Level 2 Food Safety for Catering

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering

Course Content

The aim of the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic food safety practices that is essential in the catering industry.

This includes the hazards and risks to food safety presented by food operations and personnel together with cost-effective, practical control measures.

The qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in catering. It is also appropriate for persons providing services to catering premises including pest control operators, maintenance engineers, cleaners, laundry and delivery personnel.

The achievement of the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification will enable learners to identify how to make changes to catering practices in order to improve the safety of catering services.

The Ofqual approved Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification has been developed specifically for insertion onto the Qualifications and Credit Framework with full support from People 1st, the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism.

It is therefore fully cognisant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognized by Environmental Health Practitioners, Auditors and other Enforcement Officers.

Syllabus
  • How individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety
  • The importance of keeping clean and hygienic
  • The importance of keeping the work areas clean and hygienic
  • The importance of keeping food safe

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a qualification aimed at caterers and other food handlers. The qualification is intended for learners already working in catering and those who are preparing to work in the industry.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

e-Learning course available

This course is also available as e-Learning - see Food Safety Level 2 e-Learning Course.

Course Length

1 day

Assessment

Multiple Choice Exam.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Pricing

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