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Course Description

Our Food Safety Level 1 online course is a useful introduction for those undertaking work experience in a food business or anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the basic principles of food safety and hygiene. This is an online course suitable for those working in an environment where they are not directly involved in the preparation of food or handling high-risk foods. This level 1 food safety and hygiene course is also ideal for those working with pre-packaged or wrapped food. Don’t miss out and book your space online now!

Course content

This course will typically take 2 to 4 hours to complete. However, learners can complete each module at a time and pace to suit them. Learners are assessed by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course.

Course Modules:

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Safe handling and the storage of food
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food pests and pest control
  • Cleaning and disinfection

What you need to know

Our Food Safety Level 1 online course can be accessed on multiple devices, including tablets, desktops, and laptops (excluding mobile devices), with the only necessity being a stable internet connection.

Please note: Once purchased, you will receive login details in a separate email from your order confirmation. Please check your inbox and junk mail, ensuring you do not miss this important information.

This online course does not provide a qualification itself but does meet the mandatory training specifications required for a level 1 food safety and hygiene course.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will immediately receive a certificate of completion, which may be printed and used as evidence that you have been trained in food safety to the appropriate level. Buddy can arrange for an examination for a learner, either from home or attending a classroom course, please get in touch for more details.

Who is the course suitable for?

Regardless of the job role or industry, having an understanding of Food Safety is imperative to keeping your customers safe.

This Food Safety Level 1 course familiarises the learner with basic food hygiene practices so they are able to work safely near food. There are no prerequisites to study this course, however, a basic understanding of the principles of Food Safety may be beneficial.

If you have already taken induction-level training and need to maintain or build on your existing knowledge, Buddy would recommend taking one of our Food Safety Level 2 online courses, which are available to buy online now. If you are an employer, manager, or supervisor and require an advanced level of training, then it’s recommended that you complete our Level 3 Food Safety Course.

 

Workplace Training For Multiple Candidates

If you are a business looking to enrol multiple learners, please get in touch with a member of our team who can assist with multi-candidate pricing packages.

Our online courses are available for as many candidates as required, but our classroom courses have a capacity of up to 12 candidates.

This Food Safety Level 1 course is ideal for employees as part of an induction and for those looking at taking a Food Safety online test to demonstrate learning. This course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills, and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

 

Why Choose Buddy?

Here at Buddy, we have worked hard to establish ourselves as the go-to destination for workplace training courses, helping candidates across the country gain their desired qualifications.

Delivering a first-class learning experience is top of our priorities, which is why we have heavily invested in our instructors and courses to ensure the information you will be learning is relevant, up-to-date, and in line with all guidelines set out by our governing bodies and partners.

You can be assured that you are in the best hands possible when booking with Buddy, so don’t hesitate to book online now or risk losing your space!

This is a Highfield-accredited training course, with candidates who pass this course receiving their certification upon successful completion. You can be assured that this course is completed to high standards, as outlined by our governing bodies in the course syllabus, ensuring learners gain the information, knowledge, and understanding, giving them the best opportunity to gain their desired qualification. 

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material, consisting of a 25-question multiple choice exam, with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed the assessment. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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Purchase and Payment: Once you’ve added your selected courses to your basket, you will need to follow our checkout process, with courses available to be purchased using a Debit or Credit card.

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Course Access: You will receive login details in a separate email from your order confirmation. Ensure you check your inbox and junk mail to avoid missing this important information.

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Certificate Issued: You will be immediately issued with a Highfield certificate upon successful completion. Ensure you check your inbox and junk mail to avoid missing this important information.

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Continued Support: Our team will be on hand to assist you and provide additional information, whenever you need it. Have any questions? Contact our team now for more support and details.

Assessment & Qualification

This is a Highfield-accredited training course, with candidates who pass this course receiving their certification upon successful completion. You can be assured that this course is completed to high standards, as outlined by our governing bodies in the course syllabus, ensuring learners gain the information, knowledge, and understanding, giving them the best opportunity to gain their desired qualification. 

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material, consisting of a 25-question multiple choice exam, with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed the assessment. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

How do our courses work?

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Purchase and Payment: Once you’ve added your selected courses to your basket, you will need to follow our checkout process, with courses available to be purchased using a Debit or Credit card.

2.

Course Access: You will receive login details in a separate email from your order confirmation. Ensure you check your inbox and junk mail to avoid missing this important information.

3.

Certificate Issued: You will be immediately issued with a Highfield certificate upon successful completion. Ensure you check your inbox and junk mail to avoid missing this important information.

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Continued Support: Our team will be on hand to assist you and provide additional information, whenever you need it. Have any questions? Contact our team now for more support and details.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does Level 1 food safety cover?

    • Introduction to food safety • Microbiological hazards • Food poisoning and its control • Contamination hazards and controls • Safe handling and the storage of food • Personal hygiene • Food pests and pest control • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Does level 2 food safety include level 1?

    Yes, there would be no need to do L1 if you do L2. Most people jump straight to L2.
  • How long does food safety level 1 last?

    The course will typically take 2 to 3 hours to complete, however as this food safety training is hosted online, learners can complete each module at a time and pace to suit them. A recommended refresh is after 3 years.
  • What is food safety level 1 e-learning?

    • It is a useful induction programme for those undertaking work-experience in a food business, and for anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the basic principles of food safety and hygiene.• Food businesses must, by law, ensure that all staff have received the appropriate level of safety and hygiene training with their role and risk.• This online course is suitable for those working in a catering environment who are not directly involved in the preparation or handling of high-risk foods, but work in an environment where food is handled elsewhere or only deal with low-risk foods. It is also ideal for those working with pre-packaged or wrapped food.• Highfield e-learning Food Safety Level 1 course has been written by one of the world’s leading food safety experts, Richard Sprenger, and is accredited by the UK’s leading organisation for regulated food safety qualifications.
  • What is Level 1 VTQ in food safety?

    VTQs are practical qualifications for over 16s. They're designed to help you get the skills you need to start your career or go on to higher levels of education. Read more about this here: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/explore-your-education-and-training-choices/vocational-technical-qualifications-vtqs

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Course Description

Our Food Safety Level 1 online course is a useful introduction for those undertaking work experience in a food business or anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the basic principles of food safety and hygiene. This is an online course suitable for those working in an environment where they are not directly involved in the preparation of food or handling high-risk foods. This level 1 food safety and hygiene course is also ideal for those working with pre-packaged or wrapped food. Don’t miss out and book your space online now!
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“Terry came to visit my team on-site, and it was an incredibly informative and interactive food hygiene course. Terry delivered the information with passion and made the whole team feel relaxed and ready to learn, it was, without doubt, the best delivery of a food hygiene course.”
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