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Duration: Less than an hour
Language: English
Certification endorsed by: CPD
Charity link: The Chefs' Forum Educational Foundation
Price: £25 (discounts available, see opposite)

The Food Standards Agency states that: “Food business operators are required by law, to ensure that food handlers receive appropriate supervision and instruction/training in food hygiene in line with their work activity and should enable them to handle food safely.” Our Food Safety training course covers the key areas required to meet the training needs of those working with food.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who works in the preparation of food including those who work part-time, on a temporary basis or seasonally. Level 1 is appropriate for those who do not handle food, Level 3 for managers within catering operations.

About the course

This a CPD accredited course is in 4 sections which cover the following topics:

  • What we mean by Food Safety
  • How bacteria multiplies and creates a threat
  • The health implications of poor hygiene
  • Cross-contamination and how to avoid it
  • Personal Responsibilities in the workplace
  • Cleaning, Cooking and Chilling
There are 4 banks of questions which you will need to answer. Achieve the passmark and you’ll be able to move onto the next section.


This course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll be able to immediately download a unique, personalized and endorsed certificate to keep with your records or to send to your employer.

Chosen charity

We donate a proportion of your Food Safety course fee to a relevant partner charity. The Chefs' Forum Educational Foundation supports young people between the ages of 14-25 wishing to train and gain employment within the hospitality & catering industry. The aim of the Education Foundation is to ensure that a financial safety-net exists for students studying (or wishing to study) courses that will lead to employment within the hospitality and catering industry, and that young people have access to the greatest possible range of industry professionals.