Food Hygiene - basic course

Last changed: 03 January 2024

Food hygiene - basic course is a basic education in food hygiene, as suggested by the Swedish National Food Administration, report 8, 2006.

This web based course is estimated to eight hours studies and 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.

Who is the course intended for?

This is a basic course that suits 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, Education manager
SLU Meny
0511-670 22

Anna-Karin Johnson, Communicator
SLU Meny
0511-671 93