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Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials

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Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials

Overview

Whether you work in food preparation, handling or serving; it is essential that you understand the principles of basic food safety and hygiene. This Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials course breaks down the key components to food hazards, food poisoning, food contamination, personal hygiene and food preparation and storage, via a short and accessible course.

After completing this course, learners will have a basic understanding of the essential principles to food safety and hygiene. For those wishing for a more detailed and comprehensive understanding, we recommend you take our Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 course.

Audience

It is essential that anyone coming into contact with food has a basic level of food safety and hygiene understanding, in order to protect themselves, and others they work with or care for. Industries include:

  • Employed or self employed
  • Restaurants and hotels
  • Fast food outlets and takeaways
  • Cafes and bars
  • Kitchens
  • Catering in hospitals, schools and colleges
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Offices
  • Health and Social Care staff

About this course

The course complies with Food Hygiene Regulations 2006, and will help you or your staff to gain a basic level of food safety and hygiene understanding.

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • Storing food
  • Preparing food
  • Serving food
  • Ensuring good personal hygiene

Content

This course is uses interactive screens, and thought-provoking questions designed to keep the learner engaged all the way through the course. This short course features a series of ten quiz questions to test the learner's understanding.

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills (National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
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Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials

Overview

Whether you work in food preparation, handling or serving; it is essential that you understand the principles of basic food safety and hygiene. This Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials course breaks down the key components to food hazards, food poisoning, food contamination, personal hygiene and food preparation and storage, via a short and accessible course.

After completing this course, learners will have a basic understanding of the essential principles to food safety and hygiene. For those wishing for a more detailed and comprehensive understanding, we recommend you take our Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 course.

Audience

It is essential that anyone coming into contact with food has a basic level of food safety and hygiene understanding, in order to protect themselves, and others they work with or care for. Industries include:

  • Employed or self employed
  • Restaurants and hotels
  • Fast food outlets and takeaways
  • Cafes and bars
  • Kitchens
  • Catering in hospitals, schools and colleges
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Offices
  • Health and Social Care staff

About this course

The course complies with Food Hygiene Regulations 2006, and will help you or your staff to gain a basic level of food safety and hygiene understanding.

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • Storing food
  • Preparing food
  • Serving food
  • Ensuring good personal hygiene

Content

This course is uses interactive screens, and thought-provoking questions designed to keep the learner engaged all the way through the course. This short course features a series of ten quiz questions to test the learner's understanding.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)

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