have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant
to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. New
qualifications are required to address new National Occupational
Standards reflecting sector specific needs.
Equivalent to the 'foundation' level
This qualification replaces the CIEH Foundation Certificate in
Who needs this qualification?
Anyone working in a
catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked
and served. Typical environments may include:
- contract catering
- fast-food outlets
- care and nursing
- armed forces
- food safety hazards
- temperature control
- refrigeration, chilling
and cold holding
- cooking, hot holding
- food handling
- principles of safe
- food premises and
Employees who handle
food will gain a firm grasp of the importance of food safety
and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved.
They will have the confidence and expertise to deliver quality
food safely to customers. Refreshment of this qualification
is recommended at least every 3 years.
QCA Accredited: Yes