Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering course teaches the essentials of food safety and is suitable for all workers who handle, prepare and serve food. The course covers the legal responsibilities of workers within a food environment, and comprehensively addresses food safety threats and the good practice required to minimise them.

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering is designed to equip all food handlers with fundamental food hygiene knowledge, specific to the food safety needs of businesses operating in the catering and hospitality sectors. The following topics are covered: 

  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration
  • Chill and cold holding
  • Hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises
  • Equipment
  • Legislation
  • Food safety hazards

By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely to protect the food they serve from contamination. By achieving this qualification, learners will ensure they have the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the principles of cleanliness and hygiene, as well as keeping food products safe.

Level 2 Food Safety for Catering takes places over two days, from 09:15am to 13:00pm Thursday and Friday across all of our sites, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Dudley and is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Wolverhampton: 10 Red Lion Street. WV1 4HL - 01902 714224
Walsall: 17 Bridge Street. WS1 1DP - 01922 625079
Dudley: 196 Wolverhampton Street.  DY1 1DZ - 01384 257825 
or call our freephone on 0800 122 3510