LEVEL 1 FOOD SAFETY IN CATERING

COURSE OVERVIEW

Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Food safety is very important for any catering organisation considering both offering quality food that tastes good to consumers and making sure the food will not make them sick. It is the caterer's responsibility to maintain food safety and pass this along to their staff and make sure their customers are well looked after.

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification aims to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include:

  • bar workers

  • waiting staff

  • health care workers

  • kitchen porters

  • stock/store room staff

  • anyone who is involved in food handling in their workplace

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

 
 

COURSE CONTENT

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Understanding personal responsibilities for food safety in a catering environment

  • The importance of food safety in a catering environment

  • Food handlers’ legal responsibilities for food safety

  • How to report food safety hazards to supervisors

Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a catering environment

  • The importance of keeping work areas clean and pest free in a catering environment

  • How to keep the work area and equipment clean in a catering environment

  • The importance of safe waste disposal

Understand how to keep food safe in a catering environment

  • Identifying how food can become contaminated by physical, chemical, allergenic and microbiological contaminants

  • Identifying safe food handling practices and procedures for controlling contamination hazards from purchase to service of food

  • Ways to prevent bacteria multiplying and surviving

Understanding the importance of personal hygiene in a catering environment

  • The importance of personal hygiene when in contact with food

  • Identifying good personal hygiene practices

COURSE DETAILS

Age

Minimum age requirement is 14

Course dates

Given upon purchasing a course

Course timings

Vary

Price

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Course duration

The course duration is 4 hours.

Course location

Wood Green Works, 40 Cumberland Road, London N22 7SG or Customer location.

Document requirements

ID

  • a valid passport (any nationality)

  • a signed UK photocard driving licence

  • a valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police

  • another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card etc.

Proof of address

  • Two Proofs of address - utility bills, council tax, etc.

Photo

  • Two passport size photographs

 
 

CERTIFICATION

Results

Results are available within 10 working days of the exams. HIGH PASS RATE

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering from a recognised awarding body within England and Wales. It is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending another Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering course.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination (Learners must complete 15 questions within 30 minutes and achieve a pass mark of 60%, 9 out of 15) OR open response workbook.

Group bookings and in-house delivery

We can deliver the training at your location/premises for up to 12 or more learners.

 

For more information and group booking discounts please contact us.

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