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Highfield Award in Food Safety for Catering Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Employer Bespoke

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Flexible
Location

Location
Flexible

Sector

Sector
Health and Safety

Start Date

Start Date
Flexible

Day(s)
Day(s)
Flexible

In a nutshell

This qualification is ideal for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industry, or those looking to start working in the industry. 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.

This course is for...

...Anyone currently working in the catering industry, or are looking for a career in catering, this course is ideal for setting a base for your food safety knowledge.

Course content

Usually run over one day, this course is a market recognised food safety catering qualification. The course gives you the necessary knowlege and skills to understand the principles of cleanliness and hygiene, as well as keeping food products safe.

Course content includes:

  • Food Hygiene defined
  • Food safety hazards (physical, chemical, allergenic and biological)
  • The need for high standards of food hygiene: Humanitarian, business and legal reasons
  • Managing a food safety program based on the principles of HACCP
  • Kitchen layout and design to prevent cross contamination
  • Personal Hygiene
  • How to keep food areas clean and hygienic
  • Pest awareness and control
  • Receiving and storing foods safely
  • Preparing, cooking, chilling, holding and serving food safely
  • Competence and the importance of implementing what has been learnt

Additional information

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination.

Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto any of the Highfield Level 3 Food Safety qualifications, which are ideal for those wishing to progress to a higher or supervisory level within a food catering business.

Where can I study Highfield Award in Food Safety for Catering Level 2?

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Flexible

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact us on 01495 333777
or email employers@coleggwent.ac.uk.