Food Hygiene Training Level 1

This Food Hygiene / Food Safety course covers all the basics on food preparation, regulations, precautions and care when preparing food for others. It is designed to meet the requirements of various regulations in food preparation and health and safety. The course covers regulations, preparation, storage, infections, cross contamination, reporting, PPE, date marks, reporting illness and basic first aid in the kitchen.

Course Curriculum:

  •  Introduction
    • (Relevant legislation, Allergen Regulations 2014)
  • Bacteriology and Food Poisoning 
    • (Bacteria and their Effects, How we control bacterial growth, Food Poisoning and allergic reactions, Types of infections, Poisons and food poisoning)
  • Food Contamination and personal Hygiene 
    • (Cross contamination: Direct and Indirect, Example of Indirect cross contamination, Preventing cross contamination, Bars and restaurants, Restaurant workers, Clothing in food production, Personal responsibilities at work, illness, employers responsibility, Personal Illness and exclusion from work)
  • Food Storage
    • (Use by and Best before dates, Heating, refrigeration and freezing)


Course Duration:

This course has a guidance training time of 4 hours, this is completed over a one half day.


Each student will gain a nationally recognised Food Safety Level 1 qualification, valid for three years.


For more information or to book a course, please contact us here.



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