Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Foundation)

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance/ Royal Society for Public Health/ Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

A one day course designed to cover the minimum requirement for anyone involved in, or connected with, the handling of food or beverages. It may also be appropriate for people whose work requires them to enter catering premises. For employees in the catering and hospitality sector, it supersedes the Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene.

The syllabus includes an introduction to food poisoning and elementary bacteriology, sources of contamination, control of hazards, HACCP systems/SFBB, food storage and temperature control, personal hygiene, basic cleaning and disinfection, food premises design and basic pest control.

A thirty question multiple choice paper will conclude the course. Pass mark 20/30.

To receive further course details, dates, course venues and costs select the Course Diary link, or call 01268 754594.

Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (Intermediate)

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance/ Royal Society for Public Health/ Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

A three day course, inclusive of the examination, aimed at those in the workplace that participate in activities related to the subject area and who also have a related supervisory role (equating to the previous intermediate qualification).

The syllabus includes an introduction to microbiology, food poisoning, food preservation and storage, temperature control, layout and design of food premises, cleaning and disinfection and pest control. There is an input on the most recent developments in food legislation, the concepts of due diligence, HACCP and SFBB.

A sixty question multiple choice paper will conclude the course. Pass mark 40/60. Pass Mark 66%, Credit Pass 87%.

To receive further course details, dates, course venues and costs select the Course Diary link, or call 01268 754594.

* Note both the above mentioned qualifications are available as sector specific ie. Food Safety for Manufacturing and Food Safety in Retail Awards.

The following are not offered as open courses but presented on demand.

Food Hygiene Revision/Update Training

A 2-3 hour course designed to refresh knowledge on the general principles of food hygiene, as well as updating on current legislative changes. The course is appropriate for food handlers already in possession of a Level 2 Award certificate, which is over 3 years old.

A test of understanding will conclude the course and all delegates are issued with a Food Hygiene Matters Certificate of Attendance.

To receive further information and costs call 01268 754594.

Food Hygiene Awareness Training

A 2-3 hour course designed for employees new to the food industry, or those with minimal food handling duties. An introduction to the basic principles of food hygiene as well as a guide to Company compliance/induction.

A test of understanding will conclude the course and all delegates are issued with a Food Hygiene Matters Certificate of Attendance.

To receive further information and costs call 01268 754594.