Food Hygiene Level 2
This Food Hygiene Level 2 course is designed for food handlers in catering and retail environments. Formerly known as the Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.
DURATION | 1 HOUR
Food Hygiene Level 2 Training | Formerly known as the Basic Food Hygiene certificate this Food Hygiene course provides the knowledge food handlers need to keep your customers safe.
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 ensuring that 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.
FOOD HYGIENE LEVEL 2 COURSE OBJECTIVE
- 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
Legislation, Food Standards Authority, Legal Obligation, Importance, Allergies
UNIT 2 | HACCP
What is HACCP, Principles of HACCP
UNIT 3 | HAZARDS
Bacteria, Parasites, Physical Hazards, Chemical
UNIT 4 | Safe Hygiene Systems
Colour Coding, Monitoring, FIFO, Temperatures, Waste, Pest Control
UNIT 5 | Safe Hygiene Behaviours
Basic Hygiene, Food Inward, Handling, storage & Preservation, Cleaning
UNIT 6 | Assessment
The 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 CERTIFICATE
Successful completion of the Food Hygiene Level 2 training a PDF Certificate will be emailed. This requires learners achieving 80% or more in the final short assessment.
A posted copy of the certificate can be purchased here.
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 have a number of staff who require food hygiene training? After purchase you can immediately email the course to them via our enrolment tool. You will be able to simply 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