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Cleaning in the Food Industry: Online Cleaning Course

A clean area for food production and sale is a standard required throughout the world.

The importance of effective cleaning, cannot be over emphasised and it forms one of the pre-requsites for any HACCP system.

"Housekeeping and cleaning systems shall be in place which ensures appropriate standards of hygiene are maintained at all times and the risk of product contamination is minimised" – BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

Good cleaning systems will:

  • Help prevent contamination and cross-contamination.
  • Reduce the risk of food poisoning and food spoilage.
  • Reduce customer complaints.
  • Encourage business and lift staff morale.
  • Reduce maintenance costs.
  • Reduce the risk from audits and inspections.
  • Help increase profits.

Here are some of the reasons our cleaning in the food industry training is one of the best in the industry.

  • Online learning, train at your own pace
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course approximately 1 - 1.5 hours
  • Unlimited FREE Resits Available

Ready to gain your Hygiene Certificate in Cleaning in the Food industry?

Who should take this online cleaning in the food industry course?

This online cleaning course is aimed at everyone in the food industry who cleans, either at their own work area or those who are dedicated cleaners. Cleaning is a science and is not easy, if it is to be effective. Everyone who ever cleans needs to understand the principles behind cleaning science and the cleaning procedures needed to be effective.


Our Cleaning in the Food Industry is a CPD Accredited course, allowing us to provide the most up to date and industry recognised course.

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

How long does a Cleaning in the Food Industry Certficate last?
A Food Hygiene Certificate does not have an expiry date, however we advise you to refresh your knowledge every 3 years. This ensures you keep up to date with the latest food safety and hygiene legislation.

Environmental Health Officer Approved

Our Online Cleaning Course in the Food Industry has been approved by Environmental Health Officers with its content developed in accordance to their guidelines, which means you can be sure you’re receiving the right training for your role.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Certified Course

All of Train4Food courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted CPD guidelines .

This online cleaning course provides 1 point towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 1 - 1.5 hours. However the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.

If you don’t pass the assessment first time there is no need to worry. We offer you unlimited FREE resists to make sure that you pass and get your certificate in cleaning in the food industry, stress free.

Course content overview

This course looks at the importance of safe and effective cleaning within the food industry to maintain the health of the worker and consumer. It looks at the science of cleaning, the role it plays within the food industry, and some of the standard cleaning methods.

Course Overview

Course Aims

Once the learner has completed the course they will:

  • Know how to clean safely and effectively within the food industry
  • Know the different methods used for cleaning
  • Identify different cleaning chemicals and how to use them correctly
  • Identify why ‘Clean in Place’ and ‘Clean as You Go’ is important
  • Know what CoSHH is and it’s important within cleaning
  • Understand the importance of safety data sheets and cleaning schedules
  • Understand the main risks and hazards associated with cleaning in the food industry
  • Know the ‘six-stage cleaning procedures’


If you're looking to train a team of 10 or more than we are happy to provide a range of discounts.

  • 10% discount 10+ Courses
  • 20% discount 50+ Courses
  • 30% discount 100+ Courses
  • 40% discount 250+ Courses
  • 50% discount 500+ Courses

Contact our support team on 01482 886 712 who will be happy to assist you.

Cleaning in the Food Industry: Online Cleaning Course
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