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Basic Food Hygiene & Food Handling Practices

  • Type Wellbeing & Lifestyle
  • Venue Online
  • Start 22 Jun 2022 13:00
  • End 13 Jul 2022 14:30
  • Email mmccarthy@wea.org.uk
  • Phone 07789480851
  • Places 20


Course Overview: Demonstrating your knowledge of safe food handling and kitchen hygiene at interview is key to success. Preparing for that all important job will give you confidence. This course will help students understand the rules and good practice required in a food operation in simple terms. Join Chef Kevin Ashton for a 4 session course which will cover: fridge and freezer storage, temperature requirements, use of cutting boards, safe food handling, personal hygiene, food preparation and storage and the safe storage of chemicals. Students completing this course will receive a WEA certificate of attendance which may be noted on your C.V.

Course Duration: 4 weekly sessions lasting 1.5 hours

Course Benefits: To develop your knowledge of food handling practices and kitchen hygiene, preparing you for employment in Hospitality.

Course Equipment: It is important to bring a note pad and pen to class. You will be expected to take short quizzes based on course material.

Course Eligibility: Anyone over the age of 19 living in Herefordshire or Worcestershire, who has not accessed a WEA course before.

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