Food Hygiene Level 1

Food Hygiene Level 1

This Level 1 Food Hygiene course is a great way to introduce beginners to food safety. This may include cooking at home, work experience in a food environment or self-development for those who have an interest in food handling.

This course may be used as an introduction to the subject for children and people with an interest in preparing food safely for a family. It is ideal for use in schools, in addition to a regular curriculum, and for students prior to taking work experience in a food environment.

Course Content

1) An introduction to food safety and hygiene
2) Food Safety Hazards and Contamination
3) Why Food Safety is Important
4) Personal Hygiene
5) Hygienic Premises and Equipment
6) Training outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

• Understand food safety terms commonly used when discussing industry practice
• Understand the consequences of poor food safety and hygiene
• Know about practical activities to prevent and control hazards.
• Understand why personal hygiene is so important
• Be able to keep surfaces and equipment hygienically clean

Completion rules

  • All units must be completed