Section 1 - Hygiene
Learners will be introduced to the legal elements of food safety preparation, as well as to the importance of personal hygiene and cleaning and contamination prevention techniques. Good practice in ensuring high levels of food safety are achieved is examined in this section.
Section 2 - Food poisoning
Learners will be able to identify symptoms of food poisoning and how these symptoms may develop in an individual suspected of having food poisoning.
Section 3 - Food safety responsibilities
Learners will be introduced to the legal and personal responsibilities towards food safety under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Section 4 - Reporting illness
Learners will understand which symptoms should be reported and how long a period is required before an individual can return to handling food after being identified with these symptoms.
Section 5 - Protective clothing and equipment
This module will cover the importance of wearing the correct protective clothing and equipment when working with or near food.
Section 6 - Contamination
Learners will understand the range precautions that must be taken to prevent the contamination of food and work surfaces.