Duration 3 Hours | £35.00 per delegate
Millions of people fall ill every year and many die as a result of eating unsafe food. Most of these illnesses are attributed to contaminated food or water - proper food preparation can help to prevent most foodborne diseases.
This short course will give you the knowledge you need to understand the interesting and diverse health issues surrounding food safety and how to prevent unwanted illnesses.
A great addition to your CV, to demonstrate your commitment to health and fitness, this programme is universally applicable to both work and home life.
This course will give you the knowledge to understand the principles of food safety – food hygiene, food safety responsibilities, reporting illness, protective clothing & equipment and how to prevent food contamination.
The course is split into several engaging and manageable sections.
Section 1 - Hygiene
Learners will be introduced to the legal elements of food safety preparation, as well as to the importance of personal hygiene and cleaning and contamination prevention techniques. Good practice in ensuring high levels of food safety are achieved is examined in this section.
Section 2 - Food poisoning
Learners will be able to identify symptoms of food poisoning and how these symptoms may develop in an individual suspected of having food poisoning.
Section 3 - Food safety responsibilities
Learners will be introduced to the legal and personal responsibilities towards food safety under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Section 4 - Reporting illness
Learners will understand which symptoms should be reported and how long a period is required before an individual can return to handling food after being identified with these symptoms.
Section 5 - Protective clothing and equipment
This module will cover the importance of wearing the correct protective clothing and equipment when working with or near food.
Section 6 - Contamination
Learners will understand the range precautions that must be taken to prevent the contamination of food and work surfaces.
This course is suitable for anyone wanting to improve their understanding of food safety and the steps you can take to improve food safety.