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Understanding E. coli (CIEH) Course

Understanding E. coli (CIEH)
Individual cost: Price: £34.80(including 20 % tax)


Understand the serious dangers of E.coli and how you can prevent its spread in the workplace and beyond.

Understanding E. coli (CIEH)

The 0157 strain of E.coli is an extremely dangerous type of bacteria. An E.coli outbreak can have several effects on people, including severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhoea and even – in the case of the young, sick or elderly – death.

Preventing the spread of E.coli is an essential for any business, particularly those within the food industry. Taking the correct care to implement systems to prevent the spread of this bacteria and giving the correct training to staff is essential.

Severe outbreaks of E.coli in the past have had huge effects on companies, including financial losses, loss of sales and reputation and staff redundancies.

This course is essential for supervisors establishing workplace systems, all workers involved with food at any stage, all healthcare workers and anyone within a school or educational environment.

Course Content

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • What E.coli Is
  • How an Individual Can Become Infected
  • How to Prevent the E.coli Bacteria from Harming Individuals
  • The Implications of Food Safety on E.coli
  • The Importance of Personal Hygiene
  • The Necessity for Clean Premises
  • The Requirements for Good Safe Food Handling Systems



Upon completing this course you must complete a 20 question, multiple-choice exam. A pass mark of 75% is required to achieve the certificate.

Certificate Awarded

Upon completion of this course you will receive a CIEH Certificate in Understanding E. coli. This certificate can be printed from your PC or alternatively emailed to another PC.


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Course Details

Course Details: ELearning
Length in Minutes    180 minutes
Language    English
Number of Modules    1
Qualification CIEH Accredited
Course Prerequisites   
Browser Compatibility    All Browsers
Android Compatible    2.2 and higher
iPad Compatible    Yes
iPhone Compatible    Yes
PC Compatible    Yes
Licence Period    6 Months

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