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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This qualification is suitable for any individual working in the catering and hospitality industry where food is prepared, cooked and handled

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Professional Training
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 6.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £100

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Course Information for Students

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to keep food safe and to take responsibility for food safety and hygiene in a workplace or communal area.

There are no prerequisites to take this course.  

  • safe food handling behaviour
  • personal hygiene
  • work area hygiene
  • contamination and cross-contamination
  • handling food spoilage – recognition, reporting and disposal

You will learn in a classroom setting with a mixture of independent, pair and group activities.

Assessment involves an externally marked multiple-choice exam paper.

You could advance to:

  • full-time catering courses
  • employment in a catering environment
  • volunteering in a catering environment

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Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Catering and Bar Managers


Catering and Bar Managers

Publicans and Managers of Licensed Premises


Publicans and Managers of Licensed Premises







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Course Information Last Updated On: October 26, 2023 2:09 pm