Overview of course

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat. This course is relevant to anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.  Typical environments may include: pubs, hotels, restaurants; supermarkets and retail environments; food and drink manufacturers; hospitals; care homes; schools; prisons. Delegates will gain: a firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved; understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling);  and the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.

Why choose Alcumus for training

  •  Proven track record of delivering high quality training across an wide portfolio of compliance and certification topics
  • Highly experienced trainers with relevant industry qualifications for their chosen area of expertise (including CM IOSH, OSCR, CIPD & IRCA)
  • Approachable and friendly training team with extensive industry knowledge who are able to pass on practical experience
  • Large pool of trainers spread across wide geographical area

Course content

  • Legislation
  • Food safety and hygiene hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment