Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

Are you looking at how to achieve a food hygiene rating of level 5?

Good food hygiene is essential in order to ensure that food served to customers is safe to eat and to minimise the risk of food poisoning.

As a business owner operating within the food industry, you must adhere to strict procedures when it comes to transporting, storing, prepping and cooking food.

You must also pay attention to cleaning of food prep and storage area, as well as maintaining good personal hygiene.

In December 2008 the Food Standards Agency agreed a National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

It is now running in all areas of Wales, Northern Ireland and in 99% of England.

In practice, the rating scheme is designed to ensure that businesses that are broadly compliant with food law and are managing food safety risks will receive a rating of three … and those who are managing the risk well will receive a rating of four or five.

However, significant lapses in any of the scoring criteria can also have a significant effect on the rating.

Is this the right course for you?

This course is for you if you work in the food industry and wish to achieve a level 5 hygiene rating.

Those businesses that will benefit from this course will include takeaways, restaurants, cafes, bakers, butchers, mobile food catering and more.

Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5: what is covered?

This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

The achieving food hygiene rating level 5 online course is one of a range of food safety courses that we provide.

Modules covered in course

Module 1        Food Hygiene Ratings – An Introduction

Module 2        Scoring Criteria

Module 3        Appeals

Module 4        Safer Food Better Business (SFBB)

Module 5        E.Coli

Module 6        Good Hygiene Structure and Cleaning

How long will it take to complete this course and how will I be assessed?

This 100% online achieving food hygiene rating level 5 course can be completed anywhere.

All you need is an internet-enabled device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone) and an internet connection.

Most students complete this course in just 50 minutes.

At the end of each module, students face a multiple choice test.

You must score at least 70% in all six multiple choice tests in order to pass the course and receive your certificate of achievement.

Which bodies recognise this course?

The Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service approves this course, giving you reassurance and peace of mind that the quality and standards of the material you will be taught is first class.

Course: Achieving food hygiene rating Level 5

Accreditations and approvals: CPD
Course time: 50 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test

Pass mark: 70% in each module

Cost: £35 + VAT

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