Achieving a Five Star Food Hygiene Rating

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Course Description

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) is one of the most common signs in restaurant, takeaway and café windows and is one of the best ways a customer can judge the cleanliness and quality of the establishment. This course will give learners the knowledge and skills to obtain a five-star food hygiene rating and explains why it is such an important issue for any food business regardless of industry.

This course contains in-depth knowledge on the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme and how inspectors calculate scores.

This training course will also address the benefits and opportunities a high food hygiene rating score can have for businesses.

This course also provides learners with key resources to help them prepare for inspection and improving their business’s food hygiene.
The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme is one of the most important factors for all businesses that work in the food industry, regardless of sector.

This course aims to give learners the knowledge they need to obtain a five-star Food Hygiene Rating and how they can apply it to their own business.

This course also comes with a number of resources allowing users to continue their learning after successfully completing this online training course.


  • Understand the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) and how inspectors calculate a business’s score
  • Benefits of a strong Food Hygiene Rating score
  • The key areas which can impact a business’s score
  • How to achieve a five-star Food Hygiene Rating

Who Should take this course
This course is suitable for anyone working within a food premise including hotels, restaurants, takeaways, cafes, bars, supermarkets, hospitals and care homes.

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme is enforced in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, meaning only food premises in these areas should take this training.

Test and certification
At the end of the course, learners will be required to answer 15 multiple choice questions to assess their understanding of the course. A 75% pass mark is needed and there’ll be six attempts to achieve this at no extra cost. 

Course duration
This course should take around 30 minutes to complete, but this depends entirely on how quickly each individual learns and absorbs the study material.

As the course is self-paced and progress is recorded throughout, learners can complete the training in stages.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Entry requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

£20.00 + VAT

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