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.

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

Costs 

£60.00

The cost includes tuition, examination fee and course book.

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)

More about the course 

An interview is not required for this course. Please check availability of required dates before booking by contacting the course administrator.

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)