Food Safety Training and Certification in Nigeria

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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.

2  Days

Time: 10 am – 3 pm daily. Training frame is ergonomically friendly to make your training experience wholesome. We make learning easy and impactful.

Yes! The Food safety, hygiene and handling training course can be done online from the comfort of your home or office at your own pace and time. Comprehensive training materials and resources will be provided for you. 

Weekend classes are also scheduled from time to time to fit your busy weekday schedule.

N45,000 (Classroom Training) 

N40,000 (Online Self-study Training) 

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

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


Before the training starts, the facilitator shares the training objective, so at the end of the training, your understanding and knowledge of the course content will be assessed. 

The examination is a combination of multiple choice questions and practical assessment. To ensure your success, we have refresher quizzes and additional materials available for you.

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.

We deliver training nation-wide with varieties of training options regardless of distance and schedule. 

Budget Friendly and Flexible Payment Plan:

We offer you the convenience of paying in installments as you train with us. You can spread your payment until your exams.

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 Highly Qualified 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.

1. Fill the registration form to register. You can Register here

2. Pay the course fee by bank deposit, transfer or cheque in favour of: 

Absolute HSE Co. LTD; United Bank for Africa (UBA): 1024243451 

3. Send proof of payment and form to [email protected] or via whatsapp 0912-913-3030.

The food safety training is an in-demand course and enrollment to this course is based on reservation. We urge you to register ahead to secure your schedule.

You can also take the course online at your convenience. You can see details about our online mode of training here

Upon successful completion of the food safety, hygiene and handling course you will be awarded a globally accepted certificate by the world safety organisation (WSO) with a global seal of recognition.

The world Safety Organisation holds a special consultative status to the united nations ECOSOC and all training programs/courses is in compliance with ICAC (international Certification Accreditation Council). 

Organisations or companies that opt for the corporate training get awarded an endorsed certificate record of corporate training (attestation certificate) from HSE Training And Certification Institute at no extra cost.