Safe food hygiene

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


It is vital for you as a care professional to understand what safe food handling means and how it relates to you in your job.

It is important for protecting the health of the people you support and it’s the law.


Employers have a legal responsibility to make sure employees have access to facilities and training to ensure they know how to practice safe food handling techniques.

Topics Covered

  • You role in the prevention of infection and illness when handling food.
  • The principle types of food poisoning including the causes.
  • Aims and methods of comprehensive cleaning and waste disposal.
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Duration 30 minutes

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1 e-learning module

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1 online assessment

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Online learner support

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Certificate available on completion

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