Food Hygiene - basic course

Senast ändrad: 14 mars 2024
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This is an introductory course in food hygiene, intended for those who handle foodstuffs, as suggested by the Swedish National Food Administration (report 8, 2006). The web based course comprises approximately eight hours and ends with a final quiz.

This course is aimed at anyone who handles unpackaged or refrigeration and freezer dependent foods, as suggested by the Swedish National Food Administration (report 8, 2006). The course, which is estimated to eight hours of study, is completed with an interactive final exam.

Course content

  • Microbiology
  • Food poisoning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • In-house inspection incl HACCP
  • Statutes

Course structure

This is an independent course. It consists of individual work via the Internet, and is concluded with a final quiz. The course content is based on real cases in different food environments, and theory sections are alternated with quizzes.

Course description

Who is the course intended for?

This is a basic level course for all employees at the food company. Also, it is a suitable foundation for those who are to be further educated on HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points). 

How much is it, and how do I register?

The course fee is 2 000 SEK/person (excl. VAT).

This includes three attempts at the final quiz. It is possible to register for a new final quiz and get three new attempts, if needed, which costs 750 SEK (excl. VAT). Send an email to to register for a new final quiz.


Maria Lingaas, Utbildningsledare
SLU Meny, SLU RådNu
0511-670 22

Anna-Karin Johnson, Kommunikatör
SLU Meny, Lärosätenas klimatnätverk
0511-671 93, 0703-59 71 93