Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety

Level 1 Food Safety Courses

This level 1 award in a food safety course in catering, manufacturing, or retail is an ideal solution for staff induction training. The contents of this course follow best practices and are designed to reinforce the importance of good food safety practices in the workplace.

Food courses for Local Authority and Enviromental Health Officer Compliance

  Instant printable digital certificates
  Accessible on PCs, smartphones and tablets
  Track completions and access staff certificates
  Lifetime free access to refresher trainings

Course Summary

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

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Course Options

eLearning / Face2face !

This course is only available online.

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Who Should Attend

The course is also ideal for those staff members undergoing induction and awareness training.

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How to attend this course?

All courses offered by Saint Peter’s College are free. You only pay for certification. Click here for personal and small business packages and bundles

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Certification & Credentials

A certificate is a formal document issued on behalf of Saint Peter’s College which verifies that a participant has achieved a specific award. A certificate is automatically issued to all individuals other than those on short courses only if you have obtained a final award, a certificate cannot be released if you do not have a final award.

All certificates issued by Saint Peter’s College are QR-coded from 1st January 2022 which can be verified immediately by scanning on a mobile device.

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Available in


Distance eLearning
Face2face Training

Exam Fee

Level 1 – Food Safety Courses
English, Turkish
Online only

Mobile app & desktop
Not available


  • Course Options
    Distance Learning
    Access your course 24/7 on you mobile device
  • Course Duration
    Most people complete this course in 60 minutes

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m a sole trader. Do I still need Food Hygiene Training?
Regardless of the size of your business, if you handle or prepare food that is consumed by others then you need to comply with the Food Hygiene Legislation.
What training do I need to provide for my employees?
The Law requires that any food handlers are instructed and supervised to a level which is appropriate for their duties. A supervisor will need a higher level of training than the staff they manage for example. Although the law does stipulate that formal training is required, a certificate showing your employees and supervisors has passed a recognised course is one way of showing you have complied with the law. To get more details on our courses, please call us FREE on 0800 862 0989
I did a food hygiene course 4 years ago. Do I need to do another?
Yes. It’s recommended that you keep up to date every three years to maintain food safety standards and to ensure awareness of current legal requirements.
Do the courses have an exam that needs to be passed?
Yes, it is a multiple choice exam and all the information needed to pass the exam is explained during the course.
How do I download a free digital Certificate or Diploma??
If you have completed a course that offers free Certification, your Digital Certificate/Digital Diploma and Transcript are available to download from the Dashboard of your Saint Peter's College Account.
How can I validate/verify my completed courses?
When you purchase your Certificate/Diploma, it will include a QR Code. This code can be scanned using any QR Code scanner app on your smartphone/tablet. Once scanned, it redirects to Saint Peter's College, where your course completion can be verified. Saint Peter's College transcript includes the link, where your course completion can be verified directly on Saint Peter's College website.
How does certification work?
How do I earn a certificate? To fully complete a course, you must study all sections of the course (achieve 100% progress and a green tick beside each section) and score at least 80% in each assessment. Once satisfactorily complete, your certificate will be available to download by redeeming a voucher code which can be purchased from the offers and bundles section of the website.
How much does the certification cost?
On successful completion of an Saint Peter's College course you become entitled to purchase a Certificate to celebrate your achievement. The purchasing of certificates is optional. Digital Certificate £4.99 Printed Certificate £9.99
Is the certificate from Saint Peter's College or from the Publisher?
While the course content is provided by an external publisher, the assessments given on the course are provided by Saint Peter's College. Therefore, all course certificates are issued by Saint Peter's College only.