Food safety

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1.3 hours Self-paced learning

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This food safety course will show you how you can take better care of food products to avoid spreading diseases and losing money. Learn how to recognize food hazards and how to promote personal hygiene for food handlers. Explore food safety from a business perspective, such as monitoring processes and hygiene - and test yourself with a final exam!

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Who this course is for


This course is for anyone working in the food industry and wanting to increase their skills in food hygiene.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    What food hazards are and their potential sources.

  • 2

    How staff can work in a way that is hygienic.

  • 3

    Why you should pay attention to how you store and cook food.

  • 4

    How you can set up a system to effectively monitor your own food safety.

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Course contents: 3 topics

  • 1

    What is food safety? Learn the basics of food safety and why it is important for health, business and the planet. Find out what staff can do to keep food premises safe.

  • 2

    Handle food with care Explore different ways to avoid food from spoiling in different circumstances, including cold storage and cooking. Learn how to do self-monitoring.

  • Test your knowledge Check your understanding and earn your overall course score with a 20-question final exam. This is based on the lessons learned in the first two topics.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “Funzi you are truly great! You made learning easy and alluring. I didn't feel like stopping until I hit the final ground and I must tell you, It was a great experience and an eye opener to step up in food hygiene and an opportunity to teach others. Thanks for this opportunity. ”

    Veronica Nkechinyere Chime

  • “I am very happy that I am starting to get to my dream..This is very nice as it helps me to get where I want to be.”

    – Sharon Ntumba , South Africa

  • “Thanks for this opportunity, it's really helpful, especially for people like who wants to open their own restaurant one day, thank you so much Funzi.”

    – Hazel , South Africa

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