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Managing Disinfection and Hygiene Online Course

Managing Disinfection and Hygiene cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 90 Minutes

The Managing Disinfection and Hygiene training course will provide the learner with the knowledge of establishing effect food safety systems.

Cleaning will remove dirt and grease from a surface but cleaning alone will not kill all the bacteria present. Disinfection is the reduction of micro-organisms to a safe level.

  • Instant digital certificate on completion
  • CPD Accredited Course
  • 90 Minutes

Effective cleaning, disinfection and hygiene systems must be in place in the food industry. Clean, safe food cannot be handled or produced in dirty surroundings.

Dirt, in food manufacturing premises, kitchens and food retailers will form a breeding ground for micro-organisms, the general term for the millions of microscopic living cells which inhabit every part of our world.

Micro-organisms include:

  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Moulds
  • Parasites

Normally, cleaning is the first process, which will remove many of the micro-organisms which are present in the grease and accumulated dirt that is a bi-product of our lifestyles and our food manufacturing and preparation. Residues of bacteria are left and the second process, disinfection usually occurs on previously cleaned surfaces, when the aim is to further reduce the bacteria to manageable levels which will not cause illness or food spoilage.

Sterilisation, also covered in this course, aims to kill all micro-organisms. Thorough cleaning and disinfection must be achieved in many of our processes. In most cases, verification of cleanliness is a requirement of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) systems, and to achieve this, managers need a thorough understanding of the procedures that must be established to achieve the necessary standards. This course is intended for managers and supervisors, to enable them to have the understanding to set up systems and comply with the law.

Who is this online Managing Disinfection and Hygiene course for?

This online course is designed specifically for managers, supervisors and those responsible for the safe production and handling of food in the food-producing environment.

Course aim

This course aims to give those responsible for safe food hygiene practices and systems, a high level of knowledge required for the safe production and handling of food.

It is designed to enable managers, supervisors and those responsible for establishing systems ensuring the HACCP pre-requisites for cleaning and disinfection is effective.

Managing Disinfection & Hygiene Course content

This online course covers the following modules:

  • Module 1 - The Importance of Cleaning, Disinfection in the Food Industry
    • Bacterial growth
    • Controlling bacterial growth
    • Types of bacteria
    • Pathogenic bacteria
    • High-risk foods
    • Cleaning in food businesses
    • Types of Energy
    • Colour coding
    • Cleaning equipment
    • Responsibilities for cleaning
    • Cleaning schedules
  • Module 2 - Types of Cleaning, Chemicals, Disinfectants, Hazards and Symbols
    • Types of cleaning chemicals and disinfectants
    • Hand sanitisation
    • Cleaning and allergen control
    • Types of allergens
    • Risk assessments
    • PPE
    • Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations
    • Hazard symbols – CHIP and GHS

Course duration

This course should take you approximately 90 minutes to complete, but ultimately this is dependent on you as the learner.


The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark (23 or above) to obtain the certificate.

Managing Disinfection & Hygiene Certification

CPD Certified

On successful completion of the assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their online Managing Disinfection and Hygiene certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate.

This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.

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Managing Disinfection and Hygiene cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 90 Minutes

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