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Level 2 Award In Food Safety in Catering


The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a nationally recognised qualification accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. The course incorporates fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers.


Food technology teachers, technicians of food technology and other staff from primary or secondary schools who handle food generally on school premises, supervise at lunchtime or as a teaching assistant.


  • To provide delegates with a knowledge of the basic principles of food hygiene
  • To provide knowledge on how to prepare food that is safe to eat


  • Know how on food poisoning.
  • Understand basic microbiology related to food.
  • Know how food can be contaminated and how to prevent it.
  • Understand the importance of temperature control in food safety.
  • Know the key temperatures and requirements related to chilling, freezing,cooking, hot holding and cooling.
  • Understand the different forms of cleaning and disinfection.
  • Know the signs of pest infestation and how to prevent problems.
  • Be aware of the mail food safety law requirements.

NB: All candidates must bring with them photographic evidence in order to sit the exam at the end of the course. The following are acceptable forms of I.D:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Student union card
  • Work pass
  • Age 'prove it' card for 18 to 21 years

If you have difficulties in understanding English please telephone us before booking.

It is recommended by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health to attend update training every 3 years.

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