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Food Safety Essentials

Course Access: 365 days access
Course Overview

Food Safety Essentials (RoSPA Approved)

Food safety training is essential for any food business that aims to create and encourage a food safety culture. It is a legal requirement for staff involved in food handling to be adequately trained and supervised in line with their work activity.
This highly interactive and engaging Food Safety Essentials course meets UK / EU Legal requirements and is compatible with the relevant Level 1 syllabuses.

Module 1:
Introduction to Food Safety
  • Food Safety and Why It Is Important
Module 2:
The Law and Food safety
  • Food Businesses and Food Handlers
  • Reporting, Record Keeping and Training
  • Understanding the principles of hazards and risks
Module 3:
Food Safety Hazards and Risks
  • Hazards and Risks
  • Food Safety Hazards, their sources and effects
  • Understanding Bacteria
  • How Food Safety Risks Arise
Module 4:
Risk Control – Temperature, Preservation and Storage
  • Temperature Control
  • Refrigeration, Chilling and Cold Holding
  • Cooking, Hot Holding and Re-heating
  • Food Preservation
  • Storage
Module 5:
Risk Control – People, Places and Pests
  • Food Handlers and Personal Hygiene
  • Work Areas
  • Food Premises and Equipment
  • Pest Control
  • Allergens


Course Level: Awareness
Certification Duration: 2 Years
Time to complete: 365 days from purchase