Food Safety Level 2 – Catering

Started on October 31, 2020

Food Safety level 2 certification is a legal requirement for those who handle food for public consumption in addition to allergen awareness training. This is a requirement for everyone who works with food such as those who prepare and produce food. This Level 2 Food Safety in catering is a thorough induction to food standards and food safety. It meets the requirements set down in the Food Hygiene (England) Regulations, 2005. It also meets the provisions of regulations 852/2004 of the European Parliament. Students can access information on this under the Hygiene of Foodstuffs, Food Safety Act 1990. These laws state that food handlers must ensure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold to the public is safe for human consumption.  Furthermore, those employed in the sector must undergo the necessary training and supervision.

Training and Accreditation

level 2 food safety catering training

Our online food safety course covers the required food safety legislation. This includes the hazards involved in the delivery and service of food. It discusses the elements involved in how to control identified risks with food safety so you understand hazards to watch for. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. This training gives you, and those working for you, a greater awareness of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose. It also meets your statutory training requirement on food hygiene in addition to the practical benefits.

Both the CPD and RoSPA accredit our food safety training.  We also offer specific training for the catering, production and retails arms of the food sectors. All variants of the course meet UK regulatory requirements. It thereby and equips food handling staff with the knowledge needed for safe delivery of food in the workplace.

For details on the laws around food safety refer to EU Legislation on the hygiene of foodstuffs and UK Food Hygiene Regulations, 2006

Course ContentModule
Food Safety Legislation1
Hazards from Delivery to Service2
Risk Control3
Pests, Premises and People4
Course Assessment

This online assessment for food safety training is carried out by a series of multiple choice questions. Candidates must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass each module. We advise you to complete each module and answer the question before moving on to the next module. This provides a better learning experience because you will need to have knowledge from earlier modules to understand some of the material in the later modules. For those who complete the course successfully, a PDF certificate of the award is sent directly to your inbox.  Hard copies of the award are available on request.  The course takes 75 minutes of training to complete. This is course content only and does not cover the time it takes to answer questions.