Food hygiene and safety awareness

Food Hygiene and Safety awareness course



This awareness course has been designed to provide delegates with a general understanding   about the importance of food safety issues in the workplace.  Everyone who works with food has a special duty to protect and safeguard the health of food consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to be consumed. This awareness course will help and assist  anyone working in catering where food is prepared, cooked and handled.




 3 hours

Course content


  • Introduction
  • EU legislation and legal requirements
  • Role of Enforcement Officers
  • Powers of Enforcement Officers
  • Food safety hazards
  • Contamination
  • Food-Borne Illnesses and Food Poisoning
  • Food Allergy and Intolerance
  • High Risk foods
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point
  • Taking temperatures
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and re-heating of foods
  • Food handlers Legal Requirements
  • Hand Washing and Personal Hygiene
  • The Six Stages of Wet Cleaning
  • Principles of safe storage
  • Date Marking and Stock Rotation
  • Cleaning Food premises and equipment
  • Pest Control



Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.




Assessment is ongoing by the instructor followed by  a  short written test at the end of the course.



A HSE compliant certificate of course attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING  will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.


Important Information


Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.


Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
Food Safety Awareness course