Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers
- Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
- Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing
- Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail
Training providers have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. These new qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs. In line with this demand, the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors.
In response to the requirements of the Sector Skills Councils and the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), the CIEH are launching new sector-specific Level 2 awards in food safety, which will replace the CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene.
The qualifications cover the following topics:
Food safety hazards
Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
Cooking, hot holding and reheating
Principles of safe food storage
Food premises and equipment
Designed for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail and students setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.
Course duration: One day programme
Assessment method: Multiple choice examination