This Food Safety, Hygiene and Handling training course has been expertly developed in accordance to WHO standards and is aimed at creating awareness and knowledge in food workers and others involved in providing services to the food industry of the importance of good food safety, hygiene and handling practices.

Contents of this course are aimed at enabling food workers see and understand where issues could emerge in the food chain - preparation, handling, storage, distribution, or processing of food. If these issues are not controlled, could create a risk of food poisoning, threat to public health and subsequent damage to the food business. 

This course is essential for all employees new to the food industry and also suitable as a refresher course for existing food workers.

3 Days 

Time: 10 am - 2 pm daily. Training frame is ergonomically friendly to make your training experience wholesome. We make learning easy and impactful.

Classes are scheduled weekly for a new batch all year round. Feel free to communicate with us and we will align you with our scheduled classes.


Yes! Available to those unable to attend classroom training is the online self-study training mode and the instructor led online (Zoom) training mode options.


Unit 1

Food Hygiene  & Food Contamination

Understand the importance of Food Hygiene and recognise the food hazards

  • Microbiological, Physical Chemical and Food Allergens
  • Physical, chemical, microbial contamination of food, possible sources of these contamination including how they enter during the food chain from internal and external sources.

Unit 2

Personal Hygiene

Personal Hygiene requirement for food workers.

Demonstrate and maintain high standards of personal hygiene and hand hygiene

Unit 3

Pest & Waste Control

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Maintaining work areas and waste management procedures

Design and layout of food facility to prevent pest harbourage

Unit 4


Importance of good cleaning procedure and good housekeeping.

Use of cleaning chemicals and equipment

Good cleaning procedure

Unit 5


Introduction to the Food Safety Management System 

Unit 6

Food Delivery

Delivery Hazard Analysis and Control

Proper reception, handling and storage of food in the food premises

Unit 7

Food Storage

Storage Hazard Analysis and Control.

Use of Plastic in food handling & storage and risks management.

Unit 8

Food Processing

Preparation, Cooking, Cooling, Reheating, Holding and Service Controls

N40,000 (Classroom Training) 

N33,000 (Online Self-study Training) 

N43,000 (Instructor-led Online Training)

Course fee takes care of everything about your registration, training, instructional materials, assessment, certification, (daily lunch for classroom mode of training).

There is no formal entry requirement for this course.

We deliver training nation-wide as we provide varieties of training options regardless of distance and schedule. 

Lagos Training Center: 2nd Floor, Suite 315, 117  Shasha Road Road, Beside Mobil Filling Station, Akowonjo, Lagos.

Abuja Training Center: 2nd Floor, Othni Plaza, Nouakchott Street, Wuse Zone 1 by NDE Office, Abuja.

Budget Friendly and Flexible Payment Plan:

We offer you the convenience of paying in installments as you train with us.

We Are Internationally and Locally Accredited:

Absolute HSE Co. Ltd (HSE Training And Certification Institute)  is accredited by the World Safety Organisation (Special Consultative Status To The United Nations ECOSOC) in compliance with ISO/IEC 17024:2012 and International Accrediting Commission For Safety and Environmental Education Training (IACSEET). Certificates issued are recognised and accepted world-wide and ranks well amongst other safety certifications.

Excellent, Experienced and Dedicated Course Instructors: 

Our instructors fundamentally possess solid educational background, experience and teaching skills (plus continuing professional development) in the area of training they specialise in and are trained life coaches. Our instructors employ the best training method to ensure easy understanding and an enjoyable training session for you. 

Guidance and Access To Job/Internship Opportunities:

We will guide you throughout and even after the training to explore this fulfilling career path.