Food safety training

Food businesses must make sure that staff members who handle or prepare food have adequate training.

Training can range from issuing simple guidance on food safety and personal hygiene to new members of staff, to more formal training.

Accredited training

The following accreditation bodies provide a good standard of food training.

Find out more about suitable courses from your local library, further education college or contact one of the awarding bodies.

The Food Standards Agency also has a number of basic training videosĀ on Youtube (opens new window).

Read the FSA's guidance on food safety (opens new window)

Page last updated: 20 Feb 2023