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Food hygiene training

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1. Foundation Certificate in Food Safety

Who is this qualification for?

The CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) Foundation Certificate in Food Safety is suitable for food handlers working in catering.

The course provides essential knowledge and understanding of good food hygiene practice for anyone who prepares open, high risk foods.

Course information

Duration: 1 day course

Venue: the council offices at Forde House, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Schedule: 9.30am to 5pm (lunch is not provided)

Cost: £55

Exam: multiple choice


The course ends with a short multiple choice exam. A verbal exam is available - please advise at the time of booking.

You will receive a certificate via email when you pass the exam.

All our courses are delivered in English unless stated otherwise. You must have a good understanding of written and spoken English to attend this course.

Course dates 2021

  • Monday 25 October
  • Monday 29 November

Group bookings

For group bookings we can tailor a course to suit your requirements, including delivering the course at your workplace and on a date to suit you. Please contact us for more information.

How to book

Complete the online booking form and pay the relevant fee.

The booking form and payment must be received a minimum of 5 days in advance of the course date. Bookings are not confirmed until full payment is received. Please note, we no longer accept cheques.

Start the journey


More info about the journey

Business name, if applicable

Candidates' names

Email address for confirmation of booking

Credit or debit card

You will receive an acknowledgement email at the time of booking. 

We will email or write to you the week before the course date providing you with further details.

Please contact us if you require a booking form sent to you.