Food Hygiene

By law, everyone who handles food, in any way, must have relevant food safety training. This course is legally compliant and teaches best practice.
Course Description Syllabus Care Certificate Related courses

About the course

About the course This course from is the most comprehensive online health and social care specific food hygiene training course. It is legally compliant and promotes best practice, in order to keep people safe. Without doubt, if you’re a health or social care organisation, this is the online course you’re looking for.
Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find invaluable, plus, it’s ready to use, right now!

What does the course cover?

  • Importance of good food hygiene
  • Legal duties
  • Food policy
  • Poor food hygiene
  • Good food hygiene
  • At risk groups
  • Food hazards
  • Bacteria
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • How bacteria multiply
  • The Danger Zone
  • Types of contamination
  • How to prevent bacteria multiplying
  • Keeping out of the Danger Zone
  • Food deliveries
  • Food storage
  • Food preparation
  • Food cooking
  • Temperature probes
  • Food cooling
  • Food holding
  • Food re-heating
  • Food serving
  • Personal hygiene
  • Hand washing
  • Tackling pests
  • Food premises
  • Food equipment
  • Food boards
  • Cleaning
  • Disinfecting
  • Managing waste

After this course you will be able to:

Identify food hygiene hazards Describe safe food practice Apply controls to achieve high standards of food hygiene Explain the principles of food safety management systems Work in a way that fulfils the legal obligations as a food handler
Who is this course for?
This course is for any one involved in the preparation or serving of food in any environment. It’s great for new starters and people looking to refresh their knowledge.