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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF)



The objective of the qualification is to educate Learners in food safety. It includes how individuals have a personal responsibility for food safety, the importance of personal hygiene, keeping work areas clean and tidy, safe food handling practices and keeping food safe.



The purpose of this qualification is to prepare Learners for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge or skills in food safety.


Intended audience

This qualification is for anyone who handles food, or plans to handle food, in the catering industry. It would also be beneficial for people who come into contact, due to the nature of their work, with food handling areas, e.g. pest control officers and delivery personnel.



In a Professional Kitchen, Do You Know...


  • how to prevent cross contamination in your food business?

  • what is required under restaurant hygiene legislation?

  • how to store raw meat, poulty and fish?

  • the best way to do a deep clean?

  • how to check food is correctly cooked?

  • how to cool and reheat food safely?

  • the correct order for washing up?



Food Safety Certificate

The course is assessed via multiple choice examination.



Food Safety Course Syllabus

The qualification covers the following topics:


  • The importance of food safety

  • Food safety laws

  • Legal responsibilities of food handlers

  • Types of contamination and the associated risks Bacteriology

  • Food poisoning

  • Foodborne illnesses

  • An introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

  • Personal hygiene

  • Work flow, work surfaces and equipment

  • Cleaning and disinfection

  • Waste disposal

  • Pest control

  • Safe food handling practices including time and temperature controls

  • Preparation

  • Cooking & reheating

  • Chilling

  • Cooling

  • Freezing

  • hawing

  • Hot holding

  • Displaying food

  • Core temperatures

  • Food preservation

  • Storage Stock control procedures

  • Allergens


Food Safety & Hygiene Courses in London, Herts, Essex

Plan for Safety Consultancy is a well established and leading provider of health and safety training for small to medium businesses and organisations. Our courses can be delivered at your business premises, factory, restaurant, takeaway, cafe, home, any suitable client hired venue or our venues in North London.  



Food Safety Training Course Costs

£415.00 + £9.75 per learner


Course Duration

1 day



Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.


Plan for Safety Consultancy Ltd

020 3598 0713

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