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Food Hygiene

Course Information

East Kent Training can offer a number of Food Hygiene courses such as

CIEH Level 2 Certificate in Food Safety
(Foundation Food Hygiene)

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • promote better food practices;

  • increase awareness of food hygiene issues;

  • carryout assigned tasks in both safe and efficient manner;

  • understand the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee as defined by the Food Safety Act.

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene has been designed as a first level course incorporating fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers. This one day course focuses on good practice and procedures. The programme covers a defined syllabus and is assessed by a short objective test consisting of 30 multi-choice questions. Computer tests are available to ensure that candidates with learning difficulties or disabilities can also access the training and achieve success.

Who is the Course for?
Employees with little or no prior knowledge of current Food Hygiene legislation who require a nationally recognised certificate.
All staff who handle food should receive training as per the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health recommends Refresher Training every three years

Duration - 6 hours

The programme includes the following:
Introduction to Food Hygiene
Prevention of Contamination and Food Poisoning
Personal Hygiene
Food Pests
Food Safety Legislation
Premises & Equipment
Food Poisoning & Microbiology
Cleaning & Disinfection

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