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Level 2 | Food Safety in Catering Course

The Level 2 Food Safety in Catering Course is often chosen by food business operators to comply in part with their legal obligation to provide appropriate supervision, information and training to their food handlers.

It replaces the former Basic Food Hygiene course and trains people in the basics of hygienic food handling.

Upon completion, you will have the knowledge to work in an environment that involves food and conduct your behaviour in a way that is conducive to hygienic food production.

Course Length
This course comprises of 12 levels and should take you approximately 3-4 hours to complete.

Once enrolled, you will then have 30 days to complete the course. You can dip in and out of the training to suit your time allowance, however this must be within the 30 days from the date of enrolment.

Course Content

  • The course consists of the following levels:
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Under the Microscope
  • The Law and Food Safety Management
  • Preventing Food Poisoning
  • Safe Purchase, Delivery and Storage
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Premises and Equipment
  • Pest Control
  • Food Safety Management

Who is suitable for the course?
This course is suitable for any person who is involved with the handling of food and food production.

This could include, but is not limited to chefs, food handlers or kitchen porters.

Next Progression
The next step is to take our Level 3 Managing Food Safety course.

Certificate Length
Based on best codes of practice for food hygiene certificate renewals, you will be issued with a CPD accredited 3-year certificate.