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Foods are sensitive things and there are many potential health hazards related to food if foods aren’t produced and handled properly. That’s why there are many legal responsibilities in food handling. Anyone who wants to work in the food sector must be aware of the food hygiene best practices before involved in food handling and catering. 

This Food Safety in Catering (UK) Course is designed to teach the learners about every aspect of food safety and hygiene that is required to prevent health hazards related to food. This course covers the essential rules and legal responsibilities that every professional working in the catering or hospitality sector should know. You’ll learn about the best food hygiene practices to prepare, maintain and serve safe foods for your customers. These include storing food correctly, keeping ingredients at the right temperature, cleanliness of the kitchen and looking after your own personal hygiene. In the UK, it is a legal requirement that all food handlers are trained in food safety or adequately supervised. Completion of the activities in the course will, therefore, provide evidence of suitable training.

What you’ll learn

  • Maintain excellent food safety in the workplace and achieve good EHO scores.

Who is this Course for?

This course a perfect fit for anyone who is involved in food handling and catering such as:

  • Managers
  • Food retailers
  • Restaurant owners
  • Chefs
  • Waiters
  • Catering staffs


  • Nor formal qualification is required to take this course.   
  • This course fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using a Windows computer, Mac, smartphone or tablet, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time, without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

You will be ready to enter the relevant job market after completing this course and will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. All of our courses are CPD and IAO accredited, so you will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our qualifications to your CV and Resume.

Course Curriculum

Introduction FREE 00:03:00
Delivery: area of focus contamination
Contamination FREE 00:04:00
Back up storage: area of focus direct cross contamination
Back up storage: area of focus sources direct cross contamination and fridges. 00:03:00
Back up storage: Area of focus requirements for bacterial growth
Back up storage: Area of focus requirements for bacterial growth 00:05:00
A recap and tips for fridge safety 00:02:00
Back up storage tasks 00:01:00
Preparation: Area of focus indirect cross contamination
An introduction to indirect cross contamination 00:01:00
Examples of indirect cross contamination 00:02:00
Cross contamination controls 00:02:00
Preparation: Area of focus personal hygiene.
Personal Hygiene Exercise 00:01:00
Personal Hygiene standards and risks of poor hygiene 00:05:00
Hand washing task 00:01:00
Preparation: Area of focus food poisoning
Introduction to food poisoning 00:02:00
Food Poisoning symptoms exercise 00:04:00
Course recap 00:05:00
The affect of temperature on bacteria
The affect of temperature on bacteria 00:05:00
Focus on temperature 00:04:00
Introducing the temperature task 00:01:00
A reminder of the turkey 00:01:00
Service; areas of focus buffets and allergens
Buffet temperatures 00:03:00
Allergens 00:06:00
Allergens: an update in legislation 00:01:00
Allergen and buffet task 00:01:00
A food safety audit: Area of focus pest control
Examples of pests 00:03:00
Reducing the risk of pests 00:02:00
Pest task 00:01:00
A food safety audit; Area of focus structure 2 lectures
Examining the structure 00:04:00
A structural task 00:01:00
A food safety audit: area of focus cleaning and disinfection.
Cleaning and disinfection definitions 00:03:00
Checking your standards 00:01:00
Cleaning task 00:01:00
Paper work and revision
Due Diligence 00:02:00
Paper work and revision 00:01:00
A final goodbye 00:01:00
Resources – Food Safety in Catering (UK) 00:00:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

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