Level 1 Food Safety Awareness


Level 1 Award in Food Safety


Awareness in Catering


Who needs this qualification? 

This qualification has been developed to raise awareness of key food safety issues and to provide employees with an induction to food hygiene, prior to undertaking the Level 2 Award in Food Safety. 


Who needs these qualifications?

The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:

  • New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge
  • Employees handling low risk or wrapped foods (category A)
  • Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff
  • Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff

The Level 1 Awards are also suitable for employees for whom English is a second language or those with special needs.


Why is this training important? 

Food business operators must ensure that 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


Course Facts


One half day  


15 question multiple choice examination 

Ofqual Accredited 




Suggested Progression 

Level 2 award in food Safety

Course Dates

11th July 2017 – CLICK TO BOOK

24th October 2017 – CLICK TO BOOK