About Food Safety Awareness
If you work with or around food, this course is ideal for you. You can learn a general understanding of good food safety practices. At the end of this 3-hour course, you’ll be able to safely clean products to use around food and ensure good personal hygiene habits. Also, you’ll learn how to sanitise food equipment and adequately address any allergies.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 3 hours and is followed by a quick test.
Who needs this training?
Every workplace that has employees that work with or around food.
What are the main points covered?
During this course, you will learn about: allergies and intolerances, how to identify hazards, temperature control, safe cleaning products to use around food, reduce risks of contamination, gain knowledge of personal and food hygiene, and EU legislation and legal requirements.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Food Safety Awareness Course Outline
- Allergies and intolerances.
- Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).
- Temperature Control.
- Safe cleaning products to use around food.
- How to keep your premises clean and pest free.
- How contamination leads to food poisoning.
- Good personal hygiene habits.
- Sanitising food equipment and using it appropriately.
- EU legislation and legal requirements.
Food Safety Awareness FAQs
What is food safety?
Food safety relates to safe and hygienic practices when dealing with the food; this includes the preparation, transport, storage, and handling of raw and cooked food.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for anyone working with or around food can gain a necessary general understanding of food safety practices. As well as kitchen staff, it is also relevant to the Front-of-House employees – Waiters, Checkout staff, Bar workers, Kitchen porters.
What will I learn on a food safety awareness course?
Candidates will learn about good personal hygiene, safe cleaning products to use around food, hazard analysis, food allergies and intolerances, equipment sanitisation, temperature control (safe cooking, storage and serving temperatures) and EU legislation and legal requirements.
Is this course suitable for a chef?
It is a starting point for anyone wishing to work in or around a kitchen. Those responsible for cooking food would be advised to take additional specific food-related courses relevant to their job.