Basic Food Safety Practices – eLearning

Basic Food Safety Practices – eLearning

R380.00 Inc VAT


Basic Food Hygiene training needs to be conducted at least annually as refresher training, as well as when new food handlers join your team.

The Basic Food Safety Practices course is a video-based course aimed at food handlers. There are 26 videos, which cover requirements as per R638 (SA Food Hygiene Regulations) and topics such as; Microbiological, Chemical, Physical and Allergen hazards in detail, Food Safety and Hygiene Policy, The Certificate of Acceptability, Responsibility of the Food Handlers (as the Hygiene Regulation – R638), Food Safety hazards (physical, chemical, microbiological and allergens), Personal Hygiene and Health, PPE, Allergen control, Pest Control, Recall and Traceability, Waste, Cooking, Storage, Cleaning and Sanitation, Temperature Control, Thawing and Display, Food Defence and Food Fraud etc as well as an overview of HACCP.

The videos make use of real workplace examples and are delivered in short 5-minute bite sizes. There are 6 automatically marked online assessments. A digital certificate will be awarded once all assessments are successfully completed.

Video-based technology ensures that the online course is informative, interesting and engaging and will provide you with the best learning experience.

You will take approximately 3 -4 hours to complete the online course.

There are 4 modules and 6 online assessments. You will need to complete the assessment/s after each module to be able to unlock the next module.

  • Microbiological, Chemical, Physical and Allergen hazards
  • Food Safety and Hygiene Policy
  • The Certificate of Acceptability Responsibility of the Food Handlers (as the Hygiene Regulation – R638)
  • Personal Hygiene and Health
  • PPE
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Pest Control
  • Temperature Control
  • Thawing and Display
  • Food Defence
  • Food Fraud
  • HACCP overview
  • Introduction
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Biological hazards
  • Chemical and physical hazards
  • Allergens
  • Food Safety and Quality policy
  • Certificate of Acceptibility
  • Management and food handler responsibilities
  • Maintain personal hygiene
  • Maintain personal hygiene and wellbeing
  • Personal grooming and presentation
  • Maintain clothing requirements
  • Factory hygiene and housekeeping
  • Cleaning and sanitation – definitions
  • Cleaning and sanitation – principles
  • Cleaning and sanitation – factors
  • Cleaning and sanitation – documents
  • Cleaning and sanitation – waste management
  • Pest control
  • Storage
  • Transport
  • Food preparation
  • Thawing and defrosting
  • Cooking
  • Cooling and freezing
  • Reheating, serving and display
  • Temperature control
  • Recall and traceability
  • Food defence

Please allow 48 hours for the payment to reflect and for course activation.

This is an online course that is aimed at Learners with basic computer literacy. This course is pitched at the Grade 10 literacy level.

This course can be viewed on any online device that falls within the following parameters:

  • Windows 8/Mac OSX Mavericks 10.6.8 or later versions
  • Recommended 4 gigs of RAM
  • At least 5 gigs of free disk space

This platform is optimised for Chrome. Mobile devices would need iOS 10/ Android version 7 or later versions. There are limited differences that may occur between browsers and devices. If you are viewing on a mobile device, we strongly recommend you do so via Wifi so as not to incur data charges from your cellular service provider.

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