Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This qualification provides learners with information on preventing contamination, temperature abuse of food and the destruction of bacteria by thorough cooking. The importance of good personal hygiene, cleaning, waste management and recognising and reporting signs of pests are also stressed.

Chef Chopping FoodWho Should Attend?

This qualification is ideal for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industry (or those about to start work in the industry).  It forms a good foundation for food handlers.


Subjects covered include:

• an awareness of hazards and controls associated with food in catering operations

• contamination prevention

• temperature abuse of food and the importance of thorough cooking and rapid cooling

• personal hygiene

• cleaning and disinfection.


This qualification is assessed through a 15-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 30 minutes.


£49.95 to include Food Safety in Catering Manual.


Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF)


1/2 day: 9.00 - 13.00


We offer this course as open courses from a number of venues in the Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire, as well as on-site in customers premises throughout the UK (subject to minimum numbers - contact us for details) 

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