Food Safety Training (Level 2)

£15.00 + VAT

All workers who handle, prepare and serve food must, by law, understand the principles of food hygiene, safe preparation and storage.

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Target Audience: All staff who handle, prepare and serve food in their workplace

Course Aim: To provide learners with the knowledge required to ensure that they meet UK food safety and hygiene requirements.

Course content:

Module 1 – Keeping food safe and food safety legislation

• Who is responsible for keeping food safe?
• Why food safety and safety procedures are important
• Food Poisoning and Food Borne Illness
• Food Safety Law
• Enforcement Officers
• The FSA national Food Hygiene rating scheme
• Legal Notices and penalties
• Due diligence

Module 2 –  Food Safety Hazards and Contamination

• Food Safety Hazards and Contamination
• Microbial Contamination
• Sources of Bacteria
• Multiplication of Bacteria
• Viruses
• Bacterial Spores
• Toxins
• High and Low Risk foods
• Physical Contamination
• Chemical Contamination

Module 3 – Allergens

• Food Allergies and Intolerances
• Common Allergens
• Clear communication of allergen information

Module 4 – Food Spoilage, Preservation and Storage

• Temperature control
• Checking the temperature of food
• When to measure and what to do if the temperature is unsafe
• Storing new deliveries of food
• Date marks
• Chilled storage
• Stocking and cleaning the fridge
• Frozen storage
• Cooking foods safely
• Hot holding, cooling and reheating
• Food Premises and Equipment

Module 5 – Personal Hygiene

• Personal Hygiene and clothing
• Handwashing
• Hair, nails, jewellery

Module 6 – Food Pests and Control

• Types of Pest
• Signs of Pest Infestation and methods of control

Module 7 – Cleaning and Disinfection

• Cleaning and Disinfection – best practice
• Cleaning – health and safety guidelines
• Clean or disinfect?

Module 8 – Food Safety Management Systems

• HAACP Principles

Elearning Features

Access the course on any device including PC, tablet and mobile phone

Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and full audio features

Work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course

Progress automatically saved so you can take a break and pick up where you left off