Food Safety

If you handle food in your workplace, in any capacity, you must be trained on how to do so safely and competently.

Our comprehensive course will guide you through all aspects of safe food handling, helping you to understand how issues can arise and the steps to take to manage these risks - ensuring you provide the best possible care for your clients!

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About the course

Our Food Safety course covers this wide-ranging topic in depth, covering everything you need to know to handle food safely - and keep your clients safe.

Fully compliant with all related legislation, this online training resource addresses your training needs.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for candidates involved in the preparation or serving of food in any environment. It is perfect for those new to their role or those wishing to refresh their knowledge.

What does the course cover?

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Food safety legislation
  • Policies and procedures
  • Food safety inspections
  • The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
  • The Food Hygiene Information Scheme
  • Food traceability
  • Receiving food deliveries
  • Personal hygiene
  • Hand washing
  • Clothing
  • Chemical contamination
  • CoSHH
  • Physical contamination
  • Pests and pets
  • Waste management
  • Allergenic contamination
  • The 14 main allergens
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Microbial contamination
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • Binary fission
  • Food poisoning
  • Campylobacter
  • Salmonella
  • Listeria
  • E. Coli
  • Hepatitis E
  • Symptoms of food poisoning
  • What to do in case of food poisoning
  • The 4 C’s of food hygiene
  • Cross contamination
  • Colour-coded equipment
  • Effective cleaning
  • Cleaning schedules
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cleaning equipment
  • The danger zone
  • Cooking temperatures
  • Holding food
  • Reheating food
  • Microwaves
  • Temperature probes
  • Acrylamide
  • Chilling food
  • Freezing food
  • Defrosting food
  • Food storage
  • Best-before and use-by dates
  • High risk foods
  • Signs of spoilage
  • Visitors
  • Food gifts
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How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Contributes to Care Certificate Standards 8 & 15

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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