Food Safety Training for Corporate Flight Attendants

Food Safety Training for Corporate Flight Attendants

If you’re a Flight Attendant working in corporate aviation or a member of personal staff working onboard your principles private aircraft, then you will be involved in many aspects of the catering on a regular basis. It is vital to ensure that you are trained to handle and prepare food safely and are knowledgeable about your extended responsibilities as a food handler.  Our regulated food safety program will give you the vital training and resources you require to demonstrate a complete commitment to passenger safety.  It will also provide you with an accredited food safety qualification from HABC a leading awarding body whose qualifications are recognised in over 100 countries.

Click here to read more information about Corporate Flight Trainings Food Safety program, and why it is an important step in the evolvement of safety training in aviation.

Food Safety Training for Corporate Flight Attendants

Course Locations and Dates

CFT Centre
Tuesday 02/11/2018 09.00 - 17.30
CFT Centre
Tuesday 28/08/2018 09.00 - 17.30

Who is the course for?

This training program is aimed at Flight Attendants, personal staff who undertake airborne duties on their principles aircaft and pilots working in private aviation.  Food safety is a major issue for anybody working or involved in food handling activities.  An incident of food poisoning or a severe reaction to a food allergen onboard an aircraft could be a very costly safety issue, and seriously damaging to the reputation of the aircraft operator.   Corporate Flight Attendants have extended responsibilities as food handlers and are involved in many aspects of the on-board catering.

Food hygiene Training for Flight attendants

Course Objectives

The food safety program delivers thorough training and guidance on food safety and hygiene principles.  It also addresses the limitations of working in a corporate aviation environment and the specific challenges that Flight Attendants working in the sector face in their daily operations.  The food safety program provides Flight Attendants with the training, knowledge and certification to safely maintain such a vital responsibility and a complete understanding of their extended responsibilities as a food hander.

The training program consists of a number of E-learning modules completed prior to an in-depth one day training session. Candidates must complete the E-learning in order to prepare for the course.   The program runs in London but can be delivered at client locations worldwide upon request.

Additional Information

The course was developed specifically for the unique corporate aviation environment.  It is the first training program of its kind available within Europe and the EMEA regions. It delivers a recognised food safety qualification in-line with food safety legislation and standards within the EU.  Any valid food safety training delivered to Flight Attendants located in these regions must comply fully with EU regulations and standards.   Only valid food safety qualifications can be delivered by an approved food safety training organisiation and by taking an invigilated examination.

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) is an internationally recognised awarding body offering qualifications and support materials in over 100 countries. They were instrumental in the development of the Person in Charge (PIC) role with the Dubai Municipality for Food Safety Training, which is now a legal requirement.   HABC is regulated by OFqual, the Welsh Government, CCEA and SQA. Corporate Flight Training is an accredited HABC training centre. HABC Food Safety qualifications are widely recognised worldwide.


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Course Syllabus

The course covers some of the following subjects:

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • The Flight Attendant as a food handler
  • Food Safety law and regulations for aviation
  • Contamination hazards and control
  • Allergens and food allergies 
  • Time and temperature control
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food Borne Illness
  • Food Borne Disease
  • Food Borne Viruses
  • The sanitation of water and ice
  • HACCP and introduction to Food Safety Management Systems
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Effective cleaning and disinfection
  • Safe transportation of catering
  • Ordering catering best practice
  • Audit of suppliers
  • Ordering catering from restaurants and hotels 
  • Destination considerations
  • Equipment for aviation and suppliers
  • Safe food preparation – on the ground and in the air
  • Working with underequipped aircraft galleys.
Food hygiene Training Corporate Flight Attendants

Course Cost

The course costs £250.00 GBP; this includes the food safety manual, examination, certification, lunch and refreshments.

Course Enrolment - Online Booking

Book a place on this training course using the online booking form or contact Corporate Flight Training for further information.



Food hygiene Training Corporate Flight Attendants