Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering- health and safety training
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Health & Safety Training Course

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

(previously Basic Food Hygiene)



This Royal Society for the Promotion of Health qualification covers the basic principles of food hygiene and is valuable as a free-standing qualification or as an addition for people following other training programmes.


Length of Course

One day


Who Should Attend

The course is useful for anybody who handles food, including the general public, and is particularly suitable for those working in kitchens or undertaking front-line duties in preparing, processing or retailing food. The emphasis of this qualification is placed on the correct handling of ‘high risk’ food.

This course is for individuals or for an organisation.


Entry Qualifications



Course Content

At the end of the course, the student will have a knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. This is important in understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.


Method of Assessment

A multiple-choice test comprising 30 short answer questions must be successfully completed by the student at the end of the course in order to obtain the Certificate.


What's Next?

Are you are interested in continuing training in this subject?

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