steps.


Booking Confirmed

Upon receipt of your payment, your booking will be confirmed.


If you have booked Online Training, you will receive an email from us to connect with you online. We will also send you an email reminder with notes the day before your training date.

If you have booked Onsite Training (face-to-face), there is nothing further to do. Simply come to class on the day of your training. We will send you an email reminder with notes the day before your training date.


Training Day

If you have booked Online Training, please be online 15 minutes before your class start time to say hello to the trainer.

If you have booked Onsite Training (face-to-face), please arrive 15 minutes before your class starts. Double-check your training venue address which is different to the Food Safe Corporate Office address.

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trainee reviews

Everything was explained clearly and easy to understand with Keith having a great sense of humour too
Keith was upbeat, adding in jokes here and there. Presentation was easy to follow and was given enough time to write down and absorb information
Keith is a fantastic tutor and facilitator of the course. His appoach to teaching is backed by his wealth of experience, he is insightful, engaging and has great people skills. Highly recommend Food Safe.
Thorough and well presented training. Highly recommend.
Learnt alot off this online course, some things I knew some I didn't, Keith made things easy to understand an his lil magic show was amazing, I enjoyed it
Very interesting & educational.The tutor was excellent at presenting the course.
Had a very good experience first zoom was shy but felt comfortable. Awesome
Excellent help and knowledge
Really well set out. Easy to follow and understand.
The Food Safe Ltd Course was brilliant! The tutor was both incredibly informative and a really nice guy. I've learned a great deal. Thankyou Keith 🙂
Very thorough and easy to understand. Well presented and Keith was very knowledgeable on the subjects covered
This was a very informative course that was run well with both facts and humour. Doing it online was a great way to do this course, the tutor was knowledgeable and obviously knows the course material both as a course and with real life experience in the food industry.
Very good trainer. And eazy to understand and fun
This was my first time to take a course by online but I found it useful and enjoyable. Althouh English is not my first laungage Keith spoke slowly and clearly so I could understand well. Thanks Keith we enjoyed your little magic too!
Was taught by Keith today and he made class relaxed but very informative! Enjoyed every minute of it and would highly recommend to anyone looking for a recognised certificate of achievement in food safety 🙂
Great to learn a bit more in depth with food safety and how to implement this into our workplace. Trainer was amazing at covering all pointers for me to pass
great training, the instructor is very prepared and friendly.
Great course, easy to follow. Excellent trainer. Thankyou
I wasn't looking forward to this on-line experience... but the whole process from start to finish was super easy, fun and easy to follow. Keith was super attentive, socially aware, and has a huge understanding of almost everything! And it was fun! I smiled for most of the course! Kept me engaged through the whole process. Thanks heaps.
Very grateful my sound wasn't working so communicated through messages thankyou so much.
Entertaining and enlightening course.
Keith was an excellent instructor, very personable, friendly and inclusive!! You did a great job, thank you very much!!!
Keith was an insightful and very knowledgeable trainer. The pace of the course was ideal for me. I appreciated that all participants had some attention, but never derailed the flow of the training, which could have happened with such a diverse group. The breakdown of bacterial threats really helped me understand the importance of hygiene both at work and at home. I shall be scrubbing my fridge this week! I finished the course with a clear idea of what actions we need to undertake going forward, especially record keeping. Many thanks to Keith for sharing his knowledge in such an accessible way. 👍.
I really enjoyed the structure and instructions given in this course! Keith was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone received personalised guidance for their business/needs. I highly recommend this course for those seeking to pass audits and gain a better understanding of NZ’s requirements for Food and Safety.
My name is Helen from Nigeria.Great training training. The tutor is very helpful in understanding what you need to know about Food Safety and Food Control Plan.Thank you
Excellent course. The trainer made things interesting and easy to understand. Very informative and useful information for anyone in the food industry.
KEITH was awesome. I have been dealing with the food act for years and always felt so overwhelmed with the daunting processes and dreaded audits.Not any more.He also highlights HOW IMPORTANT as food handlers that responsibility and recording is.
It's awesome experience to attend and learn from food safety discussion. From here I gain more useful and practical way of food handling. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.
Awesome experience, my instructor was educational, hilarious and informative great job to him
Very informative, straight forward and easy to understand. Thanks to Keith, training went so smoothly!
Excellent course
Relaxed, engaging and informative online course
Great training. Friendly host with relatable examples. Thank you.
Pitched perfectly to my mahi with a relaxed and personable tutor who knew his stuff. I really enjoyed this session! Thankyou Keith, you rock!
The training is good and very understandable.

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