Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail

Is this qualification for me?

The Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail qualification is for individuals that are either preparing for or supporting a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling.

Bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock room staff will all benefit from this qualification and will promote safe practices in the workplace.

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. The training of food handlers is the key to profitability and high standards of food safety is to ensure their competency.

What does the qualification cover?

Topics include:

  • Understanding personal responsibilities for food safety in a retail environment
  • Understanding the importance of personal hygiene in a retail environment
  • Understanding the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a retail environment
  • Understanding how to keep food safe in a retail environment


How long will it take me?

The qualification is designed to take half a day to complete, when delivered face to face.


Why choose us?

At Yorkshire Work Based Training we strive to provide the very best training and ensure that all our student’s needs are met. Our fully qualified and vastly experienced teaching staff are experts in supporting all your educational requirements.

We work with industry experts to ensure that the delivery of our courses is current and relevant.

If you decide to study from home, you will be able to contact your course tutor directly for any assistance you require.

How will I be assessed?

You are assessed by a 15 question multiple choice examination. Successful learners will need to achieve at least 60% (9 out of 15).

Are there any entry requirements?

It is expected that learners have a minimum understanding of Level 1 in Literacy and Numeracy.

If you require any assistance or qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy, our team are happy to help.

How much will it cost me?

The cost of the qualification is £60.