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Level 1 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF)

Course Overview

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.

Key Facts

  • Course name: Highfield Level 1 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF)
  • Qualification: Highfield Level 1 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF)
  • Entry requirements: To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:
    • Be 14 years of age or above
    • It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths, or equivalent.
  • Awarding body: Highfield
  • Cost: Please contact us for pricing by filling out the form below. Alternatively, you can email us at admissions@mep-ltd.uk
  • Location: MEP delivers training at NMITE University, Hereford Campus, Black Friars Street, however, we can facilitate training at varying locations to suit the needs of our clients.

Duration & Delivery Model

Face to face: one afternoon or morning (4 hours).

What you will Learn

  • Understand the importance of personal hygiene and keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a catering environment
  • Understand personal responsibilities for food safety and how to keep food safe in a catering environment

Units / Modules

  • Food Safety Awareness for Catering

Assessment Methods

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination, externally set and marked by Highfield Qualifications.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this Training for?

Individuals and organisations looking to improve their understanding and knowledge of the subject matter. Individual and organisations looking for regulated qualifications in the subject matter.

What can I do next?

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF).

Why Choose MEP?

  • All tutor led lessons and assessments
  • Taught by subject specialists
  • We will make the most of the live sessions and ensure that learners are given ample time to get everything done for the programme inside the hours allocated

Course Dates

Please contact us below to discuss the next date(s) for this course. Alternatively, you can email us at admissions@mep-ltd.uk.

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