Food Safety Awareness

Food Safety Awareness

Millions of people fall ill every year and many die as a result of eating unsafe food. Most of these illnesses are attributed to contaminated food or water. Proper food preparation can prevent most foodborne diseases.

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those health issues surrounding food safety and how to prevent unwanted illnesses.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and fitness, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

  • Place of study: Learn from home
  • Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
  • Course duration: An average of 2-3 hours.

Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.

Course Online Sample

Online Sample


This introduces the learner to the importance of personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination, and helps the learner identify the consequences of poor hygiene and the benefits of good hygiene.

Food Poisoning

Learners will be able to identify symptoms of food poisoning and how these symptoms may develop.

Food Safety Responsibilities

This introduces the legal and personal responsibilities towards food safety under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Reporting Illness

Learners will understand which symptoms should be reported and how long before the person can return after being identified with these symptoms.

Protective Clothing and Equipment

This will cover the importance of protective clothing and equipment when working with or near food.


Learners will understand the precautions that must be taken to prevent the contamination of food and work surfaces.



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