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CIEH Level 1 Awards in Food Safety


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These qualifications have been developed to raise awareness of key food safety issues and to provide employees with an introduction to food hygiene.

Who needs this qualification?  

  New employees with minimal prior food safety knowledge
  Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods
  Front-of-house employees such as waiting or checkout staff
  Back-of-house employees such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff
  Employees speaking English as a second language
  Employees with special education needs

Why is this training important?  

Food business operators must ensure employees are supervised, instructed and trained in food hygiene matters in order to guarantee safe food to consumers.


Learning outcomes  

  Understand the basic requirements of food safety and hygiene:
  • How to keep clean and hygienic
  • How to keep work areas clean
  • The role an individual plays in reducing contamination
  Identify key food safety issues

Useful links for trainers and centres  

  Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness in Catering Qualification Specification  
  Level 1 Award in Food Safety Induction for Manufacturing Qualification Specification  
  Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness for Retail Qualification Specification  
  Trainer Registration Form  
  Centre Registration Form  

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Facts  

Duration  Duration  Half day programme
Assessment  Assessment  Multiple choice exam
Ofqual Regulated  Ofqual Regulated  No
QCF  QCF  No
Prerequisite  Prerequisite   None
Suggested Progression  Suggested Progression  Level 2 Awards in Food Safety
Level 2 Award in Healthier Food and Special Diets 

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