This is a 1 day course leading to a Level 2 qualification which is awarded by The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).  Staff who achieve this qualification will have knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. Successful candidates of this qualification  will know how to maintain good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.


  • How to take personal responsibility for food safety
    • Importance of food safety procedures; How to report food safety hazard; Legal responsibilities
  • Importance of keeping clean and hygienic
    • Importance of personal hygiene in food safety; Personal hygiene practices
  • Importance of keeping the working areas clean and hygienic
    • How to keep the work area and equipment clean and tidy; Work flow, work surfaces and equipment; Pest control.
  • Importance of keeping food safe
    • Sources and risks to food safety from contamination and cross contamination; Food spoilage; Safe food handling practices and procedures; Importance of temperature controls; Stock control procedures.

This is a short programme usually delivered over one day with a 40 minute “multiple choice” 30 question exam at the end of the day.

Our trainer Ursula Walsh BSc, MSc, PG Dip Acoustics, PG Dip Occupational H&S, ICDL, PdChep.

Ursula Walsh is a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with 16 years experience as a practitioner in various UK and NI Councils. She has over 21 years experience delivering training on courses such as food safety, health and safety and environmental awareness. Ursula has also worked as a Health and Safety Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland.

For the cost of this course please email your query with contact details to Siofra O’Reilly at SORT  Training on email address or phone 07757 250 917