Level 2 Food Safety Refresher RQF
This qualification forms part of the QA Food Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning
outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• National Occupational Standards (NOS) for food safety developed by People 1st
• Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Food Standards Agency
This QA qualification is:
• For people who have previously achieved a regulated Food Safety qualification at Level 2 or above.
This qualification should update Learners knowledge of the importance of food safety and maintaining good
practice so that they are able to produce safe food.
The objective of the qualification is to update Learners’ knowledge of food safety including personal hygiene,
safe food handling practices, storage, preparation and cooking.
The purpose of this qualification is to refresh the food safety knowledge of people previously qualified in
This qualification is for anyone who would like to refresh their food safety knowledge.
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:
Responsibilities of food handlers and food
Different types of contamination
Common causes of cross contamination
How to keep the work area and equipment
clean and tidy
Minimising pest infestation
Common sources of food poisoning
Who is at higher risk from food poisoning
High risk foods
Principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Point (HACCP)
Maintaining personal hygiene standards
Safe temperatures for the different stages
of food processing
Dealing with food spoilage
Best practice for food storage and deliveries
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
£315.00 + £9.75 per learner
Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.
Learners must hold an Ofqual regulated Level 2 or above food safety qualification before undertaking this
refresher training. Examples include:
• Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering/Retail/Manufacturing (QCF or RQF)
• Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (QCF or RQF)
• Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail/Manufacturing (QCF or RQF)
• Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing (QCF or RQF)
Proof of the original qualification attainment must be evidenced to the Centre before the Learner is allowed
to access the refresher training. Records of this evidence must be kept by the Centre for quality assurance
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..
Plan for Safety Consultancy Ltd
020 3598 0713