In the UK, there are over 500,000 incidents of food poisoning each year, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA). These infections are not only uncomfortable, but in a small percentage of cases, they can even be fatal.

Food poisoning is frequently caused by cross-contamination. Any facility or kitchen that handles both raw and ready-to-eat food can experience it. Fortunately, it may be avoided by taking the proper safety precautions and hygiene procedures. You will learn how to lower the danger of cross-contamination at work in this training.

  • What cross-contamination is, how it happens, and which bacteria are most commonly responsible for foodborne diseases
  • Why separating raw and ready-to-eat foods must be done to the best of your ability and how to follow FSA food separation rules
  • How a consistent cleaning routine may avoid cross-contamination, as well as helpful tips for cleaning work surfaces
  • Why and how maintaining personal cleanliness and following proper hand-washing techniques are crucial for lowering the danger of cross-contamination

  • This training will assist you in working in a kitchen in a safe, hygienic manner that protects the health of your clients and coworkers.
  • This course will assist you in determining whether or not there is a reasonable risk of cross-contamination if you are responsible for conducting risk assessments at your place of employment.
  • This training will assist you in fulfilling your legal requirements regarding food safety if you are a business owner.
  • This course will provide you with significant insight into a subject of ongoing concern in the food and catering industries if you are interested in public health.

Unit 01: What is Cross Contamination?

Unit 02: Separating Raw & Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Food

Unit 03: How & When to Clean Equipment & Surfaces to Prevent Cross Contamination

Unit 04: How Good Personal Hygiene Prevents Cross Contamination


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.