Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering & Manufacturing

Food Safety Training

Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering & Manufacturing

The new Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering & Manufacturing is run as a 1 day course.

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety Course is designed to incorporate the fundamental food hygiene knowledge required by all food handlers within Catering or Manufacturing.

The programme covers a defined syllabus and is assessed by a short objective test consisting of 30 multi-choice questions. The course available the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors include the following elements of study:

  • Introduction to Food Hygiene
  • Prevention of Contamination and Food Poisoning
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating of foods
  • Principles of safe storage
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Pests
  • Food Safety Legislation
  • Premises & Equipment
  • Food Poisoning & Microbiology
  • Cleaning & Disinfection

Where the course is delivered as "an evening course" the course will be over two days starting at 18.00hrs and finishing at about 21.00hrs on both evenings.

Target Audience

Employees, who work in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and served.

Course Aims

To provide attendees with information on Food safety issues which they will encounter during their working day.

Learning Objectives / Course Outline

  • To promote better food practices;
  • To increase awareness of food hygiene issues;
  • To carryout assigned tasks in both safe and efficient manner;
  • To understand the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee as defined by the Food Safety Act.

Course Duration

1 day


45 Minutes – 20 Multiple Choice Examination – 12 correct = Pass


On successful completion of the course and final written assessments, the candidate will receive a certificate from the awarding body. This is valid for 3 years.

Availability and Venues

Delivered at Client premises. Please contact us for details on training@magna-fhs.com.

Course Fees

£115 plus VAT per person inclusive of Exam Fees / Papers / Books

Discounts available for groups of 5 or more.

Please email us on training@magna-fhs.com for more information.

Suggested Progression

Candidates may choose to proceed to the next qualification, which is the Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety.

These courses are available in house, please get in touch for the next available dates.