Food Safety
Training Course Outline

Level 1 Awards in Food Safety for Catering, Manufacturing and Retail

Essential food hygiene knowledge for food handlers with no previous training

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This half-day course is suitable for a variety of candidates, including new employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge, employees handling low-risk or wrapped food or those who work front of house, such as waiting or check out staff, as well as back of house such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Available qualifications

The Level 1 awards are sector specific and three different programmes have been developed to allow courses to be tailored to meet the needs of staff working in catering, manufacturing or retail environments.


Course outline

The qualifications cover the following topics:


Awarding body

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Entry requirements


Course duration

A half-day course lasting a minimum of 3 hours

Assessment method

Multiple choice examination (15 questions)

Suggested progression on completion


This programme can be delivered at a venue of your choice, anywhere in the UK. To book or for more information, please call PEHPS on 0845 299 0711 or 0191 442 1562.


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