Every year thousands of people suffer illness as a result of poor food safety and hygiene practice. Some of these cases have resulted in fatalities or disability. Training in food safety and hygiene is a legal requirement however it also makes good sense for any food serving organisations to ensure that its customers are not exposed to food hazards. The course helps those who may be inexperienced or unaware or have forgotten how to work safely in food preparation areas so that they better understand how food can become dangerous to customers. The course covers the safe practices in the preparation, cooking and handling of food. The syllabus closely follows the Food Safety Level 2 content covering the principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) as it applies to food safety and the trainees responsibilities. This is a IOSH approved course.
Aims of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide the fundamental food hygiene training for all food handlers working in a catering, manufacturing or retail environment where food is prepared, cooked and handled. At the end of the training trainees will be able to:
- Understand food safety terminology
- Understand food safety laws
- Recognise types of food safety hazards
- Understand the importance of food temperature control
- Recognise how bacterial multiplication can be reduced
- Appreciate the principles of Hazards Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) as it applies to food safety
- Understand the importance of high temperatures in destroying bacteria
- Understand the risks that food handlers can pose
- Understand the importance of storing food correctly
- Recognise the importance that cleaning has on food safety
- Recognise the need for high standards of facility maintenance and equipment to promote good food hygiene
Who is it for?
The course has been developed for all those involved in the preparation, cooking and handling of food and that work under a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points process.
How is it Delivered?
Food Safety is delivered online through a computer network to each trainee at their desktop or laptop at home or work. We can also provide the course to be integrated into a SCORM compliant LMS. The training can be completed at the employees own pace by ‘book marking’ and recording progress and returning to the training at a later stage. In delivering the training in this way the normal costs of training are reduced whilst still achieving the desired awareness and compliance.
Compliance Record Keeping Easily Solved
An invaluable feature of Praxis42 eLearning modules is our learning management system called the eSP, our eSolutions Platform. This solves the problem of compliance record keeping by recording all training and completion of courses and making these records available for you to view and manage electronically. No more struggling to find training records should you have a visit from the enforcing agency or an audit. Training certificates can be printed by the trainee once the course is completed and the end assessment successfully passed. Training certificates can be printed by the trainee once the course is completed and the end assessment
Food Safety training from Praxis42 helps all those involved in food safety to recognise the safe practices during the preparation, cooking and handling of food which are required to ensure that customers are not harmed.
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