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Foodborne Diseases Course – Bacteria and Risky Foods

Foodborne Diseases Course – Bacteria and Risky Foods


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Join our online course on Foodborne Diseases - Bacteria and Risky Foods, and discover the types of foods that create a favourable environment for bacterial growth. Learn practical and relevant methods to prevent contamination and the multiplication of bacteria by using pasteurisation and sterilisation techniques. This course will equip you with the knowledge to ensure safe food handling practices.

What you will learn from this course?

  • Gain knowledge about various foodborne illnesses and their causes
    Know how microorganisms and contamination cause foodborne diseases
  • Understand how to prevent foodborne infections using food safety measures
  • Master various disinfection and cleaning methods to avoid the spread of disease
  • Gain knowledge about methods to preserve food safely
  • Know how to maintain hygiene and food safety in your kitchen
  • Understand how to apply the skills in a real-life context

Foodborne Diseases Course – Bacteria and Risky Foods

This course will equip you with the required skills and knowledge to prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses by implementing hygienic food practices. You will receive instruction from expert instructors with practical expertise who impart the most current knowledge and best practices.

  • Causes of food allergies and food poisoning
  • Identify high and low-risk foods
  • Prevent contamination and the multiplication of bacteria
  • Utise pasteurization and sterilization to eliminate bacteria
  • Effective cleaning, disinfection and preservation methods
  • Maintain hygiene in the kitchen

This Foodborne Diseases course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This Foodborne Diseases course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification.

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive foodborne diseases course is ideal for anyone wishing to boost their career profile or advance their career in this field by gaining a thorough understanding of the subject. Anyone willing to gain extensive knowledge on food safety can also take this course.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an aspiring professional, this course will provide you with the necessary skills and professional competence, and open your doors to a wide number of professions within your chosen sector.

Entry Requirements

This foodborne diseases course has no academic prerequisites and is open to students from all academic disciplines. You will, however, need a laptop, desktop, tablet, or smartphone, as well as a reliable internet connection.


This foodborne diseases course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

Advance Your Career

This foodborne diseases course will give you a fresh opportunity to enter the relevant job market and choose your desired career path. Additionally, you will be able to advance your career, increase your level of competition in your chosen field, and highlight these skills on your resume.

Check out our Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene For Supervisors and covers essential topics such as food safety legislation, contamination prevention, and hazard analysis. By completing this course, you will not only gain valuable knowledge but also demonstrate your commitment to maintaining high standards of hygiene and safety in the workplace.

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CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

Course Curriculum



Foodborne Diseases

What is Food Allergy?

What is Food Intolerance?

What is Food Poisoning?


What Is Microorganism?

How Do Bacteria Multiply?

What Do Bacteria Need To Survive?

High and Low Risk Foods

Pathogen Bacteria

What Is Contamination and Cross-contamination?

Elimination of Bacteria in Foods

Elimination of Bacteria in Foods

What is Pasteurization and Sterilization?

What is Cleaning and Disinfection?

Preservation of Foods

Preservation methods of foods

Kitchen Hygiene At Home

What Is Food Safety?

4 Principles Of Kitchen Hygiene

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The 6 most common foodborne illnesses are the “Big 6”—Salmonella, Salmonella typhi (Typhoid), Shigella, E. coli, Norovirus, and Hepatitis A.

Food poisoning, often known as a foodborne illness, is a digestive system infection or irritant that is transmitted by food or beverages. Most food poisoning is brought on by parasites, germs, and viruses.

You can enrol in online courses that will help you learn about food safety. This Course on the Prevention of Common Food Borne Diseases is ideal for you if you are looking for a comprehensive and well-designed online course.

In the United Kingdom, the average food safety officer salary is £39,991 per year or £20.51 per hour. Most experienced workers earn up to £72,854 per year, while entry-level occupations start at £32,527.

Level 3 is the highest level of the food hygiene certificate. Supervisors, managers, and business owners who handle food as part of their duties or who are in charge of food safety management are advised to obtain this qualification.

More than 200 diseases, ranging from cancer to diarrhoea, are brought on by unsafe food that contains dangerous germs, viruses, parasites, or chemical chemicals. To safeguard customers from these health hazards associated with common allergies and foodborne infections, food safety is even more important.

There is no legal necessity for you to renew your certificate, and food safety certificates never expire. You should, however, undergo refresher training at least once every three years.

All food laws in England, Wales, and Scotland are based on the Food Safety Act of 1990 (as amended)

Food business owners are required by law to make sure that food handlers receive the proper supervision and training in food hygiene, consistent with the environment in which they operate and enabling them to handle food in the safest possible manner. Food handlers must ensure that the food they prepare, cook, serve, or sell is safe for human consumption, according to European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on food hygiene.

After successfully registering for the Food Borne Illness Course, you will receive an email regarding your login details, allowing you access to your online training course.

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Definitely, you can enrol for this self-paced online video training course. Once you purchase the course, you will receive your login details via email. As you will have lifetime access to the login portal, hence you can complete your course at your convenient time.

Our online courses come with lifetime access with no time limit for completion. Each course is fully accessible from a tablet, mobile or laptop, as long as there is a secure internet connection.

Upon successfully completing the Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Course, you can order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill.

After successfully passing the MCQ exam, you will be eligible to order the Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Course Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme.

No prior knowledge is necessary for the Foodborne Diseases Course, making it ideal for beginners. However, a positive attitude toward learning is always a plus.