Food Safety in Catering or Manufacturing – Highfield Level 2 Award

Who is this course aimed at?

Anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared cooked and handled. Typical environments may include: pubs, hotels, restaurants supermarkets and retail environments food and drink manufacturers hospitals care homes schools prisons manufacturing industry The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in catering/manufacturing role, or to support a role in the workplace. Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

No previous experience or qualifications required. Highfield requires that each candidate produces photographic identity and so a passport, driving licence or other form of photo ID is required.  Delegates will be unable to sit the exam without this evidence.

Course Content

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensures that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

  • Firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved
  • Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling)
  • Confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers
Refreshment of this qualification is recommended at least every three years    

Objectives

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in catering role, or to support a role in the workplace. Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Assessment

Multiple choice examinations

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at emma@hgta.org