Food Safety and Hygiene - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
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Food Safety and Hygiene - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Food Safety in Health and Social Care training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

This introductory online Food Safety in Health and Care training course gives an awareness of the hazards of handling low-risk food. Learners will gain an approved certificate, which ensures that anyone working in an environment where food is cooked, prepared or handled complies fully with current UK legislation.

This online Food Safety in Health and Care training course has been designed to educate those who do not work directly with preparing or handling food but work in an environment where food is dealt with elsewhere or who only work with low-risk foods. The course familiarises the learner with basic food hygiene practices so that they can work safely near food.

Course content

This online Food Safety in Health and Social Care training course covers the following:

  • An introduction to food safety legislation,
  • Why healthcare workers need 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 concerning 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 concerning food safety
  • Top tips on safe handling and preparation of food.

Who is the course for?

This online Food Safety in Health and Social Care training course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff,
  • Locum doctors and nurses,
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Agency nurses,
  • Agency workers,
  • Healthcare Assistants (HCAs),
  • Support workers,
  • Care assistants, and
  • Community services.

Course aims

The aims and objectives of this online Food Safety in Health and Social Care training course are to:

  • To provide the learner with an adequate understanding of the legislation regarding food safety,
  • To provide an awareness of common food hazards, and
  • Provide the learners with tips on how to store, handle and prepare food safely.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Food Safety in Health and Social Care online training course, the learner will:

  • Have a good understanding of UK food safety legislation,
  • Know why food safety awareness is essential for health and social care workers,
  • Know the common food hazards,
  • Understand the problems related to food contamination,
  • Know how food contamination can be minimised,
  • Have an awareness of common disease-causing bacteria and viruses,
  • Be aware of the importance of personal hygiene concerning food safety,
  • Know the importance of effective cleaning to minimise food hazards, and
  • Know the importance of time and temperature of food safety.

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