Food personnel; registration for instruction in accordance with the Infection Protection Act
If you are working or being employed in the food sector for the first time, you will need a certificate from the public health department confirming that you have been instructed in infection protection.
Important instructions for service providers
- Wenn Sie eine gewerbsmäßige Tätigkeit ausüben, an die besondere lebensmittelhygienische Anforderungen gestellt werden, müssen Sie und alle betroffenen Mitarbeiter vor Beginn der Tätigkeit durch das Gesundheitsamt belehrt werden.
You start certain activities professionally or commercially in which you produce, handle or place food on the market or come into contact with it, for example, or you are employed in kitchens in restaurants and other establishments.
If you are taking part in an online training course, you will generally need a
- PC, notebook, tablet or smartphone
- a stable internet connection
- valid official identification documents with photo (from the age of 16)
- activated camera or ID card with online ID function (or Smart eID or BayernID registration in future)
- Current account, credit card or online payment method
You must register for the instruction in accordance with the Infection Protection Act with the responsible health authority.
If you take part in an online course: After a short online test following the online instruction, you can download the certificate for instruction in accordance with Section 43 (1) of the Infection Protection Act if you pass the test, or the certificate will be sent to you electronically.
You must attend the briefing before starting work/employment.
Valid official identification documents with photo (from the age of 16) or ID card with online ID function
Identification must be made by means of an ID document or by means of an appropriate equivalent (e.g. a BayernID registration or Smart-eID).
Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Gesundheit, Pflege und Prävention
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