Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Training Course in Catering
Our Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety Training course is ideal for those who work with or handle food in the catering industry. This online course will provide the knowledge to meet the required levels of inspection, audit and due diligence, ensuring high standards are being kept.
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 learnt to ensure all food that is handled is safe.
All staff must be trained, and this Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene course, will ensure excellent training. The course will meet all audit requirements and help to achieve high standards of due diligence. This course is the 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
- Accredited by City & Guilds and CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 2.5 - 3 Hours
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Training in Catering for?
This course is for those working within the catering industry or handle food regularly for work. 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.
Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Training in Catering Certification
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 accredited by City & Guilds.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Training 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.
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This course 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.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Explain the importance of food safety managemnet 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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