Food manufacture

Personal Hygiene and Protective Clothing

Duration: approximately 3 hours self-paced

This course is vital for everyone working or has the potential to work in food manufacture. The course describes the importance of good personal hygiene and protective clothing worn when working in a food factory. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.

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?

  • List the personal hygiene requirements of the food handler
  • Recognise the importance of handwashing
  • State the key times when hands should be washed
  • Define how to wash hands correctly
  • Understand the importance of plaster control and medicine control
  • Summarise the importance of reporting illness
  • Describe the illness procedure which should be followed
  • Identify what is included in a protective clothing procedure
  • List what protective clothing should be worn
  • Identify why, how ans when protective clothing should be worn
  • Explain how to take care of protective clothing