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CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering at Independent Training College

Course description

CIEH food hygiene training and certificates range from the basic food safety certificate (level 1) to advanced food safety and hygiene for supervisors and managers. The Level 2 in food safety is ideal for all those requiring food hygiene training for industry.

CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety - Fundamental food hygiene training for all food handlers


Food hygiene certificates include:

  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail


Food hygiene and safety training providers have identified a growing need to make food safety learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. Reflecting sector-specific needs these food safety qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards. In line with this demand, the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety and hygiene needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors.


The qualifications cover the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Food safety and hygiene hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

Qualification information

Designed for: anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.


Course duration: One day programme

Assessment method: Multiple choice examination

Financial information

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Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your school/college careers staff. Contact us on 01226 295471.

Please note this a only a one day course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Independent Training College directly.

Last updated date: 17 October 2016
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