What's it all about?
This award is a basic food safety qualification, covering subjects including food safety hazards, food poisoning and its control, temperature controls, personal hygiene, cleaning and disinfection, food pests and the role of the food operative in keeping food safe. The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, brand reputation and profits.
Is it suitable for me?
The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is ideal for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industry, or those who are about to start work in the industry. It is also suitable for anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge of food safety. It is important for anyone working with un-packaged food to hold a food safety qualification such as this to help prevent food poisoning.
How will I be assessed?
The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, in which the learner must answer correctly at least 20 out of 30 to pass. The examination will take a maximum of 1 hour to complete. The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is registered on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) at Level 2 and holds a credit value of 1.
Progression RoutesLevel 2 Award in Licensed Hospitality Operations
Level 3 Award in Hospitality Business Management