Level 2 Award in Food Safety

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  • Short course
  • Online
  • 1 hour of study

Foundation level course to give food workers knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of good practice in food safety.
Suitable for: Chefs, cooks, kitchen assistants or bar staff who work within a kitchen or food-led environment.                                                                 

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Online access, no prerequisites


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What you'll learn on the course

Course programme

Food Safety

Knowledge of basic food safety procedures is a legal requirement for all food handlers. Therefore, anyone in a job role involving the cooking, preparation or serving of food should take this qualification.

Gain the qualification you need to demonstrate that you have the knowledge needed to prepare, cook and handle food safely.

Course Content

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define food safety.
  • State the symptoms and causes of food poisoning.
  • State the benefits associated with good food safety.
  • State the sources of food poisoning bacteria.
  • Describe how food poisoning can occur and how it can be prevented.
  • Define cross-contamination.
  • State the requirements for construction for food premises.
  • Define the term “food pest”.
  • State the statuary requirements for food premises.
  • State the benefits of a documented food management system.

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