Food hygiene when following a recipe

Challenge reference: 6146

Notional learning hours  20
Level Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to know and follow basic kitchen hygiene and safety procedures, while following a basic recipe to cook a meal and to clean up effectivity afterwards.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Know about food safety and hygienes procedures within the kitchen.  

  2. Use hygiene and cooking skills when following a recipe. 

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Explain why it is important to wash hands throughout the cooking process and the steps to washing your hands
    • Identify hygiene rules within the kitchen and why it is important to follow them
    • Identify at least three possible dangers within the kitchen and what do to if they occur
    • Identify how to store food correctly in the fridge and freezer
    • Select a recipe and make an amendment; eg substituting an ingredient
    • Use cooking skills and demonstrate safe use of equipment when following a recipe
    • Cook a recipe at least three times, showing more independence each time
    • Demonstrate an understanding of food safety and hygiene when following a recipe 
    • Demonstrate use of understanding of correct cleaning methods for equipment and kitchen areas
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