Food Safety & Hygiene Training – EHOA FOOD SAFETY

Course Dates

27th July 2017

Ayrton Group provide a range of training options for our clients within this sector, so one of our food safety and hygiene training courses will suit you whatever your requirements are!!

There is a legal requirement Regulation (EC) 852/2004 that all food handlers undertake food safety training commensurate to their duties, and to comply with this in a practical manner our Food Safety Trainers have the expertise to suit your needs!!

The Level 2 course we offer is the EHOA (Environmental Health Officers Association) Primary Course in Food Safety, meaning it is certified by the EHOA, certificates valid for 5 years and details of the premise are recorded on the EHOA database.

This Course is Beneficial for anybody, working in the food & catering sector (e.g. industry, service sector (Catering, Hotel, B&B, Crèches), distribution, wholesale etc.

By successful completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Define food poisoning; understand how it occurs and the main causes of food contamination.
  • Explain the importance of correct storage, preparation, handling and cooking of food.
  • Recognize appropriate personnel hygiene
  • List the legal responsibilities of the food worker
  • List the structural requirements of a food premises
  • Recognise a pest infestation and how to control it
  • Explain the importance of cleaning & cleaning schedules
  • Explain the purpose of Food Safety Management Systems (HACCP)

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Food contamination
  • The importance of correct storage, preparation, handling and cooking of food
  • Structural  requirements of a food premises
  • Personall hygiene
  • Pests and how to control them
  • Cleaning & cleaning schedules
  • Food Safety Management Systems: HACCP
  • Examination

Training Methods Include:

  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Usage of props
  • Video Clips
  • Practical demonstrations & Training
  • Worksheets/Games
  • Time for discussions, questions & answers
  • Comprehensive examination

Certification:    EHOA