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What courses do you need?
There is no legal requirement to attend a formal training course or get a qualification, as the necessary knowledge and skills could also be obtained in other ways such as through on the job training, self study or relevant previous experience. The level of knowledge needed by a particular member of staff will depend on their duties. For example, people involved in preparing open high-risk foods (e.g. chefs, cooks, catering assistants, people who make sandwiches etc.) need a higher level of training than those who wait on customers or wash up. When you hire a member of staff, you should ensure they understand the main food hygiene issues before they start work.

Four main stages of food hygiene training are suggested as a guide to compliance with the regulations:

Required Qualification
Level 1 Waiters, Cleaners & all Non-Food Handlers
Level 2 Chefs, Cooks, Catering Assistants & other Food Handlers
Level 3 Head Chefs, Head Cooks, Managers, Food Business Owners, Team Leaders, Supervisors
Optional Qualifications
Health & Safety In Catering Everyone
First Aid Essentials Everyone
HACCP Head Chefs, Head Cooks, Managers, Food Business Owners, Team Leaders, Supervisors