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Our Classroom-Based Food Hygiene Courses

Current food safety courses

We currently have the following courses scheduled
Course Date Time/duration Venue Cost
Foundation Certificate in Food Safety (Level 2) Wednesday 02 May 2018
 

 
 
9am to 5pm - All day Committee Room 1, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL £48.00
Introductory Certificate in Food Safety (Level 1) Tuesday 24 July 2018 9.30am to 1pm - Half day Committee Room 2, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL £35.00
Foundation Certificate in Food Safety (Level 2) Thursday 20 September 2018
 
9am to 5pm - All day Committee Room 2, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL £48.00
Foundation Certificate in Food Safety (Level 2) Tuesday 20 November 2018 9am to 5pm - All day Committee Room 2, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL £48.00

Certificates and levels

Introductory Certificate in Food Safety (Level 1)

Visit CIEH for more information on Introductory Certificate in Food Safety (Level 1)

This half day course is designed for new starters in your food business who will be fully supervised, for those whose job involves only low risk foods or where food is only a small part of what they do, such as nursery staff.

The course covers:

  • Food safety
  • Food poisoning and food borne illness
  • Food safety hazards (like physical, chemical and bacterial contamination)
  • Allergens – contamination and controls
  • About bacteria and viruses
  • Food storage including stock rotation and date marking
  • Cross contamination
  • Temperature controls
  • Personal hygiene including protective clothing and hand hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • Pest control

Foundation Certificate in Food Safety Catering (Level 2)

Visit CIEH for more information on Foundation Certificate in Food Safety Catering (Level 2)

This one day course is designed for those with basic food safety awareness who will be working closely with food, sometimes with only minimal supervision. This will include people working with high-risk foods in catering environments. The cost includes course and certificate on successful completion of the final assessment.

 The course covers:

  • Food safety
  • Food safety management systems (records, etc.)
  • Food safety hazards (like physical, chemical and bacterial contamination)
  • Allergens – contamination and controls
  • Bacteriology (sources, multiplication, management)
  • Cross contamination
  • Food deliveries, stock control, food storage and traceability
  • Food spoilage
  • Food poisoning and food borne illness
  • Temperature controls – how to check temperatures, chilled and frozen storage
  • Personal hygiene including protective clothing and hand hygiene
  • Premises design
  • Cleaning/disinfection
  • Waste disposal
  • Pest control food storage including stock rotation and date marking

About our classroom-based courses

Identification

In order for you to sit the exam we require proof of your identity [pdf] 14KB.

If you do not bring acceptable proof of your identity you will not be allowed to sit the exam.

Course location

Find us at the Civic Centre.

Car parking

Pay and display is available at the Civic Centre; alternatively nearby parking includes Flour Mills and Dover Place.

See Ashford Town Parking for further details. Parking can also be paid for via the Parkmobile parking app.

Refreshments

Tea, coffee, water and biscuits will be available. Lunch is not provided.

Dress code

Casual dress is acceptable.

Book a place on one of our courses

Step 1

Complete our food hygiene training booking form.

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Step 2

Click here to make an online payment.

Please note your booking form and payment should be received by us at least seven (7) working days prior to the date of the course.

No refunds will be issued if less than seven (7) working days’ notice is received by us to cancel your place. 

Payment does not guarantee place.

What happens next?

After we receive your booking form and payment, we will send you confirmation details.

We aim to issue this within seven (7) working days.

 

 

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