Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2

Introduction to this course

This course is ideal for people who need an understanding of basic food safety practices in the workplace or home. It benefits anyone preparing food and covers a range of topics, including legislation, allergens, cleaning, food hazards and storage.

Please bring a form of identification with you on the day, either a driving licence or passport.

How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here

Entry Requirements

You need no formal qualifications to take this course, just a desire to learn and work safely with food.

Duration of this Course

21 November 2017


6 March 2018

Please call 01935 845566 to enquire about the start and duration of this course.

Career Prospects

When you have successfully completed this course, you will be trained in the safe preparation, use and storage of food and able to apply for higher level courses or job roles where this knowledge is beneficial.

With further training and experience in Hospitality, Professional Cookery or Food & Beverage Service, you may be able to progress to a range of food-related roles in industry.

How will I be Assessed?

You will be assessed through a one hour multiple choice examination with a course handbook to take home.

Course content/units

This course covers:

  • Legislation
  • Allergens
  • Food hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Cleaning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food handling
  • Food storage
  • Pest control
  • Food premises
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating of food

  • Expenses for this course

    Course Fees 2017/18: £45

    This is a maximum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.