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Food Safety

Food Safety


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Course Rationale

As safari lodges gain popularity as vacation destinations, ensuring guest safety and health becomes paramount. Food consumption is integral to any vacation experience, underscoring the importance of adhering to safety and hygiene protocols in food preparation, storage, and service. This course is designed to equip safari lodge staff and management with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain the highest standards of food safety and hygiene. By prioritizing these aspects, lodges can guarantee that all guests have an enjoyable and safe experience during their stay.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and Explain the Importance of Food Safety 
  • Demonstrate Proficiency in Personal Hygiene Practices 
  • Implement Effective Food Storage Protocols 
  • Differentiate Between Cleaning and Sanitising 
  • Apply Safe Food Handling Techniques 
  • Engage in Effective Pest Control Measures 
  • Understand Basic Microbiology in the Context of Food Safety


Topics Covered

  • Personal hygiene in food safety
  • Cleaning, sanitation, and pest control
  • Food safety with procurement, storing, preparing, cooking and serving
  • Microbiology, compliance, and energy protocols


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Confidently communicate the importance of food safety to colleagues and guests. 
  • Consistently adhere to top-tier personal hygiene standards when interacting with food. 
  • Efficiently store foods in a manner that preserves their quality and ensures their safety. 
  • Clearly distinguish between cleaning and sanitising, using appropriate agents and techniques for each. 
  • Handle foods with an acute awareness of contamination risks, employing techniques that minimise these risks. 
  • Strategically implement pest control measures to maintain a pest-free environment. 
  • Use their understanding of microbiology to make informed decisions about food storage, preparation, and serving, minimizing risks to guests.