Food Safety (Level 1)

Portrait of female standing near open fridge full of healthy food, vegetables and fruits. Food Safety Level 1 Training Course
Course No. 1027

£195.00 (Ex VAT)

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  • Online - Zoom 1 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
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Self Funded
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Gold VIP Customers: £0.00

Course Outline

Welcome to our Food Safety Course (Level 1) designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills to ensure the safe handling of food. This course is suitable for anyone who is new to food safety, whether you’re a food handler in a low-risk professional setting or simply someone who wants to ensure the safety of the meals you prepare at home good food hygiene is essential.

Understanding Food Safety:
Explore the meaning of food safety and food hygiene. Food safety awareness is crucial to ensure that the food we eat is safe and free from harmful contaminants. We break down complex concepts into simple terms, helping you grasp the importance of maintaining food safety in your daily life.

Identifying Food Safety Hazards:
We will discuss various factors that can pose risks to food safety, such as biological, chemical, and physical hazards. By understanding these potential dangers, you’ll be better equipped to identify and address them in your food preparation practices.

Controlling Temperature and Avoiding the Danger Zone:
Temperature control is a key element in ensuring food safety. We explain how to keep food out of the “danger zone” where harmful bacteria multiply rapidly. You learn practical tips for controlling temperature during food storage and preparation to minimise the risk of food-borne illnesses and increase food hygiene awareness.

Safe Handling of Foods:
Learn about best practices for handling raw and cooked foods to prevent cross-contamination. By the end of this module, you’ll feel confident in adopting safe food handling techniques in your kitchen or workplace.

Principles of Safe Food Storage:
Effective food storage is essential for maintaining food safety. Explore the principles of safe food storage, including proper packaging, labelling, and storage conditions. Maximise the shelf life of different food items, saving money and reducing waste, while preserving their safety and quality.

Maintaining a Clean and Hygienic Working Environment:
A clean and hygienic workspace is crucial for preventing the spread of contaminants. Gain practical guidance on maintaining a clean working environment. From cleaning surfaces to utensils, you’ll learn effective strategies to ensure the hygiene of your kitchen or workplace.

Personal Hygiene:
With personal hygiene, explore the importance of good personal practices to prevent contamination. Discover simple yet effective habits that contribute to maintaining a high level of personal hygiene, reducing the risk of transferring harmful microorganisms to the food you handle.

By the end of our Food Safety Course (Level 1), you will have a basic understanding of food safety essentials and increase your food hygiene awareness. You’ll be equipped with practical skills to create a safe and hygienic environment in your kitchen or workplace. Whether you’re a professional or a home cook, this course empowers you to make informed choices that prioritise the safety of the food you prepare and consume. Join us on this journey towards a safer and healthier approach to food handling!

View all Core & Mandatory Training Courses
  • Explain what food safety means​
  • Describe different food safety hazards​
  • Describe how to control temperature and keep foods out of the danger zone​
  • Explain how to handle foods safely​
  • Understand the principles of safe food storage​
  • Maintain and clean and hygienic working environment​
  • Personal Hygiene

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