Food Safety

Food Safety

Food safety L2 – 8 hours (1 day) with a multiple choice exam paper

The level 2 award in food safety in catering is a qualification aimed at caterers and other food handlers. The qualification is intended for learners already working in catering and those who are preparing to work in the industry.

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.

Course content

• Introduction to food safety
• Microbiological hazards
• Food poisoning and its control
• Contamination hazards and controls
• HACCP from purchase to service
• Food handlers and personal hygiene
• Food premises and equipment
• Food pests and control
• Cleaning and disinfection
• Food safety enforcement

All of our trainers are experienced food safety training professionals and practicing consultants with up to date knowledge in food and hygiene as well as Health & Safety related legislation. Legislation dictates that food safety courses are more essential than ever and we work with you in the understanding and implementation of this.


This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination.

The duration of the Examination is 1 hour.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30