Food safety awareness - eLearning (01HW08CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

This free course is for anyone who handles food. Are you aware of the dangers that you may encounter daily when involved in food preparation?

It is important to be aware of the risks that could lead to food contamination and, as a result, to people getting ill. It is important to know what to do to ensure that food is safe to eat.

You will will learn about personal and food hygiene, food poisoning, food safety responsibilities, illnesses, contamination and the protective clothing and equipment that is necessary when preparing food.

Food safety training is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding, whether it is for personal reasons or for employment within a catering and hospitality setting

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

You will learn about

  • Good personal and food hygiene
  • The risks to health associated with food preparation
  • The purpose and importance of a regular cleaning schedule
  • The principles of food contamination
  • The importance of time and temperature when preparing food

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.