Course dates and times

  • 2 April 2019 | 1 day | 9.30am - 5pm | London South East Colleges - Greenwich
  • 3 April 2019 | 1 day | 9.30am - 5pm | London South East Colleges - Greenwich
  • 3 June 2019 | 1 day | 9.30am - 5pm | London South East Colleges - Greenwich


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Course information

This course is for anyone who handles, prepares or serves food in the catering industry. It will help you understand your legal responsibilities and know what constitutes best practice in regards to controlling food safety hazards, controlling temperatures, food storage, food preparation, personal hygiene and premises cleaning.  
By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they serve from contamination.  
The course provides learners with up-to-date food hygiene information using a range of written text, interactive exercises and video content to ensure learners thoroughly comprehend their food safety responsibilities. 

On this one day course you will: 

  • Gain a firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved 

  • Understanding of how to control food safety risks  

  • Understanding the importance of high personal hygiene standards as food handlers can pose a risk to food safety & health in general 

  • Understand the importance of temperature control 

  • Appreciate the importance of maintaining high standards of cleanliness in food premises 

  • Recognise the signs of pests, infestations and who to report it to 

  • Appreciate the importance of implementing a food safety management system 

  • Gain confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers 

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