- Course Code: UKVC18FFS
- Location: Online
- Duration: 3 hours
- Qualification: Foundations in Food Safety
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major browsers and devices
Food Safety Level 1
Understanding food safety is vital for both employers and employees in the catering industry to ensure a successful, law-abiding and safe business!
This course provides a comprehensive insight into every aspect of food safety, how to ensure it, what prevents it and how you can keep your business and your food safe.
From explaining how to keep food safe at every stage, to instituting procedural plans and understanding your legal requirements, this course covers every aspect that everyone in the catering industry needs to know.
You Will Learn
- All about the threats to food safety and how to avoid them.
- How to ensure food safety from suppliers and during transport.
- How to prepare and serve food safely.
- All about food allergies and how to avoid the risks.
- How to be on the right side of the law by establishing a procedural plan.
Benefits of Taking This Course
- You will be able to draw up a food safety procedural plan and comply with regulatory requirements while keeping your customers safe and happy.
- You will be able to choose your suppliers and transport methods wisely and avoid threats to food safety.
- You will be able to eliminate the risk of allergic reactions in any of your food products.
How online learning can benefit you..
Who can take the Foundations in Food Safety course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 5 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 5 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 5 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Foundations in Food Safety course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.
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