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Diploma in Food Hygiene QLS Level 5



Course Overview

Food Hygiene Course

Find your place in the UK’s thriving food sector, with a flexible food hygiene course from Brentwood Open Learning College.  Enjoy the freedom to complete your food hygiene course at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, with no fixed study schedules or deadlines.  This advanced Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma comes highly recommended to newcomers and experienced personnel alike. Whether considering a career change or looking to run your own for business more effectively, this endorsed training programme could make all the difference.  Key topics and knowledge areas covered include prevention of food poisoning, transportation of food, allergies and labelling, safe food storage, the basics of microbiology and how to minimise the risk of cross-contamination. On-demand tutor support is available throughout and all course materials are included in the initial fee.  Enrol online and start your Level 5 Food Hygiene Course Online today.

Why Study Food Hygiene and Safety?

Careers in the food sector or are ideal for ambitious candidates looking to fast-track their progression to leadership level.  As one of the world’s largest and most diverse employers, the food sector creates incredible career opportunities for people from all backgrounds.  With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, it’s possible to climb from new recruit to management level in no time.  All food industry workers play an equally important role in safeguarding the consumer from spoiled or contaminated products.  The risks associated with food poisoning and foodborne illness can be catastrophic for those affected.  From food production workers to line cooks to senior leadership figures, everyone must take equal responsibility for food safety and hygiene. This advanced Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma therefore comes highly recommended to employers and employees at all levels.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College champions accessible and affordable education for ambitious candidates.  Our most advanced Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma comprises 12 engaging units, concluding with online assessments your assigned tutor will mark and return with feedback:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Food Safety

A broad overview of the concept of food safety is presented in the first unit, which discusses the risks associated with inadequate food safety standards and the importance of food safety at all levels throughout the supply chain.  Candidates also consider global food safety regulations and the gradual evolution of food safety standards.

Unit 2 - What is Food Hygiene

The concept of the ‘food poisoning chain’ is presented and discussed in the second unit, along with proactive steps that can be taken to break it.  Personal hygiene as a contributor to food safety is also discussed, along with the threat posed by bacterial contamination and the six most important principles in preventing food poisoning.

Unit 3 - The 4Cs of Food Hygiene

Unit Three continues with an overview of the ‘4Cs’ food hygiene methodology, which examines the role of effective cleaning, cooking, chilling and cross-contamination prevention within a food business.  A brief introduction to recommended cooking times and temperatures for safe food consumption is also provided.

Unit 4 – Microbiology

A fascinating look at the fundamentals of microbiology follows in the fourth unit, familiarising candidates with the different types of microorganisms and their significance in a food safety context.  Candidates also learn how to inhibit the growth of pathogens and bacteria, while considering the potential consequences of food spoilage.

Unit 5 - Food Poisoning

Unit Five takes a look at the most common types of food poisoning, along with their primary causes and effects.  Practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of food poisoning are discussed, along with the difference between chemical food poisoning and bacterial food poisoning.

Unit 6 - Pest Control

Pest control as a major food safety factor is examined in Unit Six, with essential insights on spotting the signs of infestation and how to deal with pests in the workplace.  Learners also consider the importance of preventing pest infestation from occurring in the first place, along with the potential consequences of infestation for a food business.

Unit 7 - Food Allergy and Intolerance

Allergies and intolerances to specific foods/ingredients are discussed in Unit Seven.  Along with an overview of the most common types of food allergies, course content covers the requirement for businesses to inform customers of the presence of allergens and how to handle products in a way that minimises the risk of cross-contamination.

Unit 8 - Food Handling & Food Storage

A more detailed look at safe food temperatures for storage, handling, holding and consumption follows in the eighth unit.  Learners are also familiarised with the main classifications of food, including the measures that need to be taken to ensure potentially hazardous foods are safe for consumption.

Unit 9 - Packaging and Labelling

Food labelling rules and regulations are presented and discussed in Unit Nine, outlining the most important information food packaging must feature to inform the customer.  The importance of clear allergen labelling is also discussed, along with how to write a nutritional declaration and provide guidelines for product preparation.

