The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety (Catering) course builds upon the foundational knowledge of the Level One Food Hygiene and Safety course, but goes into further detail regarding the safe handling and preparation of food in the catering industry. It isn’t essential to do the level 1 course, but it is recommended.
Learners will find the course easy to navigate, informative and readily accessible due to its online nature. The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety (Catering) is tailored towards those who have direct and frequent contact with food, and a central role in food preparation and handling.
The course takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete and the examination consists of 25 multiple choice questions which cover each of the three core sections (responsibilities, hazards, and hygiene). Once the exam has been passed, the student will receive their CPD Group accredited digital certificate instantly.
All UK regulations, guidelines and best practices have been followed to create the course content which works directly to educate learners, allowing them to fulfil their job roles safely and legally. When put into practice, the material in this course can help businesses achieve and sustain a high food hygiene rating for your business.
This course is fully accredited by The CPD Group.
Give yourself or your catering staff the essential knowledge in food hygiene and safety required by law, by booking this course today. Our high-quality courses are available at extremely competitive prices, and we offer discounts for bulk orders.
We offer this Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety course for other major industries too.
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If your industry isn’t listed separately above, then choose this catering version of this course.
The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety (Catering) course is for those looking to take the next step in their education of food hygiene and is for those who work in the food industry who frequently handle food.
Yes, all of our courses are accredited by the CPD Group and all have the unique reference number with each course being awarded CPD points. Essential Food Hygiene are also members of RoSPA.
Like the course, the exam is conducted online. Once all sections of the course are completed, the learner can begin the exam. The exam consists of 25 questions, of which the learner must answer 22 correctly. There is no time limit for the exam so learners can take their time.
All of our courses are online courses, so they can be completed remotely as long as the learner has internet access and a computer.
The exam must be passed within 12 months of them being assigned the course. There is no time limit on the course material, so once the exam has been passed, students can freely come back at any time to view the course content and refresh their knowledge.
The course content is split into individual sections, with each section concluding in a mini quiz, which needs to be completed before moving onto the next section. Once all sections have been completed, you can proceed to the examination.
If the learner fails their exam, then they can retake it as many times as necessary (within the 12-month shelf-life of the course) at no extra cost. Once the course has been completed within the shelf-life period, the candidate gains unlimited life-time access to the course material should they wish to come back and refresh their memory.
Once the exam has been completed successfully, the learner will receive an online certificate instantly, which they can then download and print off.
There is no specific law on when and how often you should refresh your training, however all UK local authorities and environmental health officers recommend that you refresh your training every three years to ensure you are versed with the most up-to-date guidance
If you would like to buy any training for a number of your employees, first you need to select the course that you need. To do this, you need to go to our course page and click on the course that you want to buy. Enter the quantity of courses that you require and view the corresponding price. Then click the ‘Group’ option and enter your chosen group name. Once you have done this, please go to checkout to complete the purchase. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be directed to your group’s dashboard where you can assign courses to your employees.
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The course is as follows:
The candidate will learn what their responsibilities as a food handler are, what their employer’s responsibilities are, in the eyes of the law, and what external bodies such at The Environmental Health do in order to ensure food is safe for consumers.
In this section the candidate will learn how to define the terms contamination and cross-contamination and understand the threat and effect of contamination. They will learn about various contaminating hazards and what effect they have, as well as the necessary measures that need to be taken in order to prevent hazards from becoming dangerous and affecting the consumer.
In this section the candidate will learn what the consequences of poor personal hygiene standards or poor technique are and how to maintain good hygiene practice. By the end of the section the candidate will be able to identify their personal responsibility in making sure that they keep themselves as hygienic as possible as well as their legal obligation to behave in a hygienic way.
In this section the candidate will learn how to create a clean and safe work environment and maintain it in congruence with the law. By the end of the section the candidate will understand how to organise a fridge and store food correctly, the importance of cleaning, how to clean effectively and the effect and deterrents of pests.