Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Taught in a Setting of your Choice.

This certificated course in Food Safety is essential for caregivers, child-carers, child minders, nannies, volunteers and anyone who handles food in the workplace.


The importance of food safety in a setting where food is cooked, prepared or handled is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures, and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.  If you wish to work in an environment where you will be handling food this course meets food industry requirements and all aspects of food safety.

£400 for up to 8 students

£25 per person for each additional students up to a maximum of 16

Successful candidates will be awarded the nationally recognised FAA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

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Previously known as the Basic Food Hygiene Course, it is delivered in a classroom setting and will be of particular value for people who work or wish to work in a catering setting, or handle and prepare food in a school, nursery, restaurant, cafe, community centre, care home or a family home

Successful candidates will be awarded the nationally recognised Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering accredited by Qualification Network.

QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Learning outcomes

Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • Outline employers and employee’s duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated

Course Duration

1 day course  9am-4pm or hours agreed with trainer

Course contents

  • The importance of food safety legislation
  • An understanding of basic microbiology
  • The importance of personal hygiene
  • Ways of preventing food poisoning
  • How to keep food area’s clean and hygienic
  • Keeping food safe using appropriate food storage and handling
  • The importance of pest control
  • How individuals can take responsibility for food safety
  • Design and construction of premises and equipment HACCP (Compulsory Food Management Systems)


You will be assessed throughout the day and undertake a multiple choice test.

Riverside Cares recognises that individual students needs are best met by a flexible approach to learning.


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