Unit 10 - Allergen Labelling for Food Manufacturers

Unit 10 continues with a more in-depth look at allergen labelling and the right way to provide information on allergens in a variety of settings.  Candidates also consider the criteria for a product to qualify as ‘free from’ any given ingredient, with another look at the 14 main allergens and their potential effects.

Unit 11 - Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The functions and objectives of the UK’s Food Hygiene Rating Scheme are examined in Unit 11, along with what it means for a for a business to be assigned a specific rating.  Food quality and safety indicators examined by inspectors are presented and discussed, along with the factors that do not affect food hygiene ratings.

Unit 12 - Transporting Food Safely

In the final unit of the course, candidates consider the fundamentals of safe and hygienic food transportation.  The potential for cross-contamination during transit is discussed at length, along with the criticality of holding food products at appropriate temperatures to ensure their safety for consumption.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £660(interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £120

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £45

Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £560

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

A detailed knowledge and understanding of key food hygiene and safety principles is mandatory for food business workers at every level.  From business owners to entry-level members of the workforce, food safety and hygiene should always be the top priority. With drive, determination and ambition, a career in the food sector could take you places you never dreamed possible.  Climb the ranks to senior management level, or build the confidence to start your own food business from scratch. Whatever your long-term objectives may be, you’ll be a step closer to reaching them with a Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma on your CV.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to offer a dynamic range of endorsed online training courses for ambitious learners worldwide. This exclusive Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma could be the ideal program for:

  • Newcomers seeking the strongest possible start in the food sector
  • Existing employees pursuing leadership-level promotion opportunities
  • Supervisors, team leaders, managers and food business owners
  • Entrepreneurs with an interest in starting new food businesses
  • Anyone who works with food products in any kind in any setting
  • Jobseekers looking to gain an edge over rival candidates

With no deadlines or time restrictions imposed, our flexible online courses are suitable for even the busiest lifestyles.  Sign up and get started today, or contact the student support team at Brentwood Open Learning College to learn more.

Course at QLS
Level 5

Endorsement
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
450 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing



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£ 660

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Course at QLS
Level 5

Endorsed By
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
450 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing





Course Overview

Food Hygiene Course

Find your place in the UK’s thriving food sector, with a flexible food hygiene course from Brentwood Open Learning College.  Enjoy the freedom to complete your food hygiene course at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, with no fixed study schedules or deadlines.  This advanced Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma comes highly recommended to newcomers and experienced personnel alike. Whether considering a career change or looking to run your own for business more effectively, this endorsed training programme could make all the difference.  Key topics and knowledge areas covered include prevention of food poisoning, transportation of food, allergies and labelling, safe food storage, the basics of microbiology and how to minimise the risk of cross-contamination. On-demand tutor support is available throughout and all course materials are included in the initial fee.  Enrol online and start your Level 5 Food Hygiene Course Online today.

Why Study Food Hygiene and Safety?

Careers in the food sector or are ideal for ambitious candidates looking to fast-track their progression to leadership level.  As one of the world’s largest and most diverse employers, the food sector creates incredible career opportunities for people from all backgrounds.  With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, it’s possible to climb from new recruit to management level in no time.  All food industry workers play an equally important role in safeguarding the consumer from spoiled or contaminated products.  The risks associated with food poisoning and foodborne illness can be catastrophic for those affected.  From food production workers to line cooks to senior leadership figures, everyone must take equal responsibility for food safety and hygiene. This advanced Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma therefore comes highly recommended to employers and employees at all levels.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College champions accessible and affordable education for ambitious candidates.  Our most advanced Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma comprises 12 engaging units, concluding with online assessments your assigned tutor will mark and return with feedback:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Food Safety

A broad overview of the concept of food safety is presented in the first unit, which discusses the risks associated with inadequate food safety standards and the importance of food safety at all levels throughout the supply chain.  Candidates also consider global food safety regulations and the gradual evolution of food safety standards.

Unit 2 - What is Food Hygiene

The concept of the ‘food poisoning chain’ is presented and discussed in the second unit, along with proactive steps that can be taken to break it.  Personal hygiene as a contributor to food safety is also discussed, along with the threat posed by bacterial contamination and the six most important principles in preventing food poisoning.

