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Food Hygiene

CPD certified online training Included in membership

This is the only Food Hygiene course available which has been designed and written specifically for Registered Childminders


About this module

This course is validated by Cherwell and South Northants Public Health Team as part of our Primary Health Authority Partnership for Childminding UK Members.

This carefully designed online course will give you all the relevant food safety information childminders need. The EYFS states you have to ensure that you are competent to prepare and handle food appropriately (Statutory Framework 3.46) and completing this training and following the guidance it covers will help ensure that you are competent and complying with the EYFS requirements.

This course includes all the information you would expect to find about food related illness and food safety but also includes additional information that is relevent to a childminding setting.

Topics covered

  • Food Related Illness
  • Food Spoilage
  • Simple Microbiology
  • High Risk Foods
  • Physical Contamination
  • Pests and Pets
  • Food Allergy and Food Intolerance
  • The 4 C's: Cross Contamination, Cleaning, Chilling, Cooking
  • Food Storage
  • Basic requirements of childminding facilities
  • Food Law and Regulations
  • Record Keeping
This was a really clear and helpful course where I feel confident in what I need to do but also knowledgeable in all things food hygiene related From Course Evaluation Form

This module is included as part of:

Safeguarding Children and Food Hygiene

CPD certified online training Contains 2 modules Included in membership £50

About CPD Accreditation

Step one

Once successfully completed we’ll send your name, email address and details of this module to the CPD Accreditation Service.

Step two

The CPD Accreditation Service will email you a certificate showing the number of CPD hours you have earned.

Step three

You can store or print the certificate as a record of your Continuing Professional Development.

About our online training

How many times can I use the module?

This module is available for you to re-visit as many times as you need and unlike some online courses, there is no limit to how many times you can retake the Knowledge Test at the end of the course.

How long do I have to complete the training?

For non-members the course will be available for a year from date of purchase. For annual members this course is included as part of your membership package and will be available as long as your subscription remains active.

Can I buy this training as a gift?

Yes, but please make sure you create a new account for the recipient rather using your own account. This ensures the certificates are issued in the correct name.