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Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering Training RoSPa Assured

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£20.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 2.5 - 3 Hours
  • CPD Points: 3

Our Level 2 food hygiene course is recommended for those working in the catering industry. The level 2 food hygiene training follows the UK food safety and hygiene training requirements, it's content includes best practices and guidelines to help food handlers fulfil their job role safely and legally.

Everyone who eats in restaurants, cafes, hotels and any hospitality outlet deserves to enjoy the food and be certain that they will not become ill. Good food depends on good food safety and clean food preparation habits. These good practices are complex and have to be learned to ensure all food that is handled is safe.

All staff must be trained, and this food hygiene and safety level 2 for catering will ensure excellent training to help achieve high standards of due diligence an essential standard for all who handle both high and low-risk foods.

  • Work towards compliance with UK & EU Food Safety and Hygiene Legislation
  • Meet the UK training requirements for food handlers
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 2.5 - 3 Hours
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering for?

This food hygiene and safety level 2 is for those working within the catering industry or handle food regularly. Ideal for those just starting out in their catering career, whether that is as a team member, kitchen porter or any other junior role.

Other professions can include but are not limited to: restaurants, bars, fast food outlets, preparing meals in schools, hospitals or any other public service environments.

For those working as a Manager or Supervisor or even those leading a team handling food, we encourage you to complete our Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene for Supervisors.

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering Certificate

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

This Certificate does not have an Expiry Date. However, It is recommended that this training should be refreshed every 3 years in keeping with industry best practice guidelines. A Recommended Renewal Date will be printed on this certificate.

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Course Aim

This level 2 food hygiene & safety for catering online aims to give the learner the ability to identify the importance of following food safety law and legislation, aswell as to competently know how to prevent food hygiene hazards.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of food safety management procedures
  • Explain the principle symptoms & causes of food-borne illness
  • Know how food-borne illness can affect consumers and food businesses
  • Know how to carry out effective food safety practices
  • how to describe poor food safety practices
  • Know the importance of recording and keeping documents and records
  • Explain what due diligence is and it's importance
  • Know the legal duties and responsibilities of employees
  • Explain the penalties of poor food handling and systems
  • Know the role of the enforcement authorities

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • Module 1 - Individual Responsibility for Food Safety

    We look at food safety management procedures and their importance when it comes to storing food that’s safe to eat.

  • Module 2 - The Importance of Personal Hygiene

    Good personal hygiene is critical in catering – and we focus on how important it is to maintain such high standards in order to work safely when handling and storing food in the workplace.

  • Module 3 - How to Keep the Working Area Clean and Hygienic

    Covering the importance of maintaining a hygienic work environment, this section of the course looks at cleaning safely and effectively when handling and working with food.

  • Module 4 - How to Receive and Store Food Safely

    Focusing on the knowledge you’ll need to work safely with foods – both raw and uncooked – during the course, you’ll look at every stage of the food preparation process.

  • Module 5 - Preparing, Cooking and Handling Food Safely

    It’s vital that food safety comes top of your list when you work in catering; this section of the course will look at the importance of working safely with ingredients during food prep, cooking and handling.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 2.5 - 3 Hours
  • CPD Points: 3

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