Unit 3 - The 4Cs of Food Hygiene

Unit Three continues with an overview of the ‘4Cs’ food hygiene methodology, which examines the role of effective cleaning, cooking, chilling and cross-contamination prevention within a food business.  A brief introduction to recommended cooking times and temperatures for safe food consumption is also provided.

Unit 4 – Microbiology

A fascinating look at the fundamentals of microbiology follows in the fourth unit, familiarising candidates with the different types of microorganisms and their significance in a food safety context.  Candidates also learn how to inhibit the growth of pathogens and bacteria, while considering the potential consequences of food spoilage.

Unit 5 - Food Poisoning

Unit Five takes a look at the most common types of food poisoning, along with their primary causes and effects.  Practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of food poisoning are discussed, along with the difference between chemical food poisoning and bacterial food poisoning.

Unit 6 - Pest Control

Pest control as a major food safety factor is examined in Unit Six, with essential insights on spotting the signs of infestation and how to deal with pests in the workplace.  Learners also consider the importance of preventing pest infestation from occurring in the first place, along with the potential consequences of infestation for a food business.

Unit 7 - Food Allergy and Intolerance

Allergies and intolerances to specific foods/ingredients are discussed in Unit Seven.  Along with an overview of the most common types of food allergies, course content covers the requirement for businesses to inform customers of the presence of allergens and how to handle products in a way that minimises the risk of cross-contamination.

Unit 8 - Food Handling & Food Storage

A more detailed look at safe food temperatures for storage, handling, holding and consumption follows in the eighth unit.  Learners are also familiarised with the main classifications of food, including the measures that need to be taken to ensure potentially hazardous foods are safe for consumption.

Unit 9 - Packaging and Labelling

Food labelling rules and regulations are presented and discussed in Unit Nine, outlining the most important information food packaging must feature to inform the customer.  The importance of clear allergen labelling is also discussed, along with how to write a nutritional declaration and provide guidelines for product preparation.

Unit 10 - Allergen Labelling for Food Manufacturers

Unit 10 continues with a more in-depth look at allergen labelling and the right way to provide information on allergens in a variety of settings.  Candidates also consider the criteria for a product to qualify as ‘free from’ any given ingredient, with another look at the 14 main allergens and their potential effects.

Unit 11 - Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The functions and objectives of the UK’s Food Hygiene Rating Scheme are examined in Unit 11, along with what it means for a for a business to be assigned a specific rating.  Food quality and safety indicators examined by inspectors are presented and discussed, along with the factors that do not affect food hygiene ratings.

Unit 12 - Transporting Food Safely

In the final unit of the course, candidates consider the fundamentals of safe and hygienic food transportation.  The potential for cross-contamination during transit is discussed at length, along with the criticality of holding food products at appropriate temperatures to ensure their safety for consumption.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £660(interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £120

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £45

Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £560

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

A detailed knowledge and understanding of key food hygiene and safety principles is mandatory for food business workers at every level.  From business owners to entry-level members of the workforce, food safety and hygiene should always be the top priority. With drive, determination and ambition, a career in the food sector could take you places you never dreamed possible.  Climb the ranks to senior management level, or build the confidence to start your own food business from scratch. Whatever your long-term objectives may be, you’ll be a step closer to reaching them with a Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma on your CV.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to offer a dynamic range of endorsed online training courses for ambitious learners worldwide. This exclusive Level 5 Food Hygiene and Safety Diploma could be the ideal program for:

  • Newcomers seeking the strongest possible start in the food sector
  • Existing employees pursuing leadership-level promotion opportunities
  • Supervisors, team leaders, managers and food business owners
  • Entrepreneurs with an interest in starting new food businesses
  • Anyone who works with food products in any kind in any setting
  • Jobseekers looking to gain an edge over rival candidates

With no deadlines or time restrictions imposed, our flexible online courses are suitable for even the busiest lifestyles.  Sign up and get started today, or contact the student support team at Brentwood Open Learning College to learn more.

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