Food Hygiene Level 2
Designed for those wishing to achieve a Food Hygiene Level 2 qualification. Or for managers wishing to assign the course to others. Formerly known as the Basic Food Hygiene, the CPD-accredited certificate is available upon completion.
DURATION | 50 MINUTES
Online Food Hygiene Level 2 Course | The first consideration of all food businesses must be to serve safe products. Appropriate training plays an important part in achieving this and is therefore a legal requirement. Food Hygiene Level 2 is the required qualification for anyone who handles food at work.
This online Food Hygiene course uses engaging, motion-graphic videos to communicate the Level 2 syllabus in a clear, simple and memorable way.
The course features open navigation so those who are confident in their knowledge or where content is not relevant to their specific role, can save-time and skip elements of the content.
Regular knowledge checks help reinforce the key learning objectives and ensure content is understood.
Employers can assign the course to colleagues, track completion and store certificates. It is important to keep certificates so you can evidence that staff have completed the training.
At the end of the course there is a 15-question assessment. Participants must achieve a minimum pass mark to evidence understanding and receive their completion certificate.
- Provide staff who handle and prepare food the knowledge needed to keep customers safe.
- Provide food business operators with an efficient and cost-effective way to ensure training obligations have been met.
- Legal responsibilities of a food handler
- The risks poor food safety can pose to your customers
- Types of food contamination
- Best practice to maintain high food safety standards
- HACCP principles
- Importance of personal hygiene
- Effective cleaning
- Controlling cross-contamination
UNIT 1 | LEGISLATION
Firstly we highlight legislation around food safety and subsequent responsibilities of employers and food handling staff. We also highlight to role of the Food Standards Agency and potential consequences of non-compliance.
UNIT 2 | HACCP
Next, all food business must have a HACCP-based food management system. In this section we provide an overview of what HACCP is and what it means for food handlers.
UNIT 3 | RISKS TO YOUR CUSTOMERS
Thirdly, we cover the risks of poor food safety standards. Food safety must be the foremost responsibility of all food handers. In this unit we cover all the risks that your customers are exposed to from poor food safety standards. Specifically, food poisoning, allergens and other biological, physical and chemical hazards.
UNIT 4 | SAFE BEHAVIOURS TO FOLLOW
Now learners understand the risks and their responsibilities we go on to outline best practice to follow. Specifically, colour coding, monitoring, FIFO, temperatures, cleaning, maintenance, personal hygiene, first aid, uniforms, pest control, premises, waste and zoning,
UNIT 5 | QUIZ
15 multiple choice questions. Achieve 70% or more and your certificate will be emailed. Fail and you can retake or review the content once more.
The online Food Hygiene Level 2 course is design for anyone who works in a food preparation area or handles food.
For example all employees preparing food in; Restaurants, bars, coffee shops, cafes, caterers etc.
FOOD HYGIENE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE
At the end of the online Food Hygiene Level 2 course there is a 15 question, multiple-choice quiz. If learners demonstrate their understanding of course content by achieving a minimum score of 80%, we’ll email them their completion certificate. If learners score less than 80%, they can revisit any part of the course and retake the quiz until they are successful. A posted certificate is available for £6.
Food business have an obligation under EU Regulation 852/2004 to ensure that anyone who handles food are trained in food hygiene in a way that is appropriate for the work they do.
Local authorities are tasked with enforcing food safety standards and have the power to fine or close businesses.
This online Food Hygiene Level 2 course is designed to cover all appropriate training for those who handle, prepare or serve food.
Do you manage a number of staff who require Level 2 Food Hygiene training? After purchase you can email the course to colleagues via our enrolment tool. You are able to track who has completed the course. We will store copies of the certificates for 3 years. And provide replacement copies on request.
Food Hygiene Information Scheme (Scotland) – Details
Eat Safe Award Scheme – Details
Food Standards Scotland advice on preventing Cross-contamination – Details
- Self-paced, learn anywhere
- Available on phones, tablets and desktops
- Emailed certificate
- Carbon net-zero product
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