• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Typical environments may include:

  • Pubs
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Contract catering
  • Fast-food outlets
  • Hospitals
  • Care and nursing homes
  • Schools
  • Prisons
  • Armed forces
Level
Level 2
Duration
1 day
Awarding Body
HABC
Course Fees
£73.00
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Upcoming Course Dates

Course Code Course Title Course Dates Course Duration Weekday Times Price Remitted Fee
Course Code Course TitleFood Safety in Catering Level 2 Course Dates2 October 2018 Course Duration1 day WeekdayTuesday Times Price£73.00 Remitted Fee
Course Code Course TitleFood Safety in Catering Level 2 Course Dates23 January 2019 Course Duration1 day WeekdayWednesday Times Price£73.00 Remitted Fee
Course Code Course TitleFood Safety in Catering Level 2 Course Dates2 May 2019 Course Duration1 day WeekdayThursday Times Price£73.00 Remitted Fee

Units and Structure

The course includes:

  • Understand how individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety:
    • The importance of food safety procedures, risk assessment, safe food handling and behaviour
    • How to report food safety hazards
    • Outline the legal responsibilities of food handlers and food business operators
  • Understand the importance of keeping him/herself clean and hygienic:
    • The importance of personal hygiene in food safety including its role in reducing the risk of contamination
    • Effective personal hygiene practices, for example, protective clothing, hand washing, personal illnesses, cuts and wounds
  • Understand the importance of keeping the work areas clean and hygienic:
    • How to keep work areas and equipment clean and tidy
    • How work flow, work surfaces and equipment can reduce contamination risks and aid cleaning
    • The importance of pest control
  • Understand the importance of keeping food safe
    • Sources and risks to food safety from contamination and cross contamination
    • How to deal with food spoilage
    • Safe food handling practices and procedures for storing, preparing, cooking, chilling, reheating, holding, serving and transporting food
    • The importance of temperature controls when storing, preparing, cooking, chilling, reheating, holding, serving and transporting food
    • Stock control procedures including deliveries, storage, date marking and stock rotation

Successful candidates receive a Level 2 – Food Safety in Catering certificate that is valid for 3 years. This certificate can be used to provide as evidence for regulatory compliance and audit.

 

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

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.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

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.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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