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Food Hygiene Awareness

Subject category: Health and Safety

Course overview

This course has been developed as a basic level course for all staff who are involved in serving food and providing advice, guidance and prompts to the individuals they are supporting when purchasing, storing, preparing and cooking meals. 
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Fact or fiction game, group discussions, small group activities and individual assessments.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Standard 8
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Food Safety Act 1990
Food Standards Agency: Safer Food Better Business 
And the following QCF unit:
Meet Food Safety Requirements when Providing Food and Drink for Individuals
Support Individuals to Eat and Drink
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Course content

Legislation, policies and procedures
Food poisoning
Vulnerable groups
Bacteria and germs
Food preparation
Food storage

Learning outcomes

State the importance of food safety measures when providing food and drink for individuals
Describe how to maintain hygiene when handling food and drink
List safety requirements when preparing and serving food and drink
Explain how to store food and drink safely
Explain how to provide support for eating and drinking
Give an example of how to reduce the spread of infection


3 hours

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