Course Outline

Basic Food Safety


6 Hours




This workshop is designed for those in the food and beverage field; in this workshop participants will learn the essentials of preparing and serving safe food by defining the components of Food Safety.

Target Audience

This workshop is for all professionals dealing with food safety

Skills Gained

  • Define contamination, food hygiene/safety, food poisoning, HACCP, hazard, risk groups and safe food
  • Indentify the characteristics, symptoms, and trends of Food Poisoning
  • State the benefits of good food safety practices
  • State the costs of poor food safety practices

Topics Covered

1. Introduction to food safety

2. Microbiological hazards

3. Food poisoning

4. Contamination

5. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points from purchase to service

6. Personal hygiene

7. Food premises and equipment

8. Food pests and control

9. Cleaning and disinfection

10. Food safety law and enforcement

11. Revision/examination technique


  • Learning Concepts/Presentations
  • Group Activities and Discussions
  • Tips and Tools
  • Individual and Team Exercises
  • Role Plays/Case Studies
  • Educational Videos
  • Action Plan to ensure Application of the Learning