Introductory Certificate in Food Safety (Level 1)

The CIEH Introductory Certificate in Food Safety is a great way to introduce beginners to the safe preparation and cooking of food outside of a commercial environment, whether it's cooking at home, work experience or progression for those who have an interest in food handling.

The course is designed as an induction to food safety and to raise awareness of key food safety issues. 

Upon completion of this course, you will know why food safety is important, the importance of hygiene, and how to avoid contamination.



The course will help you develop knowledge of the importance of good food preparation; training and cooking practices such as keeping yourself and your work area clean and hygienic, and how food becomes contaminated and steps to reduce this. You will also learn about how foodborne, pest and physical contamination pose serious health risks and the controls required to reduce the risks.

Course Assessment: There is a 10 question multiple choice assessment at course end
Duration: 1/2 day
Course Verifier: Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
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