Level 1 Food Hygiene

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level 1 food hygiene

This Level 1 Food Hygiene is designed to help the learner understand how to how to handle prepare and store food hygienically. It covers the importance of food safety, what illnesses come about from poor safety, the legal aspects of poor hygiene and how to maintain appropriate standards of hygiene. 

Level 1 Food Hygiene Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course Learners will understand

  • What is food hygiene?
  • The legal aspects of food hygiene
  • The importance of food hygiene
  • Food safety hazards
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning & disinfecting

Level 1 Food Hygiene Learning Objectives

By the end of the course the learner will be able to understand:

  • Why food safety is essential
  • What is food poisoning and how to prevent it
  • The legal aspects regarding food hygiene
  • The different types of food hazard and how to protect food from contamination
  • How to maintain appropriate standards of hygiene and maintaining a clean environment 
  • The importance of thorough cleaning and waste disposal.

Who is this course for?
Level 1 Food Hygiene is designed for all professionals responsible for the preparation of food in restaurants, hotels, school kitchens, cafes, bars, hospitals, mobile food outlets. These include professionals such as but not limiting to chefs /cook, catering kitchen assistant, healthcare support assistants, carers, baristas, nursery staff / child minders. 

Upon the successful completion of the online learning material you will be able to undertake a 20 question quiz with a pass mark of 80%. The questions are automatically marked and you will be automatically certificated. If you don’t pass, you can retake the assessment as many times as desired until you attain your certificate.

Duration: 3 hours                 Certification: Available on successful completion of the course. 

Why Choose Coral & Reed courses?

Our courses are:

Skills for Care aligned
CDP Accredited
1 Year accessibility
Affordable to suit your budget
Courses are broken into bite sized chunks
Skills for Care and Skills for Health Aligned
Based on best practice knowledge to gain the highest standards
Certificate immediately available upon completion of the course


Frequently Asked Questions

1.When can I start my course?
You can start your course immediately after purchase.

2. How long will the course take?
All our courses will differ, according to the learning resource, but traditionally, previous learners have taken as little as 1 hour up to 3 hours. You have access to the courses once purchased for a period of 1 year.

3. When will I get my certificate?
Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. We do not normally provide a hard copy of the certificate. A charge of £5.00 will apply where a hard copy is desired. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

4. How do the courses work?
Once a course is purchased, go to our website – www.coralandreed.com and log in at the top by entering your user name and password. A list of courses should appear on the screen. Click on a course. On your desired course page, scroll down to course content and select the 1st module, Study the learning material, click mark complete and click lesson content to access your assessment or next lesson where lesson content is missing.

5. Can I do my course on any other gadget but a desk top?
Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

6. I have purchased the course, what next?
Once the purchase of the course is complete, please allow up to 10 minutes before checking your email for log in details. Where details have not been emailed automatically please do not hesitate to contact us.

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