Food Hygiene Level 1 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

This course is the perfect introductory training for all workers in Catering to make sure all food you prepare is as safe to eat and enjoy as possible. Start learning now!
£19.95 + VAT
119 Ratings
£19.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

1 hour and 8 minutes

Video Count

22 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 2.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual - English, Hindi, Lithuanian, Polish, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Introduction to Food Hygiene and Legislation

10 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:36
  • Course overview 1:31
  • Relevant Legislation 3:00
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Bacteriology and Food Poisoning

19 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Bacteria and Their Effects 3:03
  • How we Control Bacteria Growth 3:31
  • Food Poisoning and allergic reactions 3:41
  • and more...
3
Section 3

Food Contamination and Personal Hygiene

26 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • Cross-contamination direct and indirect 2:34
  • Example of indirect cross contamination 4:03
  • Preventing cross-contamination 2:23
  • and more...
4
Section 4

Food Storage

9 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Date Marks, Damaged Food and Record Keeping 2:09
  • Use by and best before dates for effective stock control 4:50
  • Heating, refrigeration and freezing 2:36
5
Section 5

Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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Who needs Food Safety training?

Most people take Food Safety training as a requirement for their job or for their personal life. Whether you work in healthcare or another profession or are simply looking for a new qualification, ProTrainings has the course that is suitable for you! Online courses allow you to train at your own pace, in your own time.

Some professionals that may need a Food Safety course include:

  • People not directly involved in food production
  • Transport workers
  • Shop staff
  • Bar staff
  • Servers

More about this course

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

Our Food Hygiene / Food Safety level one course covers all the basics of food preparation, regulations, precautions and care when preparing food for others. It is designed to meet the requirements of various regulations in food preparation and health and safety. The course covers regulations, preparation, storage, infections, cross-contamination, reporting, PPE, date marks, reporting illness and basic first aid in the kitchen. 

The course is ideal for all areas of food preparation including manufacturing, retail and catering.

The certificate is valid for 3 years and can be taken fully online or nationally in the classroom with one of our approved instructors. The classroom course is a half-day course.

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 8 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Student Manual (V8.4) - Food Hygiene - English
  • British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) Website
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Control of legionella bacteria in water systems - Audit checklists
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Food Safety Agency document on Controlling E.coli O157
  • Food Safety Agency website
  • Food Standards Agency - FAQ's on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Food Standards Agency - Food allergy and intolerance
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • Labelling guidance leaflet
  • Legionnaires’ disease - Control of legionella bacteria in water systems
  • Legionnaires’ disease A brief guide for duty holders
  • Link to the HSE website
  • REGULATION (EC) No 852/2004 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 29 April 2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Student Manual (V8.2) - Food Hygiene - Lithuanian
  • Student Manual (V8.2) - Food Hygiene - Spanish
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Food Hygiene - Hindi
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Food Hygiene - Polish
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Food Hygiene - Portuguese
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Food Hygiene - Romanian
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding

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Are the food safety student manuals available in different languages?

Yes the ProTrainings food courses like all courses have a downloadable student manual and with the food courses the manuals are available in English, Russian, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. Having the student manual in other languages helps students understand the course. 

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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