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Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering


Course overview

It is a legal requirement that all catering professionals who handle food must have an excellent understanding of food hygiene and safety regulations, to ensure full compliance in their role. In the Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering course, you will be trained in all areas of food safety for the catering industry. It covers key topics such as temperature control, HACCP systems, cleaning procedures and personal hygiene.

This comprehensive training course will deepen your understanding of best practice procedures in the catering sector, through case studies and instructor-led guidance, in compliance with the Food Safety Act 1990. It will teach you how to maintain a high standard of service, with guidance on storing, preserving, delivering and preparing food.

Furthermore, you will learn about bacteria prevention and foodborne diseases, as well as food poisoning symptoms, types and treatment. This course is ideal for those who are new to the catering sector and wish to learn fundamental codes of practice when handling food.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the law and key legislation regarding food safety & hygiene best practice
  • Identify the different types of food bacteria and microbiological hazards
  • Understand the types and symptoms of food poisoning and food-borne diseases
  • Know how to implement and monitor a HACCP system in the workplace
  • Set a high standard of personal hygiene in the workplace at all times
  • Learn essential commercial cleaning procedures and best practices
  • Know how to store and preserve food using correct temperature controls
  • Gain the fundamental skills to train staff on food hygiene and safety measures
  • Prove competency in your field by following UK food safety regulations
  • Take your career in the catering, hospitality or catering sector to the next level

Who is This Course for?

This food & hygiene course applies to the following:

  • All professional food handlers 
  • Anyone looking to start a career in the catering sector 
  • Restaurant, cafe and hotel owners
  • Anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of food safety & hygiene

 Career Path

This Food Hygiene Level 2 Course will equip learners with a range of skills required to handle, prepare and serve food. It is ideal for those in the following professions:

  • Chef
  • Waiting staff
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Barista
  • Catering Assistant
  • Food Production Assistant

Course Curriculum

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering
Introduction to Food Safety and the Law 00:35:00
Bacteria and Microbiological Hazards 00:29:00
Physical, Chemical and Allergenic Hazards 00:25:00
Food Poisoning and Control Measures 00:24:00
Food Spoilage and Food Storage 00:38:00
Personal Hygiene 00:25:00
HACCP and Food Premises Part 01 00:38:00
HACCP and Food Premises Part-02 00:28:00
Cleaning 00:27:00
Reopening and Adapting Your Food Business During COVID-19 00:16:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Informative and easy to use


    The only down side is the voice over. Sometimes they read something wrong or you do not understand them. Apart from that it was a great refresher course for me.

  2. Level 2 food hygiene course


    I did a food handling and Hygiene course in my teens has I started out doing catering and food preparation’
    Then I’ve gone of course for a while doing different things and being mummy to 3 children. And spotted this course on groupon and thought wow that’s a good offer for that’ at £9 so thought I’m gonna have ago at that to brush up on my knowledge that I remembered from before. And get the food handling and hygiene course up to date. And I’m so glad I did cos I’ve passed’ so it was well worth it. There is additional cost once done. for certified pass certification priced and different cost depending on the format you would like it in. But all in all think it’s a great 👍

  3. Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for catering


    I enjoyed the course. It was easy to access and to understand.

  4. good


    taking the course has shown me what is so important to the food industry

  5. Chuffed


    Thought the narration was a little fast but the course was very thorough, I feel it covered everything and more and exam questions had been covered. I am feeling very pleased with myself for passing and will be adding it to my C.V

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