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Food Safety

Key course information

Adult Supported Learning


10 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview

This course is specifically designed for young adults with a range of learning disabilities who wish to develop their knowledge of food safety and hygiene before potentially undertaking a formal Level 1 or Level 2 accredited qualifications in Food Safety and Hygiene. It will be tailored to the needs and ability of the group and will be taught as much as possible in a practical and interactive way.

student chopping up an onion
student chopping up an onion

What will I learn?

On completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate awareness of food safety and hygiene, and be able to use this both at home and in a work setting. They will be able to comply with the law when working in a kitchen or food production area and be able to use this knowledge in either voluntary or paid work. Students will understand the importance of food safety and hygiene and learn about the safe and correct storage of food, cleaning, disposal of waste and rubbish, the temperature danger zone, symptoms of food poisoning, pests, hazards, cross contaminations, the law regarding food safety and hygiene and the basic principles of hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Additional Costs and Information

You should bring with you -
• Pen and paper to take notes.
• Money for tea/coffee.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Adult Supported Learning

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