Basic Food Hygiene

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All employers are required to provide suitable training for staff who handle food for the public. This 3-hour course is a quick and cost-effective way to train your staff, on-site in the basics of food safety. Our Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is accepted by inspecting organisations as evidence of food hygiene training.

What does the course cover?

The course covers everything you need to know about good food hygiene practice, including:

Open courses available
  • Causes of food poisoning
  • Contamination
  • Micro-organisms
  • High risk foods
  • Cooking, chilling and re-heating
  • Preventing food poisoning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Premises & equipment
  • HACCP and Safer Food Better Business

How long does the course last?

3 hours, at your site, at a time to suit.

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who handles food for the public and who needs evidence of food hygiene training.  This includes chefs, waiting staff, staff in care homes, schools, nurseries, prisons, contract caterers, voluntary organisations etc.  This course meets the minimum legal requirements.

For those who would like an accredited qualification the more in-depth Level 2 Award in Food Safety (accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) is also available.  This is ideal for head chefs and supervisors.

Please call us to discuss your requirements on 01780 766461.

How will the course be assessed?

A multiple choice assessment paper will be taken at the end of the session. All successful candidates will be awarded a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.

For anyone with reading or writing difficulties, the assessment can be taken orally. Many foreign languages can be catered for.

How long will the certificate be valid for?

3 years.

How much does the course cost?

  • On-site courses - Prices from just £25 per person for courses on your site. Please contact us for details. Price is dependent on numbers.
  • Open courses - £45 per person if you come to one of our Open / Public courses. Please click here for details.

How do I book?

Simply call 01780 766461 now, or email or fill out the form below. All of our courses can be run at times and dates that best suit you.

Our courses can be held on-site, at a time and date to suit your business. We aim to provide excellent value for money. Open courses are available for some subjects. Please click here for details

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01780 766461

"This was a great course and the trainer made it fun to learn… I’d recommend it highly to anyone."

John Brogden

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