Food Safety - Level 1

Who is this food safety training course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s food safety eLearning course should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This food hygiene awareness course is also relevant for health and social care support workers; including charities, nursing staff and residential home workers.

This online food safety awareness course covers the main points relating to food safety and food hygiene in line with the Food Standards Agency legislation. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

  • To provide the learner with adequate understanding of the legislation regarding food safety
  • To provide an awareness of common food hazards
  • Provide the learners with tips on how to store, handle and prepare food safely
  • To provide essential food safety & food hygiene training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individual and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

  • An introduction to food safety legislation
  • Why it is important is important for healthcare workers to be aware of food hygiene
  • The common food hazards
  • Problems relating to food contamination
  • How food contamination can be minimised
  • An awareness of common disease causing bacteria and viruses
  • Importance of personal hygiene in relation to food safety
  • Other personal hygiene considerations for food handlers
  • The importance of effective cleaning to minimise food hazards
  • Recommendations for keeping food safe
  • The importance of time and temperature in relation to food safety
  • Top tips on safe handling and preparation of food

Assessment and certification

At the end of this food safety training course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online food safety training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines..

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