Introduction to Food Hygiene and Safety in Healthcare

  • Care Certificate
  • Level: Foundation
  • Study time: 1 hour
Complete the theory for standard 8 of the Care Certificate with our online course
Mandatory Training
Our course meets the requirements for mandatory training and follows Food Standards Agency standards. This course also includes food allergy awareness training. This course covers the theory for standard 8 of the Care Certificate.
  • Modules: 4
  • Exams: 4

What's included?

  • 5 videos
  • 4 assessments
  • 1 certificate of learning
  • Bonus food allergy training module

Course Aims

  • Understand the legislation which governs food hygiene and safety
  • Understand the principles of food hygiene and safety
  • Understand the principles of nutrition and hydration
  • Understand how to support individuals to have access to fluids and nutrition in care
  • Understand how to implement infection control procedures regarding food hygiene and safety
  • Understand what a food allergy is and the top food allergens

Course Modules

  • Legislation
  • Infection Control
  • Fluids and Nutrition
  • Allergy Awareness


Each module has an assessment at the end. You must pass each assessment with at least 75% to pass the course. The final assessment must be passed with at least 75% to pass the course. You will have unlimited attempts to pass all assessments.

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