Level 1 Award for Food Safety

Duration: ½ day including exam

Course Introduction

This qualification is designed for everyone entering the workplace for the first time – either as a part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment – and those starting a new job, prior to undertaking the Level 2 Award in Food Safety.

It is also suitable for those:

  • Employees handling low risk or wrapped foods
  • Front of house employees, such as waiting staff or checkout staff
  • Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff

It is designed to ensure candidates are aware of the key Food Safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping food free from harm in the workplace.

Suggested progression is the Level 2 Award in Food Safety

The holder of the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety will understand:

  • The basic requirements of food safety.
  • How to keep themselves clean and hygienic.
  • How to keep their work area clean.
  • The role they play in reducing contamination
  • The key food safety issues

The Course Covers

  • Introduction to food safety and its importance
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • Contamination

Testimonials

“A light hearted course, but right to the point. I will assist me in my current role greatly”
Volunteer Live at Home Scheme
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
“Very good and interesting”
Volunteer Live at Home Scheme
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
“The engaging instructor made it very interesting. Thanks for a very enjoyable and informative Course”
Volunteer Live at Home Scheme
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
“Very good and very thorough”
Leisa Next Steps
Malton
North Yorkshire
“The course was excellent, the tutor was very good and I learned a lot of information that relates to our catering operation, Particularly about the Safer Food Better Business package available from Local Authorities”
Stephanie Agar
Manager
Next Steps
Malton
North Yorkshire

Where we deliver courses

We provide food hygiene training courses in-house to organisations throughout Humberside, Yorkshire, and further afield. Delegates get a lot from our courses while finding them enjoyable and we are often in demand to travel further afield so please do contact us with your exact requirements and we’ll be happy to help.

Please discuss your requirements with Steve on 07967 104042 or complete the form on the Contact Us page. We will ensure we offer you the flexibility that you require.