FOOD SAFETY 

½ Day (3 hour) L1 Food Safety 

The Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a qualification intended for learners working in the catering environment in low-risk roles but where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff. This course can be delivered at your place of business or a venue of your choosing for groups of up to 20 delegates 
 
Who is this qualification for? 
 
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. The subjects covered are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to ensure good practice and the production of safe food. 
 
Where and When? 
 
The course can be delivered at your venue on a date suitable to your needs. We could source a suitable venue on your behalf and run several open courses at our own venues. 
 
Assessment method 
 
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. 
 
 
How long will it take? 
 
½ Day (3 hours) of tutor led learning. 
 
Topics covered 
 
Understand how individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety in a catering environment 
State the importance of food safety in a catering environment 
Recognise that food handlers have legal responsibilities with regard to food safety 
State how to report food safety hazards to supervisors 
State how to report pest sightings and damage to supervisors 
Understand the importance of keeping him/herself clean and hygienic 
State the importance of personal hygiene when in contact with food 
Identify good personal hygiene practices 
Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a catering environment 
State the importance of keeping work areas clean in a catering environment 
State how to keep the work area and equipment clean in a catering environment 
State the importance of safe waste disposal 
Understand how to keep food safe in a catering environment 
Identify how food can become contaminated by physical, chemical, allergenic and microbiological Contaminants 
Identify safe food handling practices and procedures for controlling contamination hazards from purchase to service of food 
State ways to prevent bacteria multiplying and surviving 
 
 
Pricing 
 
The cost of the course for up to 20 delegates is £350 when delivered at your own venue. If you have more or less than 20 delegates to train please contact us for a personalised quote. 
 

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