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Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Care Certificate Standard 8 (Fluids, Nutrition and Food Safety) training course for front-line healthcare and social care support workers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).
Food hygiene refers to the conditions and measures necessary to ensure the safety of food from production to consumption. Food can become contaminated at any point during slaughtering or harvesting, processing, storage, distribution, transportation and preparation.
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes several routines that should be followed to avoid potential health hazards.
This online Care Certificate Standard 8 (Fluids, Nutrition and Food Safety) training course covers the following:
The online Care Certificate Standard 8 (Fluids, Nutrition and Food Safety) training course was developed for new healthcare and social care staff as part of their workplace induction.
The primary audience of the Care Certificate is Healthcare Support Workers or Adult Social Care Workers. It is also suitable for existing health and social care staff who do not hold recognised qualifications.
Clinical support roles
The Care Certificate Standard 8 is suitable for those giving support to clinical roles in the NHS and other healthcare settings where there is any direct contact with patients, including:
Adult social care workers
The Care Certificate Standard 8 is also suitable for those giving support in community settings, including:
The Care Certificate Standard 8 is also suitable for other social care roles include:
The aims of this online Care Certificate Standard 8 (Fluids, Nutrition and Food Safety) training course are to:
On completion of this online Care Certificate Standard 8 (Fluids, Nutrition and Food Safety) training course, the learner will be able to:
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✓ In the case of organisations that order multiple licences for future use, the countdown will start when learners are allocated to the training course(s)
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✓ On successful completion, download, print/save quality-assured CPD certificate
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To enrol on this e-learning course, please add the course to your basket. From there, you will be redirected to our secure checkout page to complete your booking.
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Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email with a receipt. Immediately after purchase, you will receive an email with further instructions and unique login credentials to access your learner account. Next, you will need to follow the instructions and login to your learner account.
Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.
Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.
These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.
There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.
Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.
Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.
To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.
Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.
We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.
Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablets and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.
For the best possible experience, we recommend that learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure no updates are pending on your browser.
There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.
The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.