Food Safety

Introduction to Food Safety

This non-accredited course provides a basic awareness of key food safety and hygiene issues and provides employees and volunteers with an induction to food hygiene, prior to undertaking the Qualsafe Awards Level 2 Food Safety Award.

The course is also suitable for employees for whom English is a second language, or those with special needs.

Why is this training important?
Food business operators must ensure that employees are supervised, instructed and trained in food hygiene matters in order to guarantee safe food to consumers.

What are the benefits?
It enables Employees and Volunteers to:

  • take responsibility for following food safety procedures
  • keep themselves clean and hygienic
  • keep work area clean and hygiene

Learning outcomes

• Understand the basic requirements of food safety and hygiene

- how to keep clean and hygienic
- how to keep work areas clean
- the role an individual plays in reducing contamination

• Identify key food safety issues

Course content

  • Food Safety & The Law
  • Basic bacteriology
  • Food poisoning
  • Contamination
  • Safe handling of food
  • Temperature control
  • Personal Hygiene including protective clothing
  • Pests
  • Cleaning and disinfection

Duration: half-day
Prerequisites: none
Assessment: 15 question multi-choice paper
Suggested progression: Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Price includes a manual and LRG Training & Consultancy certificate

Open courses: £47.00 per person Group rate:10 -12 people £400.00


Discount available for courses held at your premises, please contact us for more information.

Please note, travel expenses may be charged separately for courses held at client's premises.

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