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safefood for life

safefood for life is an e-learning food hygiene course for secondary school and youthreach students studying home economics or catering. It is made up of ten 45-minute lessons about food hygiene covering 9 topics from handling and preparing food to allergens and food hypersensitivity.


Lesson Plans

Online Exam

The safefood for life programme prepares students for an online exam to achieve a certificate in food hygiene endorsed by the Environmental Health Association of Ireland. The certificate is valid for five years. To register your school for the online exam please go to The cost of the online exam is 15 euro per student payable to The Environmental Health Association of Ireland.

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