This course covers the essential elements of food safety to enable you to safely prepare and handle food.
There is a multiple choice quiz at the end of the session. The purpose of the multiple choice quiz is for the learners to have an opportunity to assess their own learning from the session.
By the end of this online session, you wil be able to:
• explain the importance of hygiene in premises, use of equipment and pest control
• explain how to prevent contamination
• explain cleaning regimes and state the purpose and effect of disinfection.
As good practice all support staff supporting people with food needs should be appropriately trained. This course is suitable for the majority of front line support staff who handle food in the workplace.
There is an alternative accredited Food Safety Level 2 course for the minority of staff whose main role is working in the kitchen and / or have the a lead responsibility for overseeing kitchen safety within their place of work.
A workbook has been created for you to use during this virtual session. Please can you ensure you have a printed copy in readiness for this session.
Accessing the online virtual course:
The Zoom link for this online session will be sent to you by the Learning and Development team in advance of the virtual session.
How to access Zoom:
We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties.
For non-council staff: -
You will need to click on the Zoom link that will be sent to you. You will be taken to Zoom and then you will see the option to join, click on join and this will take to you to the online training session.
For council staff: -
Zoom is a restricted site for BHCC staff, which will be unblocked for the duration of the course to allow you to access the online session. There is no need for you to contact IT&D. Depending on your IT set up, you may find it easier to forward the Zoom link to your personal device. You will need to click on the Zoom link that will be sent to you. You will be taken to Zoom and then you will see the option to join, click on join and this will take to you to the online training session.