This Level 1 Food Hygiene course is targeted towards those in the industry who do not have any direct contact with food or the preparation of food but who work in an environment where food is prepared, and acts as a foundation level of knowledge.
The Level One Food Hygiene and Safety Course is a great way for food handlers to begin their education in food safety through our easy-to-use online learning course.
Learn at your own pace with this online course. After the course has been completed, the content is always readily available and accessible for all learners. It details the safe and correct ways in which food should be handled and prepared, allowing users to understand how to exercise due diligence.
The course is short, informative, and concise, and utilises clear and educational visual aids. The Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety course takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete end to end. and includes an examination consisting of 25 multiple choice questions, which cover each of the three core sections of the course. Once the exam has been passed, the student receives and instant digital copy of their certificate.
All course content adheres to UK regulations and has been accredited by The CPD Group.
To give yourself or your staff a basic but vital foundation level of knowledge in food hygiene and safety, book this course today. Our high-quality courses are available at extremely competitive prices, and we offer discounts for bulk orders.
This course is targeted towards those in the industry who have had limited involvement in the handling and preparation of food. It acts as a foundation of knowledge which all staff in your food business should have at the very least. Staff who handle food regularly should go on to complete our Level 2 food hygiene and safety course.
Yes, all of our courses are accredited by the CPD Group and all have the unique reference number with each course being awarded CPD points. Essential Food Hygiene are also members of RoSPA.
Like the course, the exam is conducted online. Once all sections of the course are completed, the learner can begin the exam. The exam consists of 25 questions, of which the learner must answer 22 correctly. There is no time limit for the exam so learners can take their time.
All of our courses are online courses, so they can be completed remotely as long as the learner has internet access and a computer.
The exam must be passed within 12 months of them being assigned the course. There is no time limit on the course material, so once the exam has been passed, students can freely come back at any time to view the course content and refresh their knowledge.
The course content is split into individual sections, with each section concluding in a mini quiz, which needs to be completed before moving onto the next section. Once all sections have been completed, you can proceed to the examination.
If the learner fails their exam, then they can retake it as many times as necessary (within the 12-month shelf-life of the course) at no extra cost. Once the course has been completed within the shelf-life period, the candidate gains unlimited life-time access to the course material should they wish to come back and refresh their memory.
Once the exam has been completed successfully, the learner will receive an online certificate instantly, which they can then download and print off.
There is no specific law on when and how often you should refresh your training, however all UK local authorities and environmental health officers recommend that you refresh your training every three years to ensure you are versed with the most up-to-date guidance
If you would like to buy any training for a number of your employees, first you need to select the course that you need. To do this, you need to go to our course page and click on the course that you want to buy. Enter the quantity of courses that you require and view the corresponding price. Then click the ‘Group’ option and enter your chosen group name. Once you have done this, please go to checkout to complete the purchase. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be directed to your group’s dashboard where you can assign courses to your employees.
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The food hygiene & Safely Level 1 course is as follows:
In this section the candidate will learn how to define the terms contamination and cross-contamination and understand the threat and effect of contamination.
In this section the candidate will learn what the consequences of poor personal hygiene standards or poor technique are and how to maintain good hygiene practice. By the end of the section the candidate will be able to identify their personal responsibility in making sure that they keep themselves as hygienic as possible as well as their legal obligation to behave in a hygienic way.
In this section the candidate will learn how to create a clean and safe work environment and maintain it in congruence with the law. By the end of the section the candidate will understand how to organise a fridge and store food correctly, the importance of cleaning, how to clean effectively and the effect and deterrents of pests.