Healthcare training professionals

CIEH Level 2 Award In Food Safety

Course Information

Course Aims

This qualification will benefit anyone working in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and served. It is relevant to all catering operations for example pubs, hotels, restaurants, travel, contact catering, fast-food outlets, in hospitals, care and nursing homes, schools, prisons and armed forces

Course Duration

This Level 2 course is 6 hours, but the start time is flexible to suit your requirements.

Course Content

Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidate to:
The terminology used in food safety
The laws that apply to food businesses and food handlers, and should be able to describe, in general terms, the requirements of current regulations
The concept of food hazards and how the risk of food poisoning can be contained
How to take product and equipment temperatures
How a reduction in storage temperature will reduce bacterial multiplication
The importance of high temperatures in the supply of safe food
That food handlers can pose a risk to food safety
The importance of utilising appropriate storage conditions for the different types of food
The importance of cleaning in food premises
The need for high standards for structure and equipment to promote good hygiene in food premises.

Course Certification

The candidates are assessed by an examination paper consisting of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in 1 hour at the end of the course.


The price for this course is from 45 per person based on a minimum of 8 people, extra persons wishing to attend the course will be charged at 35 per person. (Maximum of 20 persons per Course) This includes food hygiene book, course materials and upon successful completion of the course a certificate from CIEH

Feedback about this course

"It was really good top marks!"
- Waterlooville , November 2010

"The trainer conducted the course in an interesting way"
- Liss , April 2011

"Really fun and interesting course - the ladies took a lot from the course and thoroughly enjoyed it. Many thanks"
- Berkshire , November 2011