Food Safety Award Level 2

Adult Skills & Training

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Awarding body


Short - This course runs at various times of the year

£55 which includes certification and a handbook

£550 for a group of 12

Highfield Qualifications


Course introduction

It is the must have qualification for all employees in the catering and hospitality industry where food is prepared, cooked and served.

Suitable for pubs, hotels, restaurants, care homes, schools, volunteers, fast-food outlets, contract caterers, etc.

The course will cover the following subjects:

  • The law
  • Food safety hazards
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating of foods
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

Course structure

The course is classroom taught with an accredited, qualified and experienced tutor.

Minimum entry requirements


You will need to bring a pencil and a notepad, a comprehensive handbook is also supplied and will cover all the information required to pass the examination.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a short 30 question multiple choice paper.

Information & support

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.

What can I do with this qualification?

Following this course you may wish to undertake qualifications in Level 3 Award in Food Safety, Foundation Certificate in HACCP or the Intermediate Certificate in HACCP.

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