Adult Social Care training and development - Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials


Coventry City Council, E-learning


Course details

Course objectives:

This Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials course breaks down the key components to food hazards, food poisoning, food contamination, personal hygiene and food preparation and storage, via a short and accessible course.
After completing this course, learners will have a basic understanding of the essential principles of food safety and hygiene. For those wishing for a more detailed and comprehensive understanding, we recommend you take our Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 course.

Course outcomes:

In this course you will learn about:

  • Storing food
  • Preparing food
  • Serving food
  • Ensuring good personal hygiene

Course length

15 minutes

Target group

Anyone coming into contact with food in order to protect themselves and others they work with or care for.


This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.
If you are unable to access the E-learning platform, please contact: [email protected]

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