Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing, Catering or Retail

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At best, a serious case of food poisoning could damage a business's reputation. At worst, it could endanger customers' lives.

Make sure your business complies with the law by giving your staff a thorough knowledge of basic food hygiene principles and practice. Training in this area can help to ensure the safety of both your business and your customers. Basic Food Hygiene will help employees to establish and maintain high standards of food hygiene.

Who should complete a Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety Course?

All of the following require a Food Hygiene Certificate by law:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Residential Homes
  • Day Care Centres
  • Churches
  • Schools
  • Public Houses
  • Wine Bars
  • Cafés
  • Sandwich Shops
  • Nurses
  • Hospitals
  • Frozen Food Outlets
  • Farm Shops
  • Road Side Cafés
  • Supermarkets
  • Butchers
  • Market Traders
  • Community Centres
  • Catering Firms
  • Bakers
  • Delicatessens
  • Fish Mongers
  • Off Licences

Course Content:

This foundation food hygiene training course covers:

  • The importance of food safety
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food Poisoning and controls
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • HACCP from purchase to service
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Food safety enforcement

There is a one hour, 30 question multiple-choice test at the end of the day which requires 20 correct answers to pass. Following the course a Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing/Catering or Retail certificate will be issued, which is valid for three years.


In-House Only
£450.00 + VAT (for up to 12 delegates)