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1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

Ensuring high standards of food safety and the ability to demonstrate good knowledge is essential for every sector. This training course is specially designed for children and young people services and considers specific requirements in relation to food safety when working with children and young people and how high standards can be maintained and demonstrated.

This course identifies what practical action can be taken to reduce the risk of food poisoning, how to implement control measures and safeguards and what the law and sector regulations (The Children’s Homes Regulations (2015)) and Ofsted state about Food Safety requirements.

This course considers how to manage food safety standards in relation to shared and supported living and the specific considerations required when working with children and young people and in being prepared for internal audits and external food safety inspections. This is a Level 3 accredited course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand the importance of ensuring high food safety standards
  • 1.1Define the importance of ensuring high standards of food safety
  • 1.2Describe the moral and business reasons of ensuring high standards of food safety
  • 1.3Explain key terms and meaning associated with food safety
2Understand specific food safety considerations when working in children and young people services
  • 2.1Identify risks associated when working with children and young people which could impact on maintaining high food safety standards
  • 2.2Identify ways of safeguarding against potential risks
3Understand food safety risks and ways to provide safeguard
  • 3.1Identify risks associated with inadequate food safety standards
  • 3.2Define and explain the purpose of HACCP
  • 3.3Consider different types of ‘low’ and ‘high’ risk foods
  • 3.4Identify was of preventing pest infestation
  • 3.5Identify different types and suitable uses of personal protective equipment
4Understand food safety control requirements
  • 4.1Identify temperate control requirements for cooking, cooling and hot holding of foods
  • 4.2Identify ways to prevent the multiplication of bacteria
  • 4.3Identify requirements in safe storage of food and stock rotation
5Understand what the law and sector regulations state about food safety standards
  • 5.1Identify and describe laws which relate to food safety standards
  • 5.2Define what the Children’s Homes Regulations (2015) state about food safety requirements
  • 5.3Confirm documentation and evidence which is required for a food safety inspection including internal audits and external inspection from food standards authorities or Ofsted
6Understand how to demonstrate high standards of food safety
  • 6.1Explain ways of ensuring that high standards of food safety are maintained at all times
  • 6.2Explain specific requirements which relate to working with children and young people which safeguard against risks

Accreditation

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

Certification

Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Food Safety training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience for this course

This training course is designed for professionals who provide and/or prepare food in services which work within children and young people including residential support, education settings and education.

QCF Units

This Recording and Report Writing training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

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