Food Safety awareness
Food safety Awareness (FSA) 3 Hrs
The course is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to help your staff work in food workplaces or care and nursing homes. This course is used all work places with a need an awareness in food safety.
The topics covered include:
- Problems of poor food safety in the workplace
- Trend in food poisoning
- Ways in which food becomes contaminated
- High/low risk foods
- Temperature control
- Handwashing and personal protective clothing
- Pest prevention
- HACCP completion
With years of experience dealing with real life emergencies, our expert trainers draw on their own experiences to make learning fun and memorable. Our trainers have up to date subject knowledge and come from a food catering back round. This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital skills needed to deal with the wide range of situations.
Assessment and Certification
The course consists of 3-hour contact time. Successful candidates will receive a Food Safety Awareness (FOSA) certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years.
All learners must be at least 16 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Have an interest in care and willing to learn some new skills
We recommend a 3-yearly refresher training to keep learners skills current and up to date.
This course is used in conjunction with our care induction course. Please see our website for more information.