Level 1 Award in Food Safety
Qualification overview and objective
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.
- Understand the importance of personal hygiene and keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a respective environment.
- Understand personal responsibilities for food safety and how to keep food safe in a respective environment.