About This Course

Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers - the Award in Food Safety is validated by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and is a nationally recognised certificate that can be delivered in a day and has been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors.

Programme Content

Food safety hazards
Temperature control
Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
Cooking, hot holding and reheating
Food handling
Principles of safe food storage
Food premises and equipment. 



The assessment is via a multi-choice examination (30 minutes maximum) for which the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health will issue a certificate to successful candidates who achieve the required level of assessment.

Candidates will have to provide some form of photographic ID prior to sitting the exam.


Programme Delivery and Costs

Course can be held at employer’s venue (minimum 8 delegates).
Tuition and assessment held over one day.



£75 Includes tuition, course manual, certification and assessment. Group discounts available are available