This course is ideal for those needing an understanding of basic food hygiene practices in the work or home environment. This qualification will benefit anyone working in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and served. Relevant to all catering operations - for example, restaurants, pubs, hotels, fast-food outlets, retail, travel, contract catering, in hospitals, care and nursing homes, schools, prisons and armed forces. It is suitable for those starting work in the food industry or for those wanting a good understanding of food safety in their own homes.

For employers who have an apprentice(s) who attend The College (existing or new) the £20 fee for this course will be waived for all their staff, please enquire with Danielle the course administrator on collierd@bpc.ac.uk for more details.

What the course leads to

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

There are no formal qualifications required.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SAL2PZ0010 12/10/2021 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0089 11/11/2021 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0090 14/12/2021 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0091 18/01/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0092 15/02/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0093 22/03/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0146 26/04/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0094 17/05/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
SAL2PZ0095 14/06/2022 £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

New course fee of only £20.00 for face to face tuition by one of our very experienced lecturer.

The cost includes face to face tuition with one of our experienced lecturers and examination fees.

This course will usually be taught in college or, for businesses with more than 12 candidates per session, it can be done in their premises if more convenient (COVID guidelines dependant), for more information, please contact Danielle the course administrator on collierd@bpc.ac.uk.

Associated Costs 

There are no additional costs.

Course content

Course Content 

The qualification provides an introduction to food safety and focuses on the following areas:

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

More info

Start Day/Time 

9am - 5pm Dates to be confirmed.

Duration 

1 Day

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Awarding Body 

Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH)

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hospitality and Catering

More about the course 

The course will run from 9am until 5pm (including teaching, revision and exam towards the end of the day). To apply for this programme, please contact Danielle the course administrator on collierd@bpc.ac.uk.

Duration 

1 Day

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Awarding Body 

Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH)