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Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools

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This course will provide information on food safety and hygiene principles and help you understand your responsibilities in keeping food safe in a school.

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All about this Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools Course

Food safety and hygiene are essential in the school community to prevent and control foodborne illnesses and harm from other food hazards. Children are at a higher risk of unsafe food due to their underdeveloped immune systems and hygiene practices.

This course will include an overview of the legal requirements, food hazards, personal hygiene and dietary requirements. This course will also cover some of the controls you must follow to help ensure food is safe from delivery to preparation and handling to serving.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Institute of Hospitality approved

This course has been independently reviewed and accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. The IoH is the world’s largest body for people working in hospitality professions and globally recognised as a mark of quality. As an Institute of Hospitality accredited course, you can be sure that the materials covered are detailed and highly useful for anyone working in the hospitality and leisure industries.

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  • Fully CPD registered
  • Suitable for those working in schools
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene – In the first unit of the food safety and hygiene in schools course you will be introduced to food safety and hygiene and learn why they are important.
  • Unit 2 – Food Hazards and Food Poisoning – This unit will explore the four types of food hazards, which are chemical, physical, microbiological and allergenic. You will learn how food hazards can contaminate foods and the harm they can cause.
  • Unit 3 – Personal Hygiene, Allergens and Dietary Requirements – In this unit you will look at personal hygiene and its importance when preparing and handling food. You will also look at food allergies, intolerances, dietary requirements and free school meals.
  • Unit 4 – Storing, Preparing and Serving Food – In this unit you will look at keeping food safe from delivery to storage and preparation to service. You will also look at labelling and stock rotation and the importance of time and temperature controls.
  • Unit 4 – Premises, Cleaning, Waste and Pests – In the final unit of our food safety and hygiene in schools course you will look at cleaning schedules, disinfecting and the importance of waste management. You will also explore how to prevent/control pests.

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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools
Food Safety and Hygiene in Schools
£20 + VAT