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Food Safety - Level 1

Course Overview

The EssentialSkillz Food Safety Level 1 Online Training Course promotes the importance of basic food safety standards and hygiene principles that are required when working with food. The online course covers the Level 1 syllabus requirements specified by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Course Objectives

This training course covers the following:

  • Introduces basic food safety standards and hygiene principles
  • Discusses foodborne illness, food allergens, food safety law and who enforces it
  • Details the responsibilities of food businesses and food handlers

Course Content

The Food Safety Level course covers the importance of food hygiene standards and shows how poor standards can impact a food business and human health. The causes and symptoms of food poisoning are discussed and the difference between food poisoning and food allergies.

The Food Safety Level course provides a full allergen list and highlights the dangers of cross-contamination. Contamination is explained including temperature control, food delivery and stock rotation. The course explains the importance of maintaining clean premises, equipment and work areas and good personal hygiene standards.