This certified food safety course covers the food safety skills required for food handlers at induction level (FSAI Level 1). This course is part of the mandatory food safety training regime for food handlers and should be taken before starting work in a kitchen or food operation. The course is suitable for early years workers handling food in low risk food service operations.

All staff involved in preparing and serving food should do this course. Certificate is valid for 3 years

The Food Safety FSAI Level 1 course covers

  1. Instructions and Tutorial
  2. Personal Hygiene
  3. Preparing for Work
  4. Bacteria
  5. Safe Working with Food
  6. Safe Cooking and Serving Food
  7. Cleaning and Sanitation
  8. Healthy eating in early years setting
  9. Certification Test


This course contains online self-assessments after each module and an online certification exam at the very end. The self assessments do not count towards the final examination marks but simply give you an idea of how you are doing. On successfully passing the final certification exam you will be issued with a certificate from MKRMS Food Safety. Its owner, Matthias Kausch, is a member of the International Association for Food Protection and a licensed trainer for the Environmental Health Officers Association (EHOA) as well as the National Hygiene Partnership (NHP).


The course can be taken at any time and any place so all that is required is an internet connection and a computer. Completing the course will use approximately 15MB of data which is roughly the same as watching a 5 minute YouTube video. You can complete the course on a tablet device, if using iPad then please ensure you are using the Safari browser that comes preinstalled on the machine.

Course Duration and Delivery

Inservice Training This is a half day course when delivered as Inservice Training.

Online Training You do not have to complete the online course in one sitting and you can also break it into small chunks if you wish. Should you have to leave the course unexpectedly, it will remember where you were the last time you left it. How long it takes you to complete the online course in Food Safety Essentials really depends on you but 2 hours is a good guideline.

Course Booking

Food Safety Essentials. Online Training

Online Training

Book now and start your training on a high quality digital platform. Course modules and assessment are completed online. You will download your certificate after successful completion of the course. This course is required by anyone preparing or serving food in the Early Years setting. 50% off this course up to the end of June 2021!