Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

 Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers


We have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. New qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs. In line with this demand, the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering has been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering industry. The course is particularly suitable for those in the childcare sector.

Outline programme

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Ofsted requirements
  • Qualification information

Designed for: All food handlers including childcare practitioners

Course duration: 6 hours minimum

Assessment method: 30 multiple choice questions

QCA Accredited: Yes

Level: New Level 2

Suggested progression on completion:  Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety

Priced £39 per person plus VAT (based on a minimum of 10 candidates)


‘In House’ courses can be offered.

Prices £390 plus VAT for up to 10 delegates

Course Dates & Locations

UK wide safety training courses

Courses available in:

  • Cannock
  • Newcastle Under Lyme
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • London
  • Uttoxeter
  • Stoke On Trent

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