Food Safety in Catering (RQF)

Level 1 Award in Food Safety in catering (RQF)


Objective of this qualification?

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff. 

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

The Total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 4 hours, all of which are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH). 

(TQT) is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by multiple choice examination (MCQ)

Where can this course be taken?

At our certified tuition centre in Bolton.

What next?

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking a Level 2 Food Safety qualification.

What does this qualification cover?

 Topics include:

Understanding Personal responsibilities for Food safety in a Catering Environment.
Understand the importance of Personal Hygiene in a Catering Environment.
Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a Catering Environment.
Understand how to keep Food Safe in a Catering Environment.