Level 2 Food Safety 


Who Should Attend


This course is ideal for anyone working in a catering setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.The aim of the course is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic food safety practices that is essential in the catering industry. This includes the hazards and risks to food safety presented by food operations and personnel together with cost-effective, practical control measures.

The qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in catering. It is also appropriate for persons providing services to catering premises including pest control operators, maintenance engineers, cleaners, laundry and delivery personnel.


What's Covered


  • Introduction to food safety 

  • The law

  • Food safety hazards

  • Taking temperatures

  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods

  • Cooking, hot holding and re-heating of foods

  • Food handlers 

  • Principles of safe food storage

  • Cleaning 

  • Food premises and equipment


What You Will Learn


By the end of the course candidates will:

  • Have a good understanding of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved

  • Understand how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling)

  • Have confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers


Duration                             1 day including 1 hour exam
Venue                                 To be confirmed
Course progression         Level 3 award in food safety        
Cost per delegate             £50.00 includes lunch, tea/coffee & certificate for successful candidates
Assessment                      20 question multiple choice exam
Validity                              Refresher training is recommended for every 3 years
Date of course                  Future course dates tbc
How to book                     Email jonathan@guernseyfoodhygiene.com