Unsure about online learning

We are here to support you all the way

Short on time? Difficulty travelling to venues? Already invested time and money into training that hasn't met your requirements? Then this is the right course for you. This online learning package doesn't compromise on quality or support. You are able to learn at your own pace, with the full support of your tutor.

This course is for you if:

  • You are working in the food industry

    The law requires that all food handlers need to be trained according to their food handling work activities.

  • Need to refresh your knowledge and skills

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What will you cover

Each unit is divided into bite size lessons. You can work through at your own pace and if you need help don't forget your tutor is always on hand.

  • 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

Frequently asked questions

  • I haven't studied for years, am I capable?

    We understand that returning to education can be daunting, however, we can assure you that you're not alone. wWhilst we can't do the work for you, we can support you throughout and adapt where necessary to suit your unique learning style. You will be given the best possible opportunity to succeed.

  • Is there a time limit for this course?

    You have a year to complete this course.

  • Is there an exam for this course?

    There is an exam, it takes place online, not that we think you will need it but for this course you have as many resits as needed in the year the course is valid.

  • I am worried that I will get side tracked with online learning.

    We understand that you are not actually going to be in a classroom, and this can be difficult. If you find you are struggling contact your tutor who will help you devise a plan that will help keep you on track.

  • I have a specific learning need, can I still participate?

    Yes, we can always help and support you. Make sure you discuss any specific needs with your tutor who will be able to assist you with an individual plan, and provide any support that you need.

Meet your tutor

All of our tutors have years of experience in their field.

I have been a tutor since 2000 and have worked as a college lecturer, as well as an independent trainer. I am fortunate enough to have been a fire fighter for over 20 years which has given me a great deal of practical experience in the fields that I teach. I have two of the best jobs in the world. I love teaching and supporting people to reach their potential is one of the most rewarding things I am able to do.

Don't take our word for it

See what others think of us

  • Darren - Student

    This is an easy to follow course and is really engaging. It gave me a great basis for starting my career in catering.

  • Leanne - student

    Thank you so much for all your support through this course. You have helped to improve my confidence in learning and allow me to start to achieve my goals.

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