CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering - Aldgate London E1 - 11 July 2012
Overview of the food safety level 2 course in catering
The CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (which used to be known as the basic food hygiene course) qualification has been developed to address the growing needs of the catering industry to make learning more relevant to specific business environments and meet the National Occupational Standards. The CIEH Level 2 Food Safety courses provide a flexible syllabus which enables training to be tailored to meet specific needs.
Who needs the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering certificate?
Anyone working in catering where food is prepared cooked and handled. This food hygiene certificate is ideal for food handlers who work in restaurants, cafes, takeaway’s, market stalls, pop up venues, schools and nurseries. It’s also useful for child minders, nannies, care staff, delivery drivers, volunteers and maintenance engineers who have to enter food outlets.
Previous attendees of the level 2 food hygiene training course have included small business owners working from home, market traders selling hot and cold food, cakes and preserves, child minders, nannies, charity workers, chefs, cooks, hospitality and restaurant staff.
- Decrease lost working days
- Improved employee retention
- Minimise risk of litigation
- Reduce insurance premiums
- Legal compliance and a low risk rating (fewer visits from Environmental Health)
- Greater security of business
- Good food safety practices can benefit a food business, while poor food safety and hygiene practices can cost the business dearly!
- Firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved;
- Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling);
- Confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.
- food safety and hygiene hazards
- temperature control
- refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
- cooking, hot holding and reheating
- food handling
- principles of safe food storage
- food premises and equipment.
- Clean and friendly environment
- Centrally located near zone 1 tube and train stations
- Make new connections with people from different businesses
- Group activities
- Question and answer sessions
- Card games
- Short food safety clips
- Power point slides
- Exam revision
- CIEH course book to keep
- Duration: One-day food hygiene course (min 6 hours) and assessment
- Assessment: Multiple choice examination 30 questions with 20 correct to pass
- Ofqual Accredited: Yes
- Ofqual qualification reference: Catering - 500/5476/4
- Prerequisite: None
- Includes: CIEH food hygiene course book, exam fee, CIEH certificate of award
- Sample exam questions: CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering sample exam questions
- Syllabus: CIEH Level 2 award in Food Safety in Catering course syllabus
- Suggested progression: CIEH Level 3 Awards in Supervising Food Safety
Do I need level 1 food hygiene training course before enrolling on a level 2 food safety course?
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