FSPA Primary Course in Food Safety

Course Aim:

Health and Safety pc repairThe aim of this FSPA Primary Course in Food Safety (Mapped to level 1 and 2 FSAI)  is to provide participants with sufficient training in the basic principles of food safety to ensure that they are compliant with E.C. Regulation No. 852 of 2004.

Who Should Attend:

All persons working in the areas of food handling, preparation, storage & management

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will:-

  • Understand the costs & benefits of good & poor food safety
  • Understand bacterial hazards
  • Know the 7 steps in HACCP
  • Know the correct cooking, defrosting & reheating temperatures.
  • Understand the importance of personal hygiene in the workplace
  • Be aware of good food premises design & layout
  • Understand the importance of pest control and how to prevent & control pest
  • Know the importance of cleaning & disinfection and how to carry our both safely
  • Understand food safety law & enforcement

Course Content:

  • Introduction to food
  • Microbiological Hazards
  • Food Contamination
  • HACCP from Food Delivery to Storage
  • HACCP from Food Preparation to Cooking Service & Service
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Premises & Equipment
  • Pest Control
  • Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Food Safety Law & Enforcement

Assessment & Certification:

To receive certification learners most complete the 8 hours tuition and 1 hour test.  On completion successful participants will be awarded a certificate from the FSPA.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 12 learners
  • 9 hours duration 
  • Certification valid for 3 years
  • Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all those who successfully complete the course.
  • Price on application. We can offer group discounts