Hospitality and catering

Food Service Area Cleaning

Duration: approximately 5 hours self-paced

Obtain the skills required to carry out food service area cleaning correctly and safely. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Define COSHH
  • Recognise the PPE required for cleaning
  • Identify how to use chemicals safely and correctly
  • Interpret use of the correct mopping technique
  • Explain the use of a cleaning rota and cleaning sign off records
  • Summarise the use of risk assessments when cleaning
  • Identify the different types of cleaning
  • Outline how to use a dishwashing machine correctly
  • Describe the key features of a wash area and it’s use
  • State how to use and clean waste bins correctly
  • Explain how to clean work surfaces correctly
  • Recognise how to store food safely using stock rotation and checking dates
  • Describe the different types of contamination, pest infestation identification and prevention
  • List the role of an EHO and food hygiene ratings
  • Summarise problems that might occur and how to deal with them correctly