Level 2 Award in Food & Safety in Catering (QCF Accredited)

Dates are available upton request

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification for people working, or planning to work, in the food catering industry. The qualification is also ideal for those who come into contact with food handling areas due to the nature of their work, such as pest control officers and delivery personnel.  Successful candidates will gain a strong understanding of the importance of food safety, including correct food handling practices and measures to reduce the risk of contamination.


Key Topics


  • The importance of food safety

  • Food safety laws

  • Legal responsibilities of food handlers

  • Types of contamination and the associated risks

  • Bacteriology

    • Food poisoning

    • Foodborne illnesses

  • An introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical

  • Control Points (HACCP)

  • Personal hygiene

  • Work flow, work surfaces and equipment

  • Cleaning and disinfection

  • Waste disposal

  • Pest control

  • Safe food handling practices including time and

  • Temperature controls

    • Preparation

    • Cooking & reheating

    • Chilling

    • Cooling

    • Freezing

    • Thawing

    • Hot holding

    • Displaying food

    • Core temperatures

    • Food preservation

    • Storage

  • Stock control procedures


N.B It is government recommendation to re-take this course at least every 3 years due to course content and legislation changes.

  • Price: £95.00
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Start Time: 9.30am
  • End Time: 4.00pm

Dates available upon request.