E-Learning - Food Safety and Hygiene

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL014
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £20.00
  • Start Date: 01-Aug-17
  • Days: MON/FRI
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

It is intended for anyone working in catering and for those who are preparing to work in the catering industry. This includes people wanting to work in hotels, cafes, bars, restaurants, kitchens, fast food outlets, and catering in hospitals or schools. It is ideal as induction training and will benefit anyone working in a situation where there is food and drink but is not involved with food preparation.

What will I study?

The aim of this food hygiene training module is to introduce you to the basic principles of Food Safety and Hygiene. It is intended for anyone working in catering and for those who are preparing to work in the catering industry. This includes people wanting to work in hotels, cafes, bars, restaurants, kitchens, fast food outlets, and catering in hospitals or schools. It is ideal as induction training and will benefit anyone working in a situation where there is food and drink but is not involved with food preparation. Successful completion of this module will enable you to understand:

    How to keep yourself clean and hygienic
  • How to keep your work area clean
  • How food becomes contaminated and your role in reducing contamination

The sections covered include:

    Learning Objectives and an introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene - Food Safety and Hygiene are terms commonly used; here we will look at how they relate to food that has been prepared and served.
  • Why Food Safety is important - This section looks at the consequences of poor food safety and hygiene and causes of food borne illness.
  • Food Safety Hazards and Contamination - This section explores contamination of food by food safety hazards; what they are, where and how they arise and the practical activities to prevent and control hazards.
  • Personal hygiene - This section looks at why personal hygiene is so important when working with food - from cleanliness, thorough hand washing and keeping a clean and tidy appearance.
  • Hygienic premises and Equipment - This section looks at the importance of keeping everything clean and tidy, such as good housekeeping, cleaning and maintaining pest free conditions.

How will the course be delivered?

With over 100 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.

How will I be assessed?
What can I do next?

See our other e-learning courses online.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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