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E-learning courses for food hygiene.

With the advance of technology and a greater expectation of access and flexibility the role of e-learning has become vital in many business sectors and many training facilitators like Food Alert offer these courses as a cost effective measure for businesses.

The material is rolled out digitally via a learning management system, often abbreviated to L.M.S.  These online training courses have tailor made software and use web access. Almost everyone is familiar with online facilities and the systems are normally very easy to follow.

Without getting technical, the learning management system is the framework which the training process adheres to and the technology is responsive, it will resize itself so the viewing experience isn’t compromised whether the e-learner is on their smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Any work carried out on one device will be visible and adaptable on any other device. E-learning courses provide students with maximum freedom and functionality. L.M.S. delivers the essential information in a secure way.

If you’re wondering where the personal tutor access comes from this is, again, via the L.M.S. which provides the food hygiene course supervisors with real time data, makes progress checks and analyses data.

The student is not left on their own in the technology wilderness, the tutor will be able to see how the work is progressing and they will communicate!

Blended learning is a mixture of online and face to face training.

Course material can be updated as per industry and legislative changes and quickly rolled out online, globally if necessary. Several food hygiene courses carry a recommendation that the course is completed again in the future, frequently in three year cycles. If a student took their last CIEH level 1, 2 or 3 Food Safety course using traditional methods a few years ago they should find it even easier to study with the online training courses.

A L.M.S. can be used in these food hygiene training areas:


Performance management.


Collaborative learning.

Resource management training.

Continual professional education.

Career path planning e.g. Food Safety has level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications to pass.

What are the benefits to the employer?

The L.M.S. sets deadlines and reminds students about them.

It aids staff retention.

Productivity is optimised.

Overheads are reduced.

M.S. is cloud technology compatible.

Study can take place on a device at anytime, anywhere.

There are no hotel/travel cost implications.

E-learning courses are increasing in popularity. Global enterprises like the United Nations use this technology to deliver online training courses. We urge you to use this effective learning tool which is being widely adopted in health and safety and food hygiene areas to reinforce your knowledge. It’s efficient and cost effective.

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