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Diploma in Food Safety - Revised 2017

Food and Beverage
Free Course
Learn more about safe practices and procedures used in food safety to ensure staff hygiene, pest prevention, and food quality.
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Connexions
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

As many as 582 million people report experiencing food-borne diseases every year. Food safety is extremely important to businesses of any size that handle food. When working with food, quality must be ensured to prevent foodborne illness, contamination, allergic reactions, the spread of disease, and so much more.

With this Diploma in Food Safety course, you will learn the systems and procedures necessary to maintain a top quality food business. From staff hygiene practices to maintaining a stringent pest prevention system, this course will ensure that you have the knowledge necessary to manage a hygienic food service operation. You are first introduced to food safety topics such as water quality, pest control measures, food service accidents and incident management. You will then learn about the importance of maintaining food safety temperatures to prevent the growth of dangerous bacteria that can cause food poisoning.

The course then reviews a case study on how to handle food safely in the food service industry. This course will be of great interest to food safety managers in food processing plants, restaurants, or any food service operation. Employees of any business in which food is involved will benefit greatly through completion of this diploma, and will ensure a high standard of safety within the food service operation.

Learn more about what Food Service Managers do and how people become Food Service Managers.

After completing this course, you will be able to:


  • Manage systems for good personal hygiene;
  • Control food allergens and food hazards within the business;
  • Maintain an effective incident management system;
  • Explain the characteristics of poorly constructed water wells;
  • Design and operate a system to minimize the risk of pest-infestation in both product and facility;
  • Follow safe practices in food preparation areas to avoid accidents;
  • Understand the role and influence the manager has on the rest of the food safety operation team.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
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