Food Hygiene Essentials

in Health & Social Care

This one-module course has been developed for anyone who has responsibility for handling food as part of their work role in a Health or Social Care setting.

Course description

This course has been specifically designed for anyone who has a responsibility for handling foods as part of their role in a health or social care setting. It covers essential good hygiene practices and how to maintain hygienic premises and equipment.

This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and CSTF standards for Health and covers:

  • Recognise the different types of food hazards
  • Focus on the role that bacteria plays in causing illness and spoiling food
  • Understand the 4C approach to avoiding hazards
  • Learn the importance of personal hygiene and maintaining hygienic premises and equipment
  • How to handle special dietary requirements and food allergies
  • Learn about the different policies and procedures relevant to your organisation.

What are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £10.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Health & Social Care®, our training course package that maps to both the Care Certificate* and the UK Core Skills Training Framework for health (CSTF).

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Key features and benefits

Price £10.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Health

  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 1 CPD credit
  • 70% pass mark
  • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable modules for future reference
  • This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and the CSTF for health.