"when quality matters"

Food Safety and Food Hygiene at

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This course has replaced the Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene (Basic Food Hygiene) and is designed to give all food handlers an appreciation of good hygiene practice.

Who should attend

  • Anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked and served.
  • Example environments include pubs, hotels, fast-food outlets, child-minders, residential homes, nursing homes, schools, pre-schools and nursery schools.

Course syllabus

  • Legislation
  • Temperature control
  • Food safety hazards
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold handling
  • Cooking, hot-handling and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Cleaning
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Personal hygiene

Course duration

  • 1 day

Course dates

  • Closed courses can be held at your site for your group of up to 12 students at times and date to suit you


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