Food Hygiene & Safety Level 1 – Catering
A basic food safety awareness course covering all aspects of food handling, designed for those who work with low-risk foods.
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1 - 2 hour

About the Course

The Food Hygiene & Food Safety Level 1 Course is a basic food awareness course designed for those working with low-risk foods in the food industry.

Improve your knowledge on health and safety hazards and learn how to implement good practices in the workplace.  The course complies with food industry recommendations and covers all aspects of food handling, from delivery of food to final serving.

Please note that this is a basic course and we recommend that Food Handlers rather take Food Hygiene & Food Safety Level 2 in order to comply with EU legal requirements and gain a broader understanding of food safety.

Course Content

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Food safety law
  • Food safety controls
  • Food safety hazards
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Personal hygiene
  • Multiple choice quiz 


The course is presented as a slide show and the content is broken down into simple sections. At the end of each part, there are some multiple-choice questions that allow you to test your knowledge before moving on to a new section. Upon completing the course you will need to take the Quiz, which consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. You will need to get a minimum of 21 questions right to pass the course and receive your certificate, which you will be able to download immediately in pdf format. Should you fail the quiz you can redo the course as many times as necessary.

Duration and Time Limit

The course takes approximately 1 – 2 hours to complete, although there is no time limit and you can do it in your own time and in stages.


After passing the Food Safety Level 1 course you can immediately download your pdf certificate, which is fully endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.

We only work with the very best

Our online training courses are written and managed by hospitality professionals with many years of experience in their field. You will be learning from the best and you will come away from your training inspired by mentors who understand your aspirations and requirements.

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Course Modules

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Food Safety Law
  • General Food Safety Controls
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Personal Hygiene

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