What's it all about?
This qualification covers an awareness of hazards and controls associated with food in catering operations, contamination prevention, temperature abuse of food and the importance of thorough cooking and rapid cooling, personal hygiene and cleaning and disinfection. The topics covered are essential to the production of safe food.
Is it suitable for me?
This qualification is ideal for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industry (or those about to start work in the industry) It is also ideal for anyone who works on a voluntary basis with food or catering operations, such as volunteers at local youth clubs, sports clubs and a variety of other community based organisations. It is also ideally suited to care workers involved in food service.
How will I be assessed?
The Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering is assessed by the completion of a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course. The examination contains 15 questions that must be completed within 30 minutes. To Pass the examination learners must achieve 66%.
Progression RoutesLevel 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Level 2 Award in Cooking Theory and Practice