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Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Course
كورس السلامة الغذائية الأساسي



By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they serve from contamination. This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety course is suitable for anyone who handles, prepares, or serves food in the catering industry. 

This training course will equip you with the knowledge required by Dubai Municipality. Also, it will help you meet their legal requirements. 

Regulatory Compliance
الامتثال للأنظمة والقوانين- الصحة و السلامة

Health and Safety Regulations in the UAE require all food businesses to register their staff for basic food safety and hygiene training to ensure they can apply the skills to maintain excellent hygiene practices. 

Our Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Course with up-to-date food safety regulations, standards, and best practices to implement. Our trainers have expertise in the UAE regulations and based on that they custom-tailored this course.  

By enrolling your staff in this course, you will help your company meet regulatory compliance, ensure that you're employees can fulfill the legal requirements, and will save your company from legal liability. 


Introduction to Food Hygiene and Safety

Food Safety Legislation

Microbiological Hazards

Physical, Chemical and Allergenic Hazards, Food Storage, Food Preparation,

Personal Hygiene, and Food Premises Cleaning and Disinfection

  • Key definitions, and why food safety and hygiene is important.

  • Food hygiene and the law, food safety management systems, employer responsibilities, enforcement of food safety law, legal notices, prosecution, due diligence.

  • Microbiological hazards, food poisoning, bacteria, pathogenic bacteria, food spoilage, damaged packaging, high and low-risk foods, raw foods, controlling bacteria with temperature and time, cross-contamination, food preservation, toxins, viral contamination, preventing microbiological contamination.

  • Physical hazards, types of physical contamination, controlling physical contamination, chemical hazards, acrylamide, scombrotoxic food poisoning, controlling chemical contamination, allergenic hazards, the 14 named food allergens, anaphylactic shock, controlling allergenic contamination, allergen policy, allergen labeling laws, foods prepacked for direct sale, Natasha's Law.

  • Suppliers and deliveries, food labeling, traceability, use by and best before dates, stock rotation, safe food storage, dry food stores, fruit and vegetable storage, chilled food storage, refrigerator temperatures, frozen food storage, freezing, and thawing.

  • Thawing frozen food, cooking and reheating, taking food temperatures, cooling food, hot holding, cold holding, and food service.

  • Food handler responsibilities, hand hygiene, hand washing procedures, protective gloves, further hygiene considerations, protective clothing, first aid kits, wounds, and sores.

  • Why do we clean? Cleaning and disinfection, cleaning schedules, safe cleaning, clean as you go, six stages of cleaning, cleaning food storage areas and chillers, cleaning public areas, food handling equipment, dishwashers.

What are the benefits of taking Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Training?
ماهلي الفوائد المرجوة من التسجيل في تدريب السلامة الغذائية الأساسي؟

Why Choose Al Danah Institute? 
لماذا اختيار معهد الدانة؟

Customer Satisfaction





Quality &






We are proud that most of our previously registered clients benefited a lot from enrolling in our training programs and courses, and the enrollment has helped them a lot in landing new jobs/ shifting from one industry to another smoothly. 

"Al Danah Institute is a one-stop-destination for Health & Safety Training"

Course-Takers, UAE

" Al Danah Institute is our long-term strategic partner, and we depend on them when it comes to health & safety training requirements. "

Head of Thermal Insulations- UAE

Enrollment Benefits
نتائج التعلم

Upon completion of Basic Food Safety and Hygiene Training, you will:

  • Understand your responsibilities, and those of your employer, under UAE food hygiene regulations, and be able to explain the principles of food safety management systems.

  • Identify microbiological, physical, chemical, and allergenic hazards and understand why it’s important to control contamination and how you can control it.

  • Understand safe practices around food storage for different types of food, be able to explain the differences between ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ dates, and know how to carry out the effective stock rotation.

  • Understand how to prepare food safely, including how to thaw, cook, cool, reheat, and hold hot food, as well as how to properly take food temperatures.

  • Be aware of the importance of personal hygiene, how to carry out proper hand-washing procedures, and recognize when it's important to wash your hands.

  • Understand how premises should be designed to reduce hazards and be aware of your responsibilities around cleaning and pest control.

An instructor-led, live virtual classroom-based session where you will benefit from ample opportunity for expert coaching, debriefing, team scenarios, and comprehensive skills testing.

الجمهور المستهدف

  • Chefs/ Their Assistants/ Food Handlers/ Waiters/ Food Hygiene Officers/ Baristas/ Caterers/ Restaurant Managers/ Restaurant Supervisors/ Kitchen Managers/ Kitchen Supervisors/ Food Events Organizers/ Flight Attendants. 

Delivery Options
طريقة تقديم التدريب

  • Physical Training on The Client's Premises


  • Live Virtual Training on Zoom 



Phone#: +971 55 3612780

Note: Please make sure to send the following when requesting a Quotation. 

Company Name, Address, Phone Number, and The Total Number of Participants.

Individuals and companies can go for online training. Please see the schedule below. 


Schedule-Online Training
الجدول- تدريبات الأونلاين القادمة

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