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Food Safety

3 hours - £30pp

Welcome to Helping Hands Food Safety course which is designed for those employees or people who may be required to prepare food as part of their duties. This course is based on the Food Standards Agency data but does not include Hazard Control Check Point information for more senior staff/supervisors. Upon completion of this course participants will understand hazards to food safety and methods to prevent contamination and ensure safe storage and preservation to maintain a safe and healthy food environment.

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Food Safety Training Course Overview

Unit I: How do we keep food safe?
Unit II: Different types of Germs
Unit III: Temperature Germ Growth
Unit IV: Why Germs Grow
Unit V: Sources of Bacteria
Unit VI: Pest Control
Unit VII: Illness
Unit VIII: Contamination
Unit IX: Food Poisoning
Unit X: Food Contamination
Unit XI: Preventing Contamination
Unit XII: 4 Cs of Food Safety
Unit XIII: Cleaning
Unit XIV: Cross Contamination
Unit XV: Hand Washing
Unit XVI: Safe Storage of Food
Unit XVII: Refrigeration
Unit XVIII: Chilling
Unit XIX: Freezing
Unit XX: Danger Zone

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

Student Comments

"The course was an eye opener for me taking things for granted in the kitchen."


"The information was very valuable and up to date, it included many aspects of food preparation and storage that I had never even considered before."


"I was quite shocked to learn just how easy it is to be in breach of food standards regulations, I have been guilty of complacency in the past - this will change going forward thanks to this training."


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