Food Hygiene Training

Our Food Hygiene Training course offers face-to-face training for all care workers involved in the hygienic storage, preparation and handling of food. Food hygiene training is a legal responsibility for all care workers who come into contact with food at work in the UK. Depending on the degree to which staff are involved with handling food, there are different levels of training that should be explored. Our course provides a basic awareness level of training that will help meet food safety requirements needed to help reduce risks of hazards and contaminations.

Course Description

Will be dependent on the workers role and responsibilities and appropriate training should be provided to enable the worker to provide:

  • Understand the importance of food safety measures when providing food and drink for individuals.
  • Be able to maintain hygiene when handling food and drink.
  • Be able to meet safety requirements when preparing and serving food and drink for individuals.
  • Be able to meet safety requirements when clearing away food and drink.
  • Be able to store food and drink safely.
  • Know how to access additional advice or support about food safety.

Complete Training Minimum Learning Outcomes:

Enable the worker to:

  • Achieve all recommended minimum learning outcomes (listed above)
  • Support prevention of cross-contamination
  • Identify health and safety signs and symbols and understand their meaning
  • CQC KLOEs / Safe: S5, S6 / Effective: E1, E2, E3
  • CQC fundamental standards / Premises and equipment / Safety

Suggested refresher frequency:

All workers involved in the handling, preparation or provision of food are required by law to have received appropriate training in how to handle food safely.

  • Monitor performance
  • Assess knowledge and competence at least annually.
  • Provide learning and development opportunities when identified or required and at least every 3 years.


This course will be delivered by an expert trainer in this field at a date and time of your choosing. The training is hosted at our own premises which can comfortably accommodate up to 12 individuals. All course materials will be provided and refreshments are included. This training can also be delivered at your own premises if feasible and required.

Certificates will be issued on completion of the course and you will also receive copies of completed evaluation forms for your records. We are flexible on start times to help accommodate for all your shift patterns, including evenings and weekends.

If face to face training is not feasible, we also offer a remote distance learning pack containing learning resources and workbook.

Our Facilities:

  • Disability access building
  • Ground flood training facilities (at request)
  • Comfortable classroom lecture/study environment
  • Toilet & Washrooms inc. disabled access
  • Refreshments provision

Availability and Pricing

Theory & Activities:

  • Time required: Half a day
  • Accommodates: Up to 12 people
  • Price: £275

Our training is also available in distance learning pack format at £10 per person.

Also see

Training Courses

  • Infection Prevention and Control – Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of infection prevention and control in the workplace. Our course is designed to help workers understand their own – and others- roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections.
  • Nutrition and Hydration – Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of nutrition and hydration. Our course will help front line workers support individuals to have access to fluids, food and nutrition in accordance with their plan of care.


Quality Assurance

Our Food Hygiene training course is designed to meet the care needs of your end-users, and help you fully meet the related regulatory CQC compliance standards against which your service may be assessed. Our courses strictly follow the Skills for Care recommended guidelines and are mapped to the Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE’s) and CQC Fundamental Standards.

The content of this training can be adapted to include your organisations core values, mission, and policies and procedures, and we can also include examples of documents that you use to make the training completely relevant to your organisation and the expectations that you have in place.

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