Level 1 Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate Online
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This Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety course will help you to recognise your food hygiene responsibilities so that you can act conscientiously and demonstrate to customers that you and your business take food safety seriously. By taking this training, you will develop a strong foundational knowledge of food hygiene practices and food safety law, and show that you strive to follow best practice and are proud to do so - something that will give your customers great confidence in your business.
This course is fully up to date with the latest UK laws, rules and regulations to ensure you feel confident to apply the food safety practices mentioned to your own job role.
By the end of this course, you will:
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Additionally, this course is endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality as providing independently-evaluated, quality content that teaches good practice standards.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
This course has been audited and approved by Environmental Health Officers: the training materials have been independently reviewed and are verified as containing the necessary knowledge to achieve the level of training specified.
If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Food Hygiene|| |
Who is this course for, what is food safety, food hygiene law and the importance of food safety.
|2||Food Safety Hazards|| |
Microbiological hazards, allergenic hazards, physical hazards, chemical hazards and the 4 Cs.
|3||The 4 Cs: Cleaning|| |
The importance of cleanliness, the six stages of cleaning, cleaning and disinfection, clean as you go, dishwashers, cleaning schedules and waste management.
|4||The 4 Cs: Cooking and Chilling|| |
Temperature control, food deliveries, refrigeration, low and high-risk foods, use by dates and best before dates, and stock rotation (FIFO).
|5||The 4 Cs: Cross-Contamination|| |
Ill-health caused by food contaminants, what is cross-contamination, preventing cross-contamination, pest control, HACCP and workplace procedures.
|6||Personal Hygiene|| |
Hand hygiene, further hygiene considerations, protective clothing, reporting illness and first aid.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety course is designed for workers who are not directly involved with the preparation or handling of high-risk foods but work in an environment where food is present or handled elsewhere. This also includes those who work with wrapped or pre-packaged foods. For example:
If your role involves directly handling or preparing food, then you need to take Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety (available for retail, catering, and manufacturing) in order to comply with food handlers’ legal obligations.
If you are a manager or supervisor in a food business, you will require Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety.
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For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.
Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training.
If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one.
Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.
If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact email@example.com, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have.
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