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Food Safety Level 1

Level 1 Food Safety

Food Safety Level 1 at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 1 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Covers workplace and home food hygiene
  • Meets all food hygiene recommendations
£19.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Introduction to Food Safety

Our Food Hygiene / Food Safety course covers all the basics on food preparation, regulations, precautions and care when preparing food for others. It is designed to meet the requirements of various regulations in food preparation and health and safety. The course covers regulations, preparation, storage, infections, cross-contamination, reporting, PPE, date marks, reporting illness and basic first aid in the kitchen. 

The certificate is valid for 3 years and can be taken fully online or nationally in the classroom with one of our approved instructors.  The classroom course is a half day course which is 5 guided learning hours.

  • People not directly involved in food production
  • Transport workers
  • Shop staff

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 1 minute of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction
    • Relevant legislation
    • Allergen Regulations 2014
  • Bacteriology and Food Poisoning 
    • Bacteria and their Effects
    • How we control bacterial growth
    • Food Poisoning and allergic reactions
    • Types of infections
    • Poisons and food poisoning
  • Food Contamination and Personal Hygiene 
    • Cross-contamination: Direct and Indirect
    • Example of Indirect cross contamination
    • Preventing cross contamination
    • Bars and restaurants
    • restaurant workers
    • Clothing in food production
    • Personal responsibilities at work
    • illness, employers responsibility 
    • Personal Illness and exclusion from work
  • Food Storage
    • Use by and Best before dates
    • Heating, refrigeration and freezing
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • Food Safety Agency document on Controlling E.coli O157
  • Food Safety Agency website
  • Food Standards Agency - FAQ's on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Food Standards Agency - information on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • REGULATION (EC) No 852/2004 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 29 April 2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos

What People are Saying

“I have just passed my Basic hygeine test online with Pro Training. I found it really simple and easy to understand. I am really pleased with myself. I highly recommend this Course to anyone who wants to do their Basic Hygeine Certicate.”

- judith, unemployed from cheshire

“Very simple and clear. Very informative enjoyed it all. Thanks very much”

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