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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 an e-certificate 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 24 May - Fully booked
  • Monday 28 June - Fully booked
  • Monday 26 July

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 booking form and return to us by email. Payment can be made by telephoning 01626 215420.

The booking form and payment must be received by 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.