The Level 2 Award in
Food Safety in Catering is a qualification that covers the basic
principles of food hygiene for caterers and other food handlers.
It is valuable as a freestanding qualification or as an addition
for people following other training programmes.
Holders of this qualification
will have a knowledge and understanding of; the importance of
food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and
controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems.
These topics are regarded
by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding
and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and
preparation of safe food.
- Need for food safety
- Principles of record
- Reporting procedures
- Legal responsibilities.
- Personal hygiene
- How to keep the
working area clean and hygienic
- Receive and store
- Prepare, cook, hold
and serve food safely
The examination consists
of 30 multiple choice questions. The duration of the examination
is forty minutes.
The pass rate is 20 / 30
Same day results.
Half day tutor lead
Fast track which
is a self study pack with tutor support and specimen questions,
the candidate only has to complete the examination - great for
those who are too busy to take time off for the tutored programme
and need the flexibility of exam only.