In retail, safe food handling and preparation is vital. The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety (Retail) course allows learners to understand how they should act when working directly with food and how to ensure that they have practiced their legal due diligence.
Each learner will be able to move swiftly and easily through the course and enhance their prior knowledge regarding food hygiene, furthering their education of food safety and hygiene, and ultimately helping to protect your business and keep your customers and staff safe.
Businesses involved in food have a legal responsibility to adhere to food safety regulations. By enrolling your staff into this course, it helps ensure that that best practice standards set out in UK law are maintained by staff involved in food preparation, and that, as a business, you’ve taken the necessary steps to ensure your catering staff are sufficiently educated.
The course content was built based on the most up-to-date UK regulations and the course is accredited by The CPD Group. It takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete, and it includes an examination at the end which comprises of 25 multiple choice questions. Only once the student passes the examination will they be issued their CPD Group accredited certificate.
Protect your business by giving yourself and your staff the essential knowledge in food hygiene and safety required by law, by booking this online course today. Our high-quality courses are available at extremely competitive prices, and we offer discounts for bulk orders.
No problem. We offer this Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety course for other major industries too. Choose an alternative industry from the list below:
If your industry isn’t listed separately above, then choose the catering version of this course.
The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety (Retail) is a targeted towards those in the retail sector, designed to teach candidates how to work with food safely.
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.