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This course provides an introduction to Food Safety.It introduces learners to some of the important principles of basic hygiene which will allow them to understand the importance of food safety and their role in ensuring food safety is maintained.

The course will also introduce some health and safety principles that need to be followed in a food retail or manufacturing environment.


1 – 1.25 Hours Online

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at learners who are planning to work in, or are working in a food retail or manufacturing environment.


There are no competencies or pre-requisites attached to this course as it is non-accredited, although we do advise the completion of other food safety courses such as Allergens and HACCP Validation and Verification for a more complete understanding of food safety in the workplace.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Handle food safely
  • Identify, control and report food safety hazards
  • Comply with personal hygiene standards
  • Store and handle food products hygienically
  • Clean work areas and equipment effectively
  • Monitor food safety

Course Content

This is an ideal course designed to provide the principles of food safety, the importance of being able to identify different food safety hazards as an introduction to the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system. It incorporates personal hygiene standards, the importance of storing and handling food hygienically and the function of monitoring food safety.

What are the benefits of online learning?

  • Practical Job Aids – Tools and templates are available as printable documents which learners can use a job aids
  • Convenient & Cost Effective – Your organisation does not need to pay for travel or accommodation and you do not need time out of the office
  • Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace – Learning is convenient and can be delivered on demand, when and where it is needed, both on and off site
  • Time Reduction – Learning can be delivered as ‘just in time’ training, reducing the period between the learning and application of the knowledge or skills
  • No Risk Environment – An online learning environment allows employees to safely master skills before applying them in actual situations
  • Motivation
    • Clearly defined learning objectives at multiple levels, including the course, module and lesson levels
    • Interactive lessons and media elements, will get learners involved more quickly and keep them motivated to continue
    • Interactivities have been designed to engage the learner in the content and for the purpose of application of knowledge
  • Self-Paced – Learners are able to complete the course at their own speed. The course is designed to help facilitate learning through the content on the assumption that there is no face to face facilitator
  • Self-Directed – Self-directed learning allows for time to reflect and develop a deeper understanding of the material
  • Flexible Access
    • Allows learners to access and review the lessons they need at times convenient to them
    • Content can be revisited as often as desired within the 12 month license period
  • Practical Application
    • The learning strategy recognises that adults learn best when training is practical and focused
    • The case study approach helps to convey complex theoretical concepts in a practical and immersive way.


All delegates will be awarded a certificate verifying attendance and completion of the course.

Booking & Course Fees

Please enroll and follow our registration process to sign up for the course.

£125.00 + VAT

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