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Certificate in food hygiene awareness (level 1)

This course provides a basic qualification appropriate for anybody who needs to have an awareness of food hygiene. It has also been designed to help the care industry to provide training to a safe level for those who perform ‘low risk’ tasks such as clearing tables, maintaining stores, ‘meals on wheels’ and other such similar duties.

Duration: 3 hours

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who serves food as part of their role.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of food hygiene, and associated food hazards
  • Show good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems
  • Maintain good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food

Additional information

There will be a 20 minute multiple-choice test at the end of the course, which must be completed in order to gain certification from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).

This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.

Royal Society for Public Health