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Food Hygiene and Safety

(5 students)

This course includes:

07:17:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

15 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion

HF Online
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HF Online

Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Understanding the importance of food safety and hygiene in any food-related business
  • Identifying and managing foodborne illnesses, including their causes and symptoms
  • Understanding the risks associated with chemical hazards and how to handle and store chemicals safely
  • Effective cleaning and sanitisation practices to maintain hygiene standards
  • Preventive measures to avoid cross-contamination and food spoilage
  • Understanding the legal requirements and due diligence related to food safety
  • Developing a comprehensive food safety management plan to ensure compliance and safety

Course Overview:

Ensure the safety of your customers with our free course, "Food Hygiene and Safety." The food industry has strict regulations to ensure the safety and hygiene of the food we consume. This course will teach you the key concepts and techniques needed to maintain food hygiene and safety in food preparation areas. Through a series of informative videos and interactive exercises, you will learn how to identify and control the risk of bacterial contamination and chemical hazards in food. You will also learn about the importance of cleaning and maintaining hygiene in food preparation areas and the legal requirements for food hygiene and safety. By the end of the course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to ensure the safety and hygiene of the food you prepare.

Course Benefits:

By taking this course, you will gain valuable skills and knowledge that can positively impact your career. As the food industry is highly regulated, having a good understanding of food hygiene and safety is essential for anyone working in the food industry. Moreover, this course will help you develop your professionalism and commitment to providing safe and hygienic food to customers. By completing this course, you will demonstrate your understanding of the legal requirements for food hygiene and safety, which can give you a competitive edge in the job market. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your knowledge and skills to potential employers, which can open up new opportunities for career advancement.

Career Path:

  • Food Safety Officer - Ensure that food businesses comply with food safety regulations and maintain high levels of hygiene and safety in their food preparation areas.
  • Quality Assurance Manager - Oversee the quality control of food products and ensure that they meet regulatory and customer requirements for safety and hygiene.
  • Chef - Use knowledge of food hygiene and safety to prepare and serve safe and hygienic food to customers.
  • Catering Manager - Ensure that food preparation areas are clean and hygienic and that food is prepared and served in compliance with food safety regulations.
  • Food Scientist - Use knowledge of food hygiene and safety to develop and test new food products that are safe and hygienic for consumers.
Course content

Food Hygiene and Safety

01: Food Safety Laws and Hygiene Regulations


02: Local Authority EHO, TSO, FSA, FSS


03: Legal Notices HEPNs, RANs, HINs


04: Due Diligence


05: Rating Schemes


06: Bacteria


07: Food Poisoning


08: Food Preservation


09: Hygiene




11: Cleaning


12: Physical Hazards


13: Chemical Hazard


14: Allergenic Hazards


15: Personal Hygiene


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