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Food Safety for Catering - Level 2
Do you work in an environment that prepares food? Are you in a catering service where food is being handled? The Food Safety for Catering – Level 2 course is designed for individuals who work in food production, handling, preparation and selling. The course is the perfect choice for individuals who directly handle and prepare the food. Individuals working in such environments must familiarise themselves with food and safety laws and regulations in order to be near the food maintaining maximum hygiene and safety.
The Food Safety for Catering – Level 2 course will introduce learners to food safety regulations, food safety hazards, food cleaning and how to prevent contamination, refrigeration and cooling, cooking and re-heating of foods and principles of storing food.
The Food Safety for Catering – Level 2 course is also ideal for individuals in different professions such as the catering business, restaurants, fast-food outlets, cafes and hotels, even schools. The Food Safety Act was created in 1990 to ensure that there will be no harm caused to customers. If you work in an establishment where there is direct handling of food, you must be aware of potential risks and ensure the food is maintained to the highest standards in order to minimise risks. The Food Safety for Catering – Level 2 certification is nationally recognised by local authorities and environmental health officers across the United Kingdom.
What Will I Learn?
- Gain a clear understanding of the best practices to understand food hygiene hazards when handling food directly.
- Learn about safe storage temperatures and cooking temperatures.
- Learn about the importance of personal and work station hygiene.
- Learn about food industry regulations in preparing, cooking and handling food.
- Understand food poisoning and food contamination.
- Learn about the correct cleaning process.
Course Curriculum : Food Safety for Catering - Level 2
1: Introduction To Food Safety
2: Food Safety Hazards
3: Controlling The Risks Of Bacterial Contamination
4: Taking Temperatures
5: Refrigeration, Cooling And Cold Holding Of Foods
6: Cooking, Hot Holding And Re-Heating Of Foods
7: Food Handlers
8: Principles Of Safe Food Storage
10: Food Premises And Equipment
11: The Law
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
At the end of the Food Safety for Catering – Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.
Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Food Safety for Catering by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.
Who is this course for?
- Kitchen staff
- Restaurant staff
- Fast-Food Outlet staff
- Café staff
- School Cafeteria Cooks
- Hotel Chefs
- The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers who work with and directly handle food
- Anyone with an interest in food hygiene and safety
- Hotel Chef – £7.47 per hour
- Catering Supervisor – £8.03 per hour
- Restaurant Cook – £7.51 per hour
- Cafeteria Worker – £6.73 per hour
Others jobs you can get
- Kitchen staff
- Hospital Cafeteria staff
- School Cafeteria Staff
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