Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail

  • Course provided by Lead Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £18£36
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Course Description

All retail food businesses, by law, are required to comply with the established standards and legislation set out by The European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 which instructs food handlers to ensure that the food is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. This course includes the most up-to-date UK and EU laws, rules, and regulations to ensure that you can comply with the requirements while maintaining food hygiene and safety procedures that are appropriate for your profession.

Employers and employees of any food manufacturing company are highly encouraged to take this comprehensive Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail to acquire substantive knowledge and skills to process the handling of food safely and hygienically.

This Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail provides an ideal solution for any staff induction training in retail food industries to ensure all the employees are fully aware of the process of handling food with proper safety and hygiene and prepared to control and prevent any mishaps that can occur during such process. Upon successful completion of this Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail, you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge acquired from this course to ensure the quality and safety of a food product and learn to control and prevent the risks associated with improper food safety and hygiene that results in financial losses for the company.

Course Highlights

  • Accredited by the CPD Certification Service and IIRSM
  • Endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality
  • Meets legal standards of UK and EU
  • Similar to the RSPH and CIEH curriculum
  • Assists in complying with legal obligations
  • Self-Paced Online Distance Learning with a duration of approximately 50 minutes

Who is this Level 1 Food Safety – Retail Training Course for?

This comprehensive Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail is ideal and suitable for:

  • New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;
  • Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);
  • Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;
  • Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Whether you are a newbie in the field of Food Hygiene and Safety or an aspiring professional from any retail food handling industry, this Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail will equip you with the knowledge and skills to stand out to employers with up-to-date skills.

Aims and Learning Outcomes of Level 1 Food Safety – Retail Training Course

By the end of this Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail, you will:

  • Acquire knowledge about food hygiene and safety in Retail food handling industries
  • Identify the key factors involved in maintaining high standards of food safety in food Retail food handling industries
  • Recognise Food safety risks and hazards that arise throughout different stages of processing, packaging, delivering, serving and storing
  • Discover ways to reduce the hazards and risks associated with the delivery and service of food
  • Recognise several food hazards in the workplace and ways to ensure proper food safety
  • Understand how poor food handling can cause food poisoning and ways to control and prevent it
  • Understand how microorganisms play a vital role in causing foodborne illnesses and food poisoning.
  • Understand how poor waste management is linked to improper food hygiene and safety
  • Demonstrate the importance of effective pest control to manage and prevent food pests
  • Learn to identify and resolve several risk areas and loopholes in the maintenance of internal and external parts of the work premises

Recognised Accreditation

The Level 1 Food Safety Course for Retail is accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and IIRSM. CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.

Furthermore, this course is also endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality as providing independently-evaluated, high-quality content that teaches best practices.

CPD certified & Institute of Hospitality endorsed certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, by doing the Level 1 Food Safety Course for Retail, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.

Endorsed by Institute of Hospitality Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Entry Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements to enrol on this Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course for Retail; it is open to students and professionals of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment Method

This Level 1 Food Safety Course for Retail assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of each module, learners must answer MCQs to step into the next module. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 75%.

Valuable Certification

On completion of the Level 1 Food Safety Course for Retail, you will be eligible to download CPD and IIRSM accredited & Institute of Hospitality endorsed free electronic certificate instantly. There is a minimal shipping charge applicable to get the hardcopy course completion certificate which is:

  • Shipment Inside the UK = £5.99
  • International Shipment = £16.99

Why you should buy this course from Lead Academy?

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  • Quality worth the price: We assure you to provide the best experience in accordance with the value you are paying for the course.
  • Money-back guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the quality of the course, we have a money-back guarantee option. This option is subject to a time limit of 14 days (according to the terms and conditions).
  • Instalment facility: If your course costs above £50, you can also access the instalment option to pay your amount with 3 instalments.