RSPH Level 1 Award in Food Hygiene Awareness

Qualification suitable for anybody willing to learn about food hygiene

Regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.

Ofqual Qualification Number 601/8307/X Qualification Wales: C00/0766/1

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

The qualification covers the basic knowledge and importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls, enabling the holder of this information and understanding to follow good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

The qualification may also be suitable for contractors and visitors to the food processing environment e.g. equipment maintenance engineers and delivery personnel.

Guided Learning Hours: 4, TQT: 4. This Level 2 qualification covers

Summary of Outcomes:

Unit: Food Hygiene Awareness Unit Level: 1

1. Apply principles of food hygiene

Progression Opportunities:

On completion of this qualification, learners will be able to gain employment within the food sector, 

Successful candidates can also progress on to further qualifications, such as:

RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety & Hygiene

RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Food Manufacturing

RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding HACCP


Special Needs:

Candidates with special assessment needs should consult