Food Safety – Level 2

Food Safety – Level 2

Duration: 1 day
Start Date: Various dates available - please call for more information
Day and time: Friday, 9.30am-3.30pm
Course fees: £65 / FREE (fee remissions available) - payment is required at the time of enrolment
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene.

This Level 2 course is suitable for those working in a catering environment who are responsible for handling food. It is also the most popular food safety qualification accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

Please note: payment is required at the time of enrolment, if applicable, benefit evidence should be emailed to

You are required to complete an initial assessment prior to starting the course.  Please call us on 01482 615 349 or 616 580 to book.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 English

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 616 580 or email:

Course Content

During this one-day course you will look at:

  • The importance of food safety procedures and complying with the law
  • Microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards and their controls
  • Good temperature control and stock rotation
  • The importance of good personal hygiene and preventing contamination, including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts and reporting illness
  • Keeping work areas and equipment clean and safe
  • Safe waste disposal
  • Pest control

Assessment Method

Highfield, Level 2 Award in Food Safety for catering.

Candidate will undertake a formal multi choice assessment.

Where can it lead?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: 

  • Level 3 Food Safety for managers/supervisors
  • Apply for any employment in the food and hospitality sector that requires this certification

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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