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Food safety training


Everyone who works with food, whether in catering, manufacturing or retail, is responsible for safeguarding the health of anyone who consumes food prepared, processed, stored or sold by their food business. Food handlers have a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and to ensure that the food they serve, or sell is safe to eat.

Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Food Safety qualification

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Foundation Certificate in Food Safety is for anyone working or starting work in the catering or hospitality industry. 

To book a place or places on the course, contact us.

Who is the course for?

This accredited qualification is ideal for:

  • food handlers preparing or cooking food for consumers
  • anyone wishing to refresh previously learned skills and knowledge
  • businesses wishing to offer staff development for food employees
  • self-employed food-based small business owners
  • learners seeking employment in a catering role

Course Overview

This one-day course will reinforce the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

The course is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Learning Outcomes

On completing the course, learners will have:

  • a firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved
  • an understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling)
  • confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food for customers

What does it cost?

The course costs £67 per delegate, with refreshments and lunch provided.

Food Standards Agency training

The Food Standards Agency also provide online training and video courses. These include:

Contact us
Business Regulatory Advice Durham (BRAD)
03000 261 016
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