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Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials

If you’re involved in food preparation, handling or serving; it is essential that you understand the principles of basic food safety and hygiene. This short and accessible food hygiene course breaks down the key components of food safety, such as food hazards, food poisoning, food contamination, personal hygiene and food preparation and storage.

The course explains and complies with Food Hygiene Regulations 2006 and will help you and your staff to gain a good basic level of food safety and hygiene understanding.

On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate, along with your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a good knowledge of:

  • How to correctly store food
  • How to safely prepare food
  • How to safely serve food
  • Ways to ensure good personal hygiene


  • Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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6 reviews for Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials

Just what I needed, not too long but covers all the essential points.
The quiz at the end was great and actually helped me learn even more.

Heather Sim

Great, bite-sized course, really enjoyed doing this.
Brilliant course.

Heather Sim

Plain English and easy to understand, informative.
Ideal intro to this area, will probably get the level 2 course now. Thanks!

Heather Sim

It was very comprehensive and interesting, a good foundation for the Level 2 course

Heather Sim

Enjoyable, very informative, easy to use and apply. Good quick points.

Heather Sim

I thought it was good that the course was talked through as well as letting me read it.

Heather Sim

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