A comprehensive course covering food safety and hygiene for Health & Social Care workers who are involved with food handling in the homes of vulnerable people.
Topics covered in the course: Food poisoning and Food and safety law (including hazard analysis), food spoilage, personal hygiene, hand washing techniques, food labelling, food shopping and transportation, delivered and gifted food, food preparation and storage, handling raw meat, temperature control and the cooling, freezing, defrosting and reheating of foods, cleaning procedures, safe disposal of food waste and pest control.
- Improve your career prospects.
- Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
- Study online from anywhere.
- Study at your own pace.
- Download and print your industry recognised certificate on successful completion.
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at a time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 1
This course aims to show the reader some of the key aspects of food safety and hygiene for Health & Social Care workers who are involved with food handling in the homes of vulnerable people. This includes food poisoning as well as Food and Safety law (including hazard analysis).
Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 2
Topics in Section 2 include: Food Spoilage, Personal Hygiene, Handwashing Techniques, Food Labelling, Food Shopping and Transportation and Delivered and Gifted Food followed by a short quiz.
Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 3
Topics in Section 3 include: Food Preparation and Storage, Handling Raw Meat, Temperature Control and the Cooling, Freezing, Defrosting and Reheating of foods followed by a short quiz.
Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 4
Topics in Section 4 include: Cleaning, Safe Disposal of Food Waste and Pest Control followed by a short quiz.
Please ensure you have read every page of the course (numbered at the bottom of the screen), otherwise you will not have the option of taking the test.