Holders of this level 1 awareness of Food Safety for Retail will have knowledge and understanding of the importance of keeping themselves clean, the food product hygienic and will understand the importance of maintaining good food handling practices.
For those handling low risk or unwrapped food it may be all the training needed, or for those wishing to progress to level 2 Food Safety in Retail, it will form the basis of learning for achievement at level 2.
The course is assessed by City and Guilds the UK awarding body via a live electronic link. After the learning has been completed, the learner will enter the required data for the awarding body and to ensure the correct personal details. The learner can then progress to the test which consists of 20 multi-choice questions (of which they must answer 75% correctly for a pass).
Upon completion of the test, the learner can view or print their marked paper. Successful candidates then print their City and Guilds certificate instantly from their PC, no waiting involved.