Food Hygiene Resources and Advice
Whether you’re a business looking for information to meet your legal requirements, or an individual with an interest in food preparation and safety, we offer a wide variety of free resources and advice.SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
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Merry Christmas from Virtual College
We've teamed up with The 60 Second Chef to do something great for charity this Christmas through two fantastic gifts that we have created just for you!
The first gift is a free course that will show you how to create the perfect Christmas dinner. The second gift is 50% off our Learn to Cook Fast course - helping you to get confident in the kitchen just in time for the big day! Both gifts include donations by us to some great causes.Find out more
Can you beat our Christmas trivia quiz?
Help Santa cook his Christmas dinner by answering the questions! Do you know the last day of the Christmas season? What about the ornament placed at the top of the Christmas tree? What treats do Children leave for Santa Claus?
See if you have the ultimate Christmas knowledge to help Santa Claus cook his turkey! Who knows- you might even win a free Christmas gift!Take the Quiz
Food hygiene posters
14 main food allergens poster
14 main food allergens to be aware of when preparing food.Download Poster
Food allergy symptoms poster
The mild and severe symptoms of a food allergyDownload Poster
Hygiene inspection checklist poster
Full checklist of criteria for passing your hygiene inspection.Download Poster
Free e-cards - Great for sharing!
These food hygiene e-cards are great for sharing by email or social media.
The cards in this downloadable pack include tips on pest control measures, reliable waste management and appropriate staff training.Download e-Cards
What is a food hygiene certificate?
Those working in the food industry will often be able to present a food hygiene certificate to their employer, but what does the certificate actually stand for?
Food Hygiene: What are the rules?
Any business that produces or sells food in the UK is required by law to follow food safety regulations. Naturally, it’s important for businesses to put these regulations into practice if they want to be successful and keep their customers coming back.
Frequently asked questions about food hygiene training
As one of the leading providers of online food hygiene and safety training, we often get asked questions about food hygiene and food safety legislation.
To help you with some of these commonly asked questions about food hygiene, we have put together an FAQ section to help you find the answers you need regarding training or food law.Visit our FAQ section
How can your business reduce summer food wastage?
For business owners in the dining and hospitality sectors, the issue of food wastage is one that simply cannot be ignored. Not only does wasted food represent a serious environmental concern, but it can also cost your company significant amounts of money.
Common food safety mistakes your staff can avoid
When it comes to running a food business, even the smallest of food safety mistakes can have big consequences. For any food business, the key to success is high standards and good food safety practices.
Good Food Allergen Information is Good for Business
Food handlers have a legal responsibility to serve safe food. Thats why providing good allergen information is vital if you want your customers to trust the food that you serve.
This information has been shared in partnership with the Food Standards Agency. Click below to download this infographic.DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC
Level 1 Food Safety and Hygiene Course
This Level 1 Food Safety and Hygiene course is a great way to introduce beginners to food safety. This may include cooking at home, work experience in a food environment, or self-development for those who have an interest in food handling.
Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering Course
This Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene course allows every catering business, regardless of size, to provide all staff with first class training at a fraction of the cost and disruption of classroom based training.