Food Hygiene

By law, everyone who handles food, in any way, must have relevant food safety training. This course is legally compliant and teaches best practice.

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About the course

This course from is the most comprehensive online health and social care specific food hygiene training course.

It is legally compliant and promotes best practice, in order to keep people safe. Without doubt, if you're a health or social care organisation, this is the online course you're looking for.

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find invaluable, plus, it's ready to use, right now!

After this course you will be able to:

  • Identify food hygiene hazards
  • Describe safe food practice
  • Apply controls to achieve high standards of food hygiene
  • Explain the principles of food safety management systems
  • Work in a way that fulfils the legal obligations as a food handler

Who is this course for?

This course is for any one involved in the preparation or serving of food in any environment. It's great for new starters and people looking to refresh their knowledge.

What does the course cover?

  • Importance of good food hygiene
  • Legal duties
  • Food policy
  • Poor food hygiene
  • Good food hygiene
  • At risk groups
  • Food hazards
  • Bacteria
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • How bacteria multiply
  • The Danger Zone
  • Types of contamination
  • How to prevent bacteria multiplying
  • Keeping out of the Danger Zone
  • Food deliveries 
  • Food storage
  • Food preparation
  • Food cooking
  • Temperature probes
  • Food cooling
  • Food holding
  • Food re-heating
  • Food serving
  • Personal hygiene
  • Hand washing
  • Tackling pests
  • Food premises
  • Food equipment
  • Food boards
  • Cleaning
  • Disinfecting
  • Managing waste
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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.

Learn about the Care Certificate

Also available as part of the Care Certificate Induction. Save up to £70!

This 20 course pack features all the training required for health and social care workers to satisfy the requirement of the Care Certificate.

This great value pack is perfect for new employees to get them inducted quickly and fully trained to national standards.

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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

This course is also available as part of our Care Certificate induction.

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