Food Safety Essentials


1-2 hour course covering the basics of food safety including:

  • Microbiological Hazards
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Personal Hygiene
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Food businesses owners by law, are responsible for making sure that people who handle food or food contact surfaces in their business, and the people who supervise this work, have the skills and knowledge they need to handle food safely. It is recognised that knowledge comes form training and skills from practice, instruction and supervision.

This essential food safety course has been designed and reviewed by world food safety and teaching experts.

Who should complete this course?
Everyone in a food business, students, or anyone cooking food at home or for other people.

This ‘essentials’ course provides enough knowledge to help prevent the most common errors and is a start on your food safety training journey.

It should be used as part of an induction programme for those undertaking work-experience in a food business, and for anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the basic principles of food safety and hygiene.

This online course is suitable for everyone working in a catering environment. Further top-up to Level 1 training is available for those who are directly involved in the preparation or handling of high-risk foods.

Highfield e-learning’s Food Safety courses have been written by one of the world’s leading food safety experts, Richard Sprenger, and edited for Australia by Dr Andrew Mathieson.

Our food safety courses are endorsed by Environmental Health Australia, the premier professional body for Environmental Health Officers or Environmental Health Practitioners in Australia.