Induction Training Programme 'Food Safety and You'

Due to the ongoing situation regarding Covid-19, there is currently no training planned for the Food Safety and You train the trainer programme. 
To register your interest or get more information contact training@fsai.ie

Who is it For?

‘Food Safety & You’ is a 3-hour induction training programme, for employees in all sectors of the food industry. It is designed to be delivered by supervisors/managers/ trainers to their staff within their own food business. It is based on the skills outlined in the FSAI’s Guide to Food Safety Level 1- Induction Skills

What is involved?

‘Food Safety and You" promotes active learning and the application of training in the work environment, with the involvement of the trainer, manager or supervisor in the process. A variety of training materials are used to ensure that the training is interesting, interactive and fun. A breakdown of the training materials is outlined below:

Training Material Description
Trainer's Guide This is the training manual which explains to the trainer how to deliver the induction programme 'Food Safety and You'.
Trainee's Workbooks This is divided into 7 colour coded modules with a variety of exercises. Each trainee is given a workbook which is theirs to keep.
Multi-lingual DVD or Video (English only) The training video/DVD has been created using mime and humour with one central character throughout. The multi-lingual DVD includes the following languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Mandarin, Polish, Lithuanian and Latvian.
Training Games 4 Training posters have been created to assist discussion and learning of key points in the module to which they relate.
Food Safety Signs To reinforce food safety messages in the workplace there are 5 food safety signs which are given to each business on completion of training.

How can Food Businesses Avail of 'Food Safety and You'?

To avail of ‘Food Safety & You’, food businesses must nominate a manager/trainer or supervisor to attend a 2-day Food Safety Training Skills Workshop. The aim of this workshop is to equip participants with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to deliver the Induction Training Programme ‘Food Safety and You’.

The Food Safety Training Skills Workshop is certified by the FSAI. Participants who attend the workshop and complete the assessment will become approved trainers to deliver the FSAI induction programme 'Food Safety & You'. The workshop costs €300 per participant and this covers the cost of attendance, including lunch and all training materials required to subsequent deliver the induction programme ‘Food Safety & You’ back in the workplace.

The two-day interactive training workshop runs from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm each day. A summary of the topics covered on the workshop are outlined below.

Day 1

  • Food safety training
  • The "Food Safety and You" induction programme
  • Adult learning principles
  • Preparing to deliver training
  • Training delivery techniques
  • Evaluating training

Day 2

  • ‘Food Safety & You’ presentation preparation & assessment
  • Back to work action plans and assignment details

Workshop assessment is by

  1. Delivery of a module from the ‘Food Safety and You’ training programme, completed on Day 2 of the course.
  2. Submission of a collection of work documenting the delivery and evaluation of the ‘Food Safety & You’ programme back in the work place.

 

Last reviewed: 4/6/2020

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