Food hygiene training and information for businesses

Food hygiene information

Visit the Food Standard Agency (FSA) for:

  • Information about what you need to do to produce safe food.
  • The laws, regulations, codes of practice and guidance that apply to the production, processing, distribution, retail, packaging and labelling of food stuffs.
  • A series of short food safety videos showing you how to keep food safe.

Safer food better business packs and diary refills

The FSA runs the Safer Food, Better Business (SFBB) scheme to help small businesses with food safety management procedures and food hygiene regulations. The website includes downloadable SFBB packs, individual pages and monthly diary refills designed to meet the specific needs of different food businesses.

Food industry guides to good hygiene practice for various types of business can be ordered from The Stationery Office.

Food hygiene training

We offer the following Chartered Institute of Environmental Health training for anyone needing to know about food hygiene:

  • Foundation food hygiene 1 day course providing basic skills for food handlers.
  • Intermediate food hygiene 3 day course for supervisors and managers.

Both courses are followed by an exam.

We will confirm your place once we receive your payment. You have 7 days from the date of payment to cancel and receive a refund. If you book a course, but then can’t attend, we will try to fit you onto a future course.

Other training

Other food hygiene courses are offered by: