This qualification focuses on the importance of food safety in the catering and hospitality sectors and provides food handlers with the knowledge of how they can contribute to product safety. Before starting work for the first time, food handlers need to be aware of the hazards and controls associated with food in catering operations. This qualification provides learners with information on preventing contamination, temperature abuse of food and the destruction of bacteria by thorough cooking. The importance of good personal hygiene, cleaning, waste management and recognising and reporting signs of pests are also stressed.
On achieving this qualification candidates will be equipped with the knowledge to enable them to provide safe food thus assisting their employer’s business in complying with the law.
This qualification is available in English, Modern Chinese, Hindi and Malayalam.
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