Level 1 Food Safety eLearning Course

Level 1 Food Safety eLearning Course

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Level 1 Food Safety eLearning Course

This course is an ideal introduction to food safety, and a suitable learning resource for colleagues undergoing an induction in environments where food is cooked, prepared, or handled. Although it does not provide a qualification itself, the training meets all legal requirements and offers full compliance for low-risk food handlers.

The e-learning provides all the knowledge and understanding required in order for a learner to go on to achieve any OFQUAL level 1 food safety qualification, whether in catering, manufacturing or retail, by either attending a face-to-face examination, or by taking the qualify at home assessment.

Who is the Course For?

Ideal for employee inductions, existing staff at an introductory level, and low-risk food handlers


  • Introduction to food safety
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Safe handling and the storage of food
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food pests and pest control
  • Cleaning and disinfection


There are no prerequisites for this course

Course Duration

2-3 hours

Awarding Body

On completion of this course learners will receive a certificate of completion

To gain an accredited qualification, learners will need to take a formal assessment, contact us for details on the qualify at home packages.

Qualification Code


Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

Multiple choice questions at the end of each module


As with all food safety training it is recommended that staff undergo regular refresher training, it is best practice that this is every 3-years.