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Food handling


While the other topics in this course deal with the concepts of food contamination and personal hygiene, this  topic outlines the rules to be followed while actually handling food.

When you complete this topic you will be able to:


  • how gloves should be used when handling food
  • the rules for defrosting frozen food
  • the correct cooking temperatures
  • the rules for cooling food
  • how to reheat food safely


  • how to check for correct food temperatures
  • the correct use of pie warmers and bain-maries

There are 6 subject areas in this topic to complete. It includes practice questions to help you test your knowledge before the assessment.

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