Basic Food Handling & Hygiene for Food Training

Anyone who comes into contact with food needs to know how to handle food properly to prevent risk of food poisoning. Organizations around the world recognize the value of using basic food handling practices to minimize the risk of food contamination. The impact of food poisoning outbreaks linked to food companies greatly affects branding and repeat business. 

This course provides delegates with basic knowledge and skills to identify and implement correct food handling techniques in order to reduce the risk of food contamination.


Who should attend?

Entry level positions in food service and manufacturing industries, such as:

  • Kitchen Staff
  • Service Crew
  • Production Operators
  • Waiting staff
  • Management
This training course is HRDF approved under the SBL scheme. On completion, you’ll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this training, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the causes of food contamination
  • Describe the results of food contamination
  • Prevent food contamination by the use of good food handling practices
  • Describe bad hygiene habits and consequences
  • Explain potential risk associated with staff health status

How will I benefit?

  • Reduction in instances of poor food handling practices
  • Improved identification of food contamination risks as a result of bad hygiene habits
  • Reduction in poor personal hygiene habits
  • Improved understanding and compliance of company SOPs
  • Compliance with global best practice

Learning method

Our unique accelerated approach fast-tracks learning, improves knowledge retention and ensures you get the skills to apply your knowledge straight away. This course involves practical activities as well as toolkits, templates and classroom learning to help you develop a deeper understanding of the material and have a greater impact on job performance. 

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    o    Suitable for small groups
    o    Suitable for single person
    o    Learn from other organizations
    o    HRDF Claimable

    o    Suitable for large groups
    o    Flexible & convenient
    o    Tailored for your needs
    o    25% - 30% cheaper
    o    HRDF Claimable


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