Food Safety Level 1

Food Safety Courses


Food Safety CoursesThe Food Safety Level 1 course is designed to inform the delegate on basic food handling in the workplace. Food hygiene is vital for everyone who is part of the preparation, storage, packaging, processing and handling of food. All the subjects covered in the course are in line with the Food Standards Agency.

How long is the Food Safety course?
Half day

Who should attend the Food Safety course?
Those who are involved in handling food in the health and social care/manufacturing/retail/catering/ industries in a low-risk environment

Is the Food Safety course accredited?
Highfield accredited

When does my Food Safety certificate expire?
Three years

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course; it is advised that you have at least an equivalent to a Level 1 qualification in English and Maths.

Course Content

The course covers the following topics and can be tailored to the relevant industries:

  • Highfield LogoPersonal responsibility when handling food
  • Personal hygiene
  • Keeping work areas clean and hygienic
  • Keeping food safe

Food Safety Level 1 Pass Requirements

To pass the course the delegate must complete an end of course examination. The exam contains 15 questions and delegates must get a minimum of 66% to pass.

Further Development

This course is also available through our eLearning platform, find out more about the Food Safety Level 1 eLearning course here.

Further qualifications include the Food Safety Level 2

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