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Foundation Level Award in Food Safety

This one-day course is aimed at anyone who is involved in preparing and serving food to the general public, such as:

  • school meals
  • breakfast
  • after school clubs
  • restaurants, cafes and any other food eatery


The course covers basic food hygiene and consists of:

  • introduction to food safety
  • food safety hazards
  • principles of safe food storage
  • cooking
  • cleaning.

A maximum of fifteen will be trained at this centre on each date.  Separate dates and venue can also be arranged for a larger group.


The course is taught by the School Contracts Team, part of Ocelot Education Solutions.

Course dates


  • Thursday, 16 November 2017
  • Wednesday, 13 December 2017
  • Tuesday, 16 January 2018
  • Friday, 16 February 2018
  • Thursday, 15 March 2018
  • Wednesday, 18 April 2018
  • Thursday, 17 May 2018
  • Tuesday, 19 June 2018
  • Friday, 13 July 2018


8.30am to 5pm. Tea and coffee will be available through the day. Delegates will need to provide their own lunch or purchase at the on-site café.


Gun Wharf, Medway Council, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR. (Unless otherwise stated.)


Charge is £70 + VAT per person and a cancellation fee may apply. Delegates will also be responsible for arranging cover.

Book a place

For information on course availability please email food.training@ocelot.org.uk or phone 01634 957772.

To book a place for an employee, the employer must complete the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health (CIEH) candidate assessment needs form.  The employee (course delegate) is asked to complete the pre-course questionnaire to confirm the place and return this information 10 days prior to the training.

If you require your test to be taken in a different language, then please let us know with your booking, which needs to be made at least 14 days in advance of the course date. 

Terms and conditions

Please note that delegates will be required to pay a £30 cancellation fee if we are not informed within 48 hours of a course or if a candidate does not show up on the day.