Level 2 Food Safety

The following food hygiene courses are available by completing the training booking form or contacting us on 01268 754594.

Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Highfield Qualifications / Royal Society for Public 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 twenty question multiple choice paper will conclude the course. Pass mark 13/20.

The following options of Level 2 Food Safety training are available:

  • Zoom – Level 2
    Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety Course, presented virtually via Zoom (Minimum group size 4)
    £100.00 plus VAT per person, inclusive of remote invigilation with the awarding body Highfield Qualifications (HABC)
    Remote invigilation takes place individually, at a prearranged date and time to suit each participant – equipment necessary; computer/laptop, smartphone, strong internet connection.
  • On site
    Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety Course, presented on site (one day). No minimum group size, maximum 20 (or as current Covid restrictions dictate).
    Need to be seated, preferably with desk/table space.
    Quotation upon request, with additional costs per person of:
    £8.25 plus VAT – examination paper
    £3.00 VAT Zero Rated – course handbook
  • E-Learning
    Highfield Qualifications Level 2 Food Safety E-Learning, assigned individually, one year from access to complete all modules. Print off own certificate after successful completion.
    £35.00 plus VAT per person.


Please note this is the only option that does not attain an accredited qualification, as there is no tutor led training and no invigilated exam.

If you are interested in any of the above options and require more information or wish to make a booking, please do not hesitate to call Sally or Tracy on 01268 754594 or alternatively email us info@foodhygienematters.co.uk with your request.