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Hospitality Management - Health and Safety in Food Service - Revised

Gain an in-depth understanding of the health and safety aspect of food service with this hospitality management course.

Tourism and Hospitality
Free Course
Hospitality is an industry focused on servicing and satisfying guests. The industry includes hotels, restaurants, and tourism related businesses, to name a few. The free online course Hospitality Management Studies - Food and Beverage Services introduces you to the functions, operations, and organization of the food and beverage department. You will also learn about food service principles as well as restaurant layout and design considerations.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Connexions

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course will first introduce you to the features of a well planned kitchen. You will look into the important factors of kitchen design including the kitchen layout. You will study personal hygiene and health management as well as learn about the different types of kitchen equipment. The course will discuss food safety, the observance of good hygiene codes and habits in relation to the food handling process, and the two basic types of food-borne illnesses.

You will then look into the common accidents in food service such as cuts, burns, and lacerations. The course will discuss fire safety, firefighting facilities, and equipment as well as teach you that fire extinguishers must only be used on the types of fire they are designed for. The course will also discuss first aid and teach you the two basic steps in restaurant first aid, which are CPR and the Heimlich maneuver.

The hospitality industry provides food, drink and, accommodation to people who are away from home. It is crucial that the needs of these people are met with kindness and goodwill. This course will teach you the best health and safety practices that will ensure a comfortable and satisfying stay at your hotel or for your restaurant guests. You can then rest assured that your customers will return and even help promote your business by word of mouth. That's really useful knowledge, and you can start learning it today, for free!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Define the features of a well-planned kitchen.
  • Define personal hygiene.
  • Explain health management and health conditions.
  • Explain the five steps to food safety.
  • Describe what is meant by food contamination.
  • Explain proper food handling priorities.
  • Describe the food preparation procedures.
  • List the six basic hygiene practices for food handlers.
  • Describe food disposal practices.
  • List the different types of restaurant workforce injuries and accidents.
  • Explain the main firefighting principles.
  • Define the basic tasks involved in first aid.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate 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 for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

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