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Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Catering

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Course Overview

Format
  • Level 2
  • 2-3 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed or Posted Certificate
Accreditation
  • 2-3 CPD Hours
  • CPD Certified|City and Guilds|Meets UK / EU Food Handlers Training Requirements

Course description

Anyone who works in catering or hospitality needs to be aware of the latest food hygiene standards.

Knowing how to clean and disinfect equipment, safely store and prepare food, and control common pests will allow you to handle food safely and ensure that you’re complying with all of the relevant health and safety standards.

Our popular Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering course has been re-designed and includes all the latest legislation, information and up-to-date guidance.

We also offer Level 2 Food Hygiene for: Manufacturing | Drinks Manufacturers | Retail.

You will learn

  • An introduction to food safety and hygiene
  • The impact of food-borne illness
  • Understanding food law
  • Food safety hazards and contamination
  • Food preservation, storage and temperature control

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Anyone working in a role that involves the handling or preparation of food
  • Anyone who manages staff members in a catering environment
  • Includes anyone working in Hotels, Restaurants, Takeaways, Cafes, Bars, Fast food outlets, Fish & chip shops, Kitchens, Hospitals, Prisons, Schools and Colleges

Legislation

Legislation covered in this course includes:

If you’re working in the hospitality or service industry, you will need to comply with the latest food and hygiene regulations. This Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering course is designed to help you comply with EU Regulation 852/2004, which requires food businesses to ensure that any employee who handles food is fully trained in food hygiene. The contents of this course also adhere to the Industry Standards set by People 1st and the Sector Skills Council for the Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism industries.

How the online courses work

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    If you choose to pay via PayPal, we will use the email address linked to your PayPal account to create your Enable system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

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    Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.

  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.

    If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.

Bulk discounts for teams

If you’re looking to purchase for a number of learners then we are happy to provide the following volume discounts:

  • 10 – 49 = 20% off
  • 50 – 99 = 30% off
  • 100 + please see our volume discount page
Discounts will be applied automatically to your basket
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