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Highfield Level 1 International Award in Food Safety

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About Course
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a food business, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff. 

Qualification Awarding Body
Highfield Qualifications  - UK

​Entry Requirements: ​
Age : 14 years or above

Course Duration
​Four (4) Hours


​​​Modes of Study

  • ​Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended


​​Mode of Exam

  • ​Online


Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question​​

  • No. of  Questions : 15

  • Pass mark : 9/15 (60%)

  • Distinction : 12/15 (80%)

  • Duration : 30 Minutes 


Course Content

  • State the importance of food safety in a catering environment

  • Recognise that food handlers have legal responsibilities for food safety

  • State how to report food safety hazards to supervisors

  • State the importance of personal hygiene when in contact with food 

  • Identify good personal hygiene practices

  • State the importance of keeping work areas clean and pest free in a catering environment

  • State how to keep the work area and equipment clean in a catering environment

  • State the importance of safe waste disposal

  • Identify how food can become contaminated by physical, chemical, allergenic and microbiological contaminants

  • Identify safe food handling practices and procedures for controlling contamination hazards from purchase to service of food

  • State ways to prevent bacteria multiplying and surviving

E-Assessment
The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address

Certification

  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

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