Level 1 Award in Food Safety


Anyone entering the workplace for the first time, either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment, and those who are starting a new job in a food premises need this qualification.

Why is this training important?

Employers are legally responsible for providing health and safety training to their employees and to supervise, train or instruct employees as appropriately required for their work duties. This qualification provides a great starting point from which more detailed health and safety and/or food safety training (e.g. Level 2 Awards) can follow.

The training outcome


Appreciate the importance of health and safety in food premises

Identify the range of hazards associated with food premises and understand how to spot them

Understand the role of reporting procedures

Understand the importance of risk control measures in place and identify ways to reduce or eliminate hazards




Awarding Body – Highfields

Course Duration – Half Day

Venue – In House or at one of our training centres

Suggested Progression – Level 2 Award Food Safety in catering, for manufacturing, for retail



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