Food Hygiene Level 2
This Food Hygiene Level 2 course is designed for food handlers in catering, manufacturing and retail environments. Formerly known as the Basic Food Hygiene Certificate this online training course provides food handlers with the knowledge needed to meet the EHO required food hygiene training requirements in UK food businesses.
DURATION | 50 MINUTES
Food Hygiene Level 2 Online Course | Formerly known as the Basic Food Hygiene certificate this Food Hygiene course provides the training food handlers require.
It is the legal and moral responsibility of all food businesses to ensure the food they sell is safe. A vital part of food safety management is to ensure staff have received appropriate training for the tasks they undertake. This course provides appropriate training for those who prepare and serve food. Whether they work within catering, retail or manufacturing environments.
- 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 they have met training obligations
- Legal responsibilities of a food handler
- The risks poor food safety can pose to your customers
- Best practice behaviours that maintain high food safety standards
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 a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, cafe, pub, caterer 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 70%, we’ll email them their completion certificate. If learners score less than 70%, 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
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- High quality training
- CPD-Accredited Certificate
- Zero Carbon Product
- Digital Badge
- 12 months access
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