CIEH (New) Level 2 Awards in Food Safety

Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers


Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing
Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail

Overview

Training providers have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. These new qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs. In line with this demand, the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors.

New levels

In response to the requirements of the Sector Skills Councils and the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), the CIEH are launching new sector-specific Level 2 awards in food safety, which will replace the CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene.

Outline programme

The qualifications cover the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

Qualification information

Designed for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Course duration:
One day programme

Assessment method:
Multiple choice examination

QCA Accredited

Suggested progression on completion:
CIEH (New) Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering
CIEH (New) Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing
CIEH (New) Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail

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What do our clients say about us?

When we were told that we ought to consider having a training course developed for our company I thought that we would not be able to afford it. I could not believe it when Dennis told me it would cost me no more than any of the other courses on offer. Our staff really enjoyed the session and I could see that they wanted to improve the standards of hygiene straight away. 

C. Bowden