FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene

FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene

FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene course has been designed to equip participants with the principles of HACCP. HACCP is a systematic approach to identifying controlling hazards, whether they are Microbiological, chemical or physical that could cause a threat to the production of safe food. Since 1998 it is been a legal requirement for all food businesses to have a food safety management system based on the principle of HACCP. (This course is equivalent to the EHOA Primary Food Safety Course) 


“food business” is defined as “any undertaking, whether for profit or not and whether public or private, carrying out any or all of the following: preparation, processing, manufacturing, packaging, storing, transportation, distribution, handling or offering for sale or supply of foodstuffs”.


 FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene Course Content


§  Legislation relating to Food Hygiene

§  Prevention of spoilage and contamination during delivery, storage, preparation, cooking and Hot-holding

§  Personal Hygiene and good Hygiene Practices

§  Workplace Cleaning, housekeeping and Pest control

§  The importance of temperature control



Code                   L22150


Level                   5


Credit Value      1 


Guardian Safety Trainers


Guardian Safety is a FETAC registered training provider and our trainers are fully qualified Food Safety professionals having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All Course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification. 


Course Duration                                           

This programme will run for 3 contact days and                                                                         will require participants to complete some work                                                                in their own time.


Maximum Participants per Course          12




The Training Centre, B2 Centre Point Business Park, Oak Drive, Dublin 12




Workplace Safety Training can be carried out at your premises. 


Who Should Attend


This FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene course is designed for all staff, management and senior staff involved with food or any people interested in working in the food industry.




Participants are required to complete a portfolio of tasks which will be assessed. 


FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene Certification


A Certificate ‘FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene’ is awarded to participants who successfully complete this course.


Refresher Training and Certification Validity Period


It is recommended to refresh training at intervals not greater than 3 years. 


Additional Information


DVD and lap/top projector are used. Extensive notes on Safety Representative are available to all participants. 


Special Instructions for this Course


Course is delivered through English and a good understanding of the language is a requirement.


How to Book


Email                    info@guardiansafety.ie


Phone                   01-4243013 or 085-7177021


Book on line       FETAC Level 5 Workplace Food Safety and Hygiene




Other Courses You May Be Interested In


Occupational First Aid


Manual Handling


Fire Safety Management