Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness

Food Safety Training

Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness

This course is sector specific (Manufacturing, Catering, Retail)

Candidates can select the assessment and course book appropriate to their environment. Typically the ‘catering’ course is delivered but is easily adapted to suit a mixed target audience.

  • Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness in Catering
  • Level 1 Award in Induction into Food Safety for Manufacturing
  • Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness for Retail

Target Audience

The new Level 1 awards in food safety are run as half-day courses, suitable for a variety of candidates, including new employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge, employees handling low-risk or wrapped food or those who work front of house, such as waiting or check out staff, as well as back of house such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Learning Objectives / Course Outline

The training programme covers the following topics:

  • Food Safety (food hygiene, hazards, responsibilities)
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • Contamination

Course Duration

Minimum 3 hours, half day course.


30 Minutes – 15 Multiple Choice Examination – 9 correct = Pass


On successful completion of the assessment paper the candidate will be issued with a certificate from the awarding body.

Availability and Venues

Delivered at Client premises. Please contact us for details on training@magna-fhs.com

Course Fees

£50 plus VAT per person inclusive of Exam Fees / Papers / Books.

Discounts available for groups of 15 or more

Please email us on training@magna-fhs.com for more information

Suggested Progression

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering, Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing, Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail, Level 2 Award in Healthier Food and Special Diets

These courses are available in house, please get in touch for the next available dates.