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Food Safety Awareness Course

Our Food Safety Awareness Course enables attendees to identify the different types of communication and how PPE and personal hygiene can decrease the risk of contamination.
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Learn how to notice indicators contamination and what constitutes to food safety.

What is food safety? Why is food safety important? What are the different types of contamination? What is binary fusion? How do foodborne disease cause ill health? What are the common causes of cross contamination? How can PPE and personal hygiene decrease the risk of contamination? How do you correctly cook, reheat, cool, thaw, freeze, refrigerate, display and store food?

Our Food Safety Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.

Researchers have estimated there are 180 deaths per year in the United Kingdom caused by foodborne diseases from 11 pathogens. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) estimates that about 2.4 million cases of foodborne illness occur every year in the UK.

Through our Food Safety course, you will gain an understanding of the types of contamination. You will learn what Foodborne Diseases are and how they cause ill health. You will learn common causes of cross contamination. You will learn why PPE and personal hygiene is important. You will learn why colour coding is used. You will learn how to correctly cook, reheat, cool, thaw, freeze, refrigerate, display, store and, deliver food.

What does Food Safety Awareness Course cover?

  • What food safety is and the importance of hygiene.
  • Recognise the HACCP principles.
  • Understand the different types of contamination.
  • Gain knowledge of what the sources of Pathogenic Bacteria are.
  • Understand what Bacteria Multiplication is and how it works.
  • Gain knowledge of how bacteria divides by binary fission.
  • Understand what Foodborne Diseases are and how they cause ill health.
  • Gain knowledge of what foods can be classed as high risk.
  • Understand what the common causes of cross contamination are.
  • Explore reasons to why PPE and personal hygiene is important.
  • Explore reasons to why colour coding is important and how it can reduce the risk of contamination.
  • Recognise the correct ways cook, reheat, cooling, thaw, freeze, refrigerate, display, store and, deliver food safely.

Who is our Food Safety Awareness Course for?

Our Food Safety Awareness course is for anyone who needs basic awareness of how to reduce the risk of ill health caused by incorrect strategies of dealing with food or equipment used for food. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our Food Safety Awareness course will give you knowledge, skills and, confidence in how to reduce the risks of contamination.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

By the end of the course, you will be able to…

    • Discuss what food safety is and how it is important.
    • Discuss the different types of contamination and how they can cause ill health.
    • Recognise the sources of Pathogenic Bacteria.
    • Be able to access how bacteria multiplication works.
    • Evaluate how Foodborne Diseases cause ill health.
    • Discuss which foods can be classed as high risk.
    • Discuss common causes of cross contamination.
    • Evaluate reasons to why PPE and personal hygiene is important.
    • Be able to understand how colour coding is important.
    • Discuss what pests can cause.
    • Develop knowledge, skills and, strategies to develop positive environments.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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