Food Safety & Hygiene Level 1

Who should take this course

Our Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety course is designed for those who are not directly involved with the preparation of food.

If you work in an environment where food is present, but have limited contact with food - then this course is for you.

For example:

  • Waiters.
  • Front of house employees.
  • Bartenders.
  • Kitchen porters.
  • Food delivery drivers and riders.
  • Warehouse staff.

This course will outline your responsibilities as a worker within the food industry. Although you may have limited contact with food, it is important that you able to identify potential food hazards in your workplace.

Who We Are

We are leading experts within the catering & hospitality sector.

We are committed to providing our learners with an exceptional learning experience. Our focus is to make our courses engaging, educational and user-friendly.

Why Train With Us?

You don’t need to have any previous food hygiene training to do this course.
Upon completing this course and the final exam, you will receive an accredited certificate - demonstrating your knowledge of safe food practices.

  • Comply with UK & EU legislation for food handlers

  • 24 hour access to course content.

  • Multiple choice exam

  • FREE unlimited exam retakes.

  • Download Accredited Certificate on completion.

  • CPD Certified & Accredited Training Qualification

  • Easy Account Creation

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  • Secure Payment

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  • Immediate Start

    Instantly access your training material after payment. You can complete the course in your own time.

  • Catering & Hospitality Jobs

    We are currently recruiting for several temporary & permanent roles.

    Typically, we recruit for the following: Chef jobs, FOH jobs, Cleaning jobs, Management jobs. etc.

  • Catering & Hospitality Staff

    SNS Recruitment is the UK’s leading catering and hospitality staffing agency.

    We supply local authorities, private companies, and large corporations with the qualified staff they need.

  • Catering Training & Development

    Our agency is a registered CPD Training provider.

    We provide individuals and companies with the training they need to comply with the law & develop their skills and careers further.

CPD Accredited Certificate

Professional catering qualification

Receive your fully accredited downloadable certificate as soon as today! Our certificate is proof, that as a food handler you have undertaken the necessary training required by law to handle food in a commercial capacity.

CPD Accredited Training & Certificates

What does this mean?

Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements

What You Will Learn

Course content

  • 1

    Module 1: Aims and learning outcomes

    • Introduction

    • Welcome to food safety & hygiene

    • Part 1 : Aims and learning outcomes

    • Reflective quiz

    • Part 2

  • 2

    Module 2: Introduction

    • Part 1: Definitions

    • Reflective quiz

    • Reflective video

    • Part 2: Legislation & EHO's

    • Reflective quiz

    • Reflective video

    • Part 3: Failure to comply with the law

  • 3

    Module 3: Key hazards

    • Part 1: Contamination & Hazards

    • Reflective quiz

    • Part 2: High risk foods & Cross contamination

    • Reflective quiz

    • Part 3: Foodborne illnesses

    • Reflective video

  • 4

    Module 4: Hygiene & cleaning

    • Part 1: Personal hygiene

    • Reflective quiz

    • Part 2: Cleaning, disinfectant & sterilisation

    • Reflective quiz

    • Reflective video

    • Well done!

  • 5


    • Assessment

    • Final Assessment

    • End of course survey

  • 24 Hours Access

    You can access our training material at any time and on any device. All you need is an internet connection.

  • User-friendly

    Our training platform is simple and easy to use. The experience of our learners is top priority!

  • Interactive

    Throughout this course we've included an audio voice over, a range of images, videos and quizzes to make our training as engaging as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the certificate have a unique reference number?

    Yes. All our certificates are fully accredited and come with a unique reference number.

  • What does the price include

    There is no additional charges. The price includes access to all the materials and the final exam. As well as this, the price includes unlimited exam retakes.

  • How long is the course?

    Typically the training course is between 1 - 2 hours long. However, you can can complete the course as quickly or as slowly as you like. There is no time limit to complete this training.

  • How will I receive my certificates?

    Upon completion of our courses, you will be able to download a digital certificate. This can be printed at home. Your certificate will state the course studied and the accrediting body the course is endorsed by.

Complies With UK & EU Law

Our course content follows the nationally approved Level 1 Food Hygiene syllabus.
Helping you to satisfy your legal responsibility for staff training of food handlers.