Health and Safety

HS10 - Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail (RQF)

Course Description


The Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail aims to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include stock/store room staff.

Topics covered include the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

  • Module 1: Understand personal responsibilities for food safety in a food retail environment 
  • Module 2: Understand the importance of personal hygiene in a food retail environment
  • Module 3:  Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic in a food retail environment
  • Module 4: Understand how to keep food safe in a food retail environment

This qualification is assessed through a 30 minute multiple-choice question examination. All learners will also receive a Food Safety handbook. Successful learners will gain a certificate for this course.



The 1/2 day course will be held in London or Essex and will be within walking distance of the train station. We are also able to deliver this course at your premises for groups of 8 or more people. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


  • This course starts at 9:30am. Please arrive at least 15mins early.
  • At the start of the course you will be required to show one form of ID (Passport or Driving Licence). 


Upcoming Course Dates

For all upcoming courses, please contact us on 020 3637 5161
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