Food Safety
  • CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
  • CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing
  • CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail
Duration Assessment Ofqual Accredited Ofqual qualification reference Prerequisite
One Day Multiple Choice Yes See facts below None


Currently we only run these courses in the South of England. Please contact our lead trainer using the details below directly to arrange a date for your course to take place and to get further information.

  • Name: David
  • Number: 07534220069
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Aim of Qualification

These qualifications have been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments and meet the National Occupational Standards. The CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety provide a flexible syllabus which enables training to be tailored to meet specific needs.

Keeping staff fully trained can help decrease lost working days

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Typical Environments include:

  • pubs, hotels, restaurants;
  • supermarkets and retail environments;
  • food and drink manufacturers;
  • hospitals;
  • care homes;
  • schools;
  • prisons.

Why is this training important?

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

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites required for this course

Refreshment of this qualification is recommended at least every three years.


  • Duration: 1 day training programme
  • Assessment: Multiple choice examination
  • Prerequisite:None
  • Ofqual Accredited:Yes
  • Ofqual qualification reference:
    • Catering - 500/5476/4
    • Retail - 500/5319/X
    • Manufacturing - 500/5091/6

Benefits of keeping staff trained and using acredited qualifications

  • minimize risk of litigation
  • decrease lost working days
  • reduce insurance premiums
  • improve employee retention


Learning Outcomes:

  • 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.