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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Online Course

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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Online Training Course

Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF)

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) is a comprehensive qualification designed to equip individuals in the catering industry with essential knowledge and skills in food safety. Whether you work in a restaurant, cafe, hotel, or any food service establishment, this course is essential for maintaining high standards of hygiene and ensuring the safety of food.

The course covers a wide range of topics, including understanding the importance of food safety, personal hygiene practices, preventing cross-contamination, safe food handling and storage, and maintaining a clean and hygienic environment. By completing this qualification, learners will develop a solid understanding of best practices and legal requirements in relation to food safety in catering.

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is delivered through engaging training materials, interactive learning activities, and assessments to ensure learners grasp the core concepts effectively. Upon successful completion, learners will gain a recognized certification that demonstrates their competence and commitment to upholding food safety standards in the catering industry.

Whether you are a food handler, supervisor, manager, or someone passionate about maintaining food safety, this qualification is crucial for ensuring the well-being of consumers and the reputation of your establishment. Invest in your professional development and join us in promoting safe and hygienic food practices within the catering industry.

On succesful completion of this online course you will receive a Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF).

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Qualsafe Level 2 Food Catering Safety

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) training course is primarily intended for individuals working in the catering industry. It is designed to meet the specific needs and requirements of those involved in food preparation, handling, and service within catering establishments. The target audience for this qualification includes: Food Handlers: It is suitable for individuals directly involved in handling and preparing food, such as chefs, cooks, kitchen assistants, and other staff members engaged in food production and service. Catering Supervisors and Managers: The course is beneficial for supervisors and managers responsible for overseeing food safety practices within catering establishments. It equips them with the necessary knowledge to implement and monitor food safety procedures, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. Business Owners: The qualification is valuable for individuals who own or operate catering establishments, such as restaurants, cafes, hotels, and food service outlets. It helps them understand their legal responsibilities and the importance of maintaining high standards of food safety within their businesses.

Level 2 Food Safety in Catering

The Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award is Ofqual regulated and the qualification is awarded by the awarding body of Qualsafe.

The Level 2 Food Safety in Catering award is designed to provide participants with a solid grasp of food safety principles in catering settings. It covers aspects such as foodborne illness, contamination risk reduction, hazards, HACCP, and the principles of a documented food safety management system. Learners gain insight into the relationship between hazards and risks.

The course includes the following content:

The Importance of Food Safety

Food Safety Law

Legal Responsibilities of Food Handlers

Contamination and the Associated Risks


Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Personal Hygiene

Workflow, Work Surfaces, Equipment

Cleaning and Disinfection

Waste Disposal

Pest Control

Safe Food handling Practices, Time and Temperature Controls

Stock Control Procedures

Cooking and Reheating

Chilling, Cooling, Freezing, Thawing

Hot Holding


Course Details

Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) Duration: 1 Day (6 hour
) Training Course

Course Cost: £48

Level 2 Food Safety in Catering Course Prerequisites

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

As an entry-level qualification, this course is suitable for individuals at various stages of their careers, from those just starting in the industry to experienced professionals seeking to refresh or validate their knowledge. There are no mandatory requirements in terms of prior education or work experience to enroll in this course.  It is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of English language and numeracy skills.

Requalification Requirements

We recommend you refresh your training every 3 years.


Some possible routes of progression are:

• Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (RQF)
• Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering (RQF)

Course Location - Online from your Workplace or Home

This qualification is delivered through an online platform, utilising a virtual classroom setting. It provides learners with the flexibility to complete the entire course remotely, combining remote training with invigilated e-Assessment.

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For additional guidance on workplace Food Safety requirements, please explore the relevant section on the Food Standards Agency website by clicking the link below:
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