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Food Safety Level 2 - Local Authority Approved

ROSPA Accredited and Institute of Hospitality Endorsed


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Offer ends 31 May 2020
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Certification
Level 2 Award
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CPD
3 CPD hours / points
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Overview

The Food Safety / Food Hygiene Level 2 course will give food handlers the legally required certification to work in the catering and hospitality sector.

There are certain regulations from the EU that food businesses in the UK must comply with. Most notably, 852/2004 which relates to hygiene for foodstuffs states that businesses in the food services sector must ensure that staff who handle or prepare food are sufficiently instructed, trained and supervised to carry out their work. Our Food Safety/Food Hygiene Level 2 course has been developed with this in mind and is aimed at anyone within the hospitality or catering sectors, whether they are self employed or employed. The material that you will study is suitable for employees working in schools, colleges or hospitals as well as fast food outlets, restaurants, hotels, kitchens, bars, cafes or takeaways.

Our Food Safety training covers the essential aspects of food hygiene and safety during all stages of food handling, so that you can minimise food safety hazards and ensure that the food you work with remains safe for customers to eat. You will also learn about the legal responsibilities of working with food and how to comply with the law.

Both our Food Safety and Health and Safety Courses are approved by The Royal Society in the Prevention of Accidents. The ROSPA stamp of approval means you can be assured that our course content is the very best the market has to offer and is up to scratch with regards best practice and legislative information.

Certification

CPD

3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The Institute of Hospitality

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Course Content

Our Food Safety/Food Hygiene Level 2 Course has been structured into seven easy to follow modules covering all aspects of food safety and hygiene.

Section 1: Introduction to Food Safety – This introductory module will explore why food safety is so important and what risks are associated with poor food safety and hygiene standards. You will also learn about the legal requirements of food handlers as well as the consequences of breaking food safety law.

Personal Hygiene – In this section we learn about the importance of personal hygiene. We examine how food handlers are potentially the biggest hazard in a food business and how they can ensure that they do not contaminate food with pathogenic bacteria or foreign body hazards.

Microbiological Food Hazards and their Control – You will learn about the different types of food hazards and how they can be avoided. You will gain a thorough understanding of bacteria, how cross contamination can occur and the various techniques you can use to prevent the spread of potentially harmful bacteria in your place of work.

Other Food Safety Hazards and their Control – In this module we examine food allergens, allergic reactions and how to keep customers with food allergies safe. We also cover chemical and physical food contamination and how you can prevent it from occurring.

Food Handling, Storage and Preparation – Here we learn how to handle food correctly, from delivery through to serving customers. Find out how to store food correctly to avoid spoilage and contamination, how to prepare foods safely and the importance of temperature control.

Keeping the Workplace Clean and Hygienic – In this section we learn why it is essential to clean correctly and how to clean effectively. We also examine the different methods of cleaning and gain an understanding of the various chemicals used in the cleaning process.

Design of Food Premises and the Control of Pests – Finally, we examine how the proper design of food premises can prevent the risk of food contamination. We also gain an understanding of the various risks associated with common pests and how we can control them.

Accreditations

Both our Food Safety and Health and Safety courses are approved by The Royal Society in the Prevention of Accidents. The ROSPA stamp of approval means you can be assured that our course content is the very best the market has to offer and is completely up to date in terms of best practice and legislation. The course is also accredited by the CPD and the Institute of Hospitality.

Format

The Food Safety course is accessed through a dedicated learner portal. Your course material is presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace. The course is divided into simple sections with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the course sections you can complete an end of course quiz which consists of 30 multiple choice questions based on the material that you have studied. In order to pass the course you will need to answer 21 out of 30 questions successfully (70% pass). Once you have passed the course you can download your course certificate in PDF from your learner area. If you don't pass the course first time, don't worry, you can resist the test as many times as required.

Duration and Time Limit

The Food Safety course takes approximately 2 – 3 hours to complete, although there is no time limit and you can do it in your own time and in stages.

Certificate

After passing the Food Safety course you can immediately download your PDF certificate, which is fully accredited by ROSPA and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality. The certificate will allow you to work with food anywhere in the EU.

We Only Work with the Very Best

Our Food Safety course has been written in association with Food Safety experts with many years experience in their field. You will be learning from the best and you will come away from your training inspired by mentors who understand your industry.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course, it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of qualified tutor and lecturers who are keen to see you succeed.

With all our courses, you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. They will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

All our courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed our courses to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

Who is this course for?

If you work in the food services industry and you prepare or serve food and/or beverages you must be trained in Food Safety and Hygiene so you can apply the principles to your work. This course is suitable for people at all stages of their career and can be used as an Induction, Awareness, Refresher or Foundation training programme. The skills, knowledge and expertise that you will gain from this course will enable you to work confidently, competently and safely in the food services industry.

Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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Baker asked:

Is this course suitable for hone Baking. ?

Answer:

Hi There Thanks you for your question. Yes, this course is suitable for anyone who is involved in food production. Kind regards Renaldas

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Rio asked:

How long this course is valid

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Hi Rio, you have 12 months to complete the course and it is recommended you refresh your training every 3 years. Regards Tim

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Deena asked:

Once completed, how long is the certificate valid for? Thank you

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Hi Deena It is recommended you complete refresher training every 2 - 3 years. Regards Emily

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Atika asked:

I don't know what you mean the course is for 12 month

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Hi Atika Thank you for the question. This means that once a course is uploaded you have one year to complete it. Kind regards Renaldas

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Alan asked:

Is there a expiring date to complete the course after purchase.

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Hi Alan You have one year to complete your course after you have made a purchase. Kind regards Renaldas

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Alan asked:

How long is the course valid for is it a timed course?

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Hi Alan, You have one year to complete the course from the date of purchase. The course itself will take 2-3 hours to complete and it is recommended you refresh your training every 2 - 3 years. Kind regards Tim

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Rachel asked:

What does ROSPA Stand For?

Answer:

Hi Rachel The ROSPA stamp of approval means you can be assured that our course content is the very best the market has to offer and is up to scratch with regards to best practice and legislative information. You can find further information by visiting their website. Finally, through our ROSPA accreditation, we have received formal recognition as being a reputable provider of hospitality courses. Kind regards Renaldas

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Beverly asked:

How soon can i start the course fr which i paid?

Answer:

Hi Beverly We aim to get all courses set up within a couple of hours of purchase. Although Reed states this could take up to 48 hours, it is very rare that someone would have to wait this long. Kind regards Tim

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Barbara asked:

Can it be completed on a tablet or mobile

Answer:

Hi Barbara, Thank you for contacting The Training Terminal. Yes, all courses can be completed on mobile phone or table. Just please note that for the best learning experience we highly recommend to use Google Chrome browser. Kind regards Renaldas

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Dennis asked:

are there any downloads made for printing as reminders?

Answer:

Hi Dennis, unfortunately at this stage we do not have any downloadable printing material. However, there are may cost effective reading material for the Level 2 course available on various online stores. Regards Tim

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Sylvia asked:

booking courses but find that it's coming up with my name on 10 booking. It will be my email address but different students. Do i change to theirs

Answer:

Hi Sylvia We will send redemption codes so you can apply to individual students. No need to change anything. Kind regards Renaldas

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Sylvia asked:

I have 14 Volunteers that need the training, i have 2 sites that have computers. Can they do the training at home if they have a computer.

Answer:

Dear Sylvia Thank you for your question. Yes they can finish their course at any time at home. Kind regards Renaldas

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