Elementary Food Hygiene Refresher

Tuesday  13 June  2017  1:00 PM    Wednesday  14 June  2017 4:00 PM
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Last update 15/06/2017

Designed for: 

All food handlers in kitchens or carers in the community who cook from scratch.

Learning Outcomes:

  • An introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene - Food Safety and Hygiene are terms commonly used, here we will look at how they relate to food that has been prepared and served
  • Impact of Food-Borne Illness - looking at what food-bourne illnesses are and how they affect us
  • Understanding Food Law - food often has a long journey from growing, harvesting, delivery, preparation through to being eaten. As a result there are many opportunities for it to become contaminated. In this section we look at legislation in place that relates to food hygiene and safety
  • Food Safety Hazards and Contamination - exploring food safety hazards and how they arise and consider how they can be prevented and controlled
  • Food Preservation, Storage and Temperature Control - how to preserve food, including appropriate storage and temperature controls
  • Personal Hygiene - this section looks at why personal hygiene is so important when working with food - from hand washing to legal requirements
  • Hygienic Premises and Equipment - this section looks at good housekeeping and the part premises and equipment design play in maintaining clean, pest-free conditions
  • Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) - it is a requirement of regulations that all businesses implement and maintain a documented Food Safety Management system based on HACCP. This section looks at what this involves.

Evaluation methods:

Staff learning forms



       Policy and Legislation:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Food and Safety Policy P6000



  • WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP – working collaboratively with the people I support and other partners.
  • PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY – exercising judgement and initiative and being accountable for your practice.
  • LIFELONG LEARNING – actively engaging in the continuous learning of yourself and others
  • CONFIDENCE – knowing you are able to do your job well


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