Food Safety in Catering CIEH Level 2 Award
This qualification replaces the CIEH Basic Food Hygiene.
Food Hygiene regulations require all food handlers to be
supervised and instructed and/or trained in food hygiene matters.
This course is suitable for anyone working in a catering or
hospitality setting where food is stored, prepared, cooked and
served. Typical environments may include:
- Contract catering
- Fast-food outlets
- Care and nursing homes
- Armed forces
The course includes:
Food safety hazards
Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
Cooking, hot holding and reheating
Principles of safe food storage
Food premises and equipment
Employees who handle food will gain a firm grasp of the
importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques
and procedures involved.
They will have the confidence and expertise to deliver quality
food safely to customers. This qualification needs updating at
least every 3 years.
An interest in handling food hygienically and safely for
customers is required for this course. Candidates are required to
bring Photo ID in order that they may take the exam. This can
either be a Passport or a Driving Licence.
Course Progression Routes
- Intermediate Hygiene
- Advanced Hygiene
- All kitchen and restaurant NVQ’s from Entry Level to Level
Course Career Prospects
This award will improve employment opportunities in catering or
hospitality settings including restaurants, schools, hospitals,
care and nursing homes. Food hygiene regulations require that all
food handlers should be trained in food hygiene.
If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.
How to Apply
To apply for this course, click here to
download an application form. Completed forms should be
returned to Centralised Admissions, Learner Services,
Doncaster College, FREEPOST RRBE CXT2 ZTGA, The Hub, Chappell
Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF.
After returning the form, you will be asked to attend an
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