The ideal course for food handlers, waiting / food service staff and those who wish to gain knowledge in food safety, hygiene and HACCP. Proving to be our most popular course which also includes information on allergen awareness. This course is mapped to Level 1 on The FSAI (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) training framework.

Learning Objectives:

On completion of this course attendees will be able to:

1. Describe how food poisoning is caused.

2. Discuss the importance on maintaining good personal hygiene when working in a food environment.

3. Recall what bacteria need to grow and how we can control the growth of bacteria.

4. Communicate the importance of colour coding and zoning in preventing cross contamination in a food environment.

5. Contribute to the awareness of the 14 allergens and the importance of allergens controls in any food environment.

6. Communicate to others the signs of pest infestation in a workplace and ways to prevent pest infestation.

7. Demonstrate a knowledge of the seven HACCP principles and critical control points.

Who Should Attend:

This is the ideal refresher course for anyone who is currently working in a food environment as a food handler, waiting staff / service staff.

Those who require familiarisation in modern Food Safety.

Those who wish to gain essential food safety knowledge prior to employment in the food industry.

Anyone who wishes to gain a qualification in Food Safety & HACCP.


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded QSI Certification – Level 1 Food Safety & HACCP. This course is mapped to Level 1 on The FSAI (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) training framework. This qualification is valid for 2 years.


1/2 day.


Siobhán Ní Laocha – Food Safety Auditor, Consultant and Trainer.

Siobhán is a qualified Food Safety, Quality, Health & Safety auditor consultant and trainer with over 20 years experience in industry.

Siobhán has experience of developing and implementing successful management systems (ISO9000, OHSAS 18001, ISO22000 & BRC Global Food Standard) to achieve Certification with high profile companies across a range of industries from start ups to multi nationals to include food processing, food ingredients, engineering, electronics, clean room, food service and pharmaceutical.