Food hygiene training

Coronavirus COVID-19: food hygiene courses are postponed until further notice. Refunds will be issued for courses already paid for. 


Food hygiene training is crucial to the safe operation of a food business whether you are a small corner shop or a large catering premises.

The training of food handlers is a consideration of the National Food Hygiene Rating assessment.  

COVID-19: our food hygiene training courses are postponed until further notice

Training courses

Newport City Council food safety team provides Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Foundation Level food hygiene training (old Level 2) for food businesses across south east Wales, a standard level of training for anyone who works in a food business.   

Training courses cost £50 per person and take place at Newport Civic Centre. 

At least 10 people must book in order for the course to run.  


The course lasts around six hours and you will be trained by environmental health staff, receive course material and a certificate on completion of the short multi-choice test at the end. 

Please note courses must be paid for in advance

CIEH Level 3 / Intermediate Level Food Hygiene training

We can provide the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Intermediate Level food hygiene training (old Level 3) for food businesses across south east Wales.

The course takes place over three days (15 hours) and costs £275 per person.

Please email for further information and the dates of the next courses.

Hosting a training event

We can provide training at your venue if you have a large number of staff to be trained and have the necessary facilities. 

For large groups there may be a discounted rate.

Contact

Email the food safety team at [email protected] with any queries.