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Level 1 Food Hygiene & Safety

Food Courses For Local Authority and EHO Compliance

Why train with us?

  • Outstanding Learner Support
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Train to meet Local Authority/EHO standards
  • Engaging Video Content
  • Approved and Certified Food courses
  • Unlimited Free Retakes
  • Instant digital certificates
  • Meets UK / EU Legal requirements
  • Bulk Discounts

Course Details

What does it cover?

The training modules included in this course cover the key syllabus of Level 1 Food Safety qualifications. These modules include:

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Safe handling and storage of food
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food pests and pest control
  • Cleaning and disinfection

How long will it take?

All of our courses are designed to make learning quick and easy. Learning times may vary dependent on the learner’s existing experience and preferred pace.

Learner Outcomes

Those taking this e-learning course will engage in approximately three guided learning hours of training.

Their knowledge will also be tested by a series of multiple-choice questions upon the completion of each of the modules.

Subject to the satisfactory completion of this course, learners are given access to an electronic Highfield quality endorsed certificate of completion (in PDF format), which they are able to print and display.

Learning Management System

Our learning management system gives you the ability to monitor and manage your delegates’ training activity & progress, making training teams a breeze.

System Requirements

Please note this Course will not currently work on Smartphones or on Ipad Pros.
For all other System Requirements please see below

Required Software:

  • JavaScript
  • Adobe Reader
  • Laptop / Desktop PC (Windows XP is the minimum operating system required):

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple iMacs / Macbooks:

  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Ipads:

  • Safari
  • Google Chrome for Tablets
  • Android / Windows based tablets:

  • Google Chrome for Tablets
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Authored by Highfield, a Food Safety expert and leading Awarding Body, this e-learning course is suitable for those learners wishing to achieve a Level 1 Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate in Catering, Manufacturing, Retail or other sectors.

    The course is also ideal for those staff members undergoing induction and awareness training.

    Frequently Asked Questions


    I’m a sole trader. Do I still need Food Hygiene Training?

    Regardless of the size of your business, if you handle or prepare food that is consumed by others then you need to comply with the Food Hygiene Legislation.

    What training do I need to provide for my employees?

    The Law requires that any food handlers are instructed and supervised to a level which is appropriate for their duties.

    A supervisor will need a higher level of training than the staff they manage for example. Although the law does stipulate that formal training is required, a certificate showing your employees and supervisors has passed a recognised course is one way of showing you have complied with the law.

    To get more details on our courses, please call us FREE on 0800 294 8663 or use our quick and easy tool to find out which courses may best suit your needs.

    What are the minimum or maximum number of delegates on each course?

    There are no minimum requirements and you can train as many delegates as you like with online learning however for effective onsite training the recommendation is one trainer to ever 12 delegates. Therefore if you need say 20 people training all at once at your premises on a particular day we would send two trainers in this instance.

    Can you deliver onsite courses at weekends?

    Yes we can run courses to suit your business needs and work with you to avoid disruption to your business.

    I did a food hygiene course 4 years ago. Do I need to do another?

    Yes. It’s recommended that you keep up to date every three years to maintain food safety standards and to ensure awareness of current legal requirements.

    How long do the courses take to complete?

    The courses differ in length. When you browse each course the duration is shown in the course details.

    Do the courses have an exam that needs to be passed?

    Yes, it is a multiple choice exam and all the information needed to pass the exam is explained during the course.

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