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Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety For Catering


This Level 2 Food Safety in Catering course will equip a learner with knowledge of basic food hygiene practices that are essential in the catering industry. It will give them a thorough understanding of how to control common food safety risks. A learner will gain the confidence and expertise needed to deliver quality food to your customers.This one day course is ideal for anyone who handles, prepares or cooks food. It is especially designed for those working in a catering environment which may include, but are not limited to hotels, restaurants, pubs and bars, cafes, takeaways, schools and colleges, maritime hospitality, residential care homes and hospitals.

Course benefits

If you are involved in food handling or work in a food handling environment; you have a legal obligation to ensure they receive food safety training appropriate to their job role.

Staff members must have a clear understanding of food safety law and the powers of enforcement. They also need to know what to do to prevent the risk of prosecution.   People who have eaten food, which has been contaminated, by poor food practices are at risk of suffering from the effects of food poisoning bacteria, with symptoms such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps. Some of these people may even die.

Failing to comply with these regulations, can carry heavy penalties in the way of fines, poor staff morale, loss of business, a bad reputation and possibly even imprisonment.   Attendees successfully 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

In addition, they will also understand how to control food safety risks; particularly in the areas of personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling.

Course content

  1. Introduction to Food Safety
  2. Food Safety Management
  3. The Law
  4. Food Safety Hazards
  5. Food Handlers
  6. Delivery and storage
  7. Preparation, cooking, serving and preservation
  8. Cleaning and disinfection, and waste disposal
  9. Pest control

Course materials

  • Course Workbook
  • Food Safety Handbook
  • Highfield Exam Paper
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

Other information

  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Lunch is not provided

Buddy offers short courses in food safety and health & safety in the workplace. Buddy stands for accredited training that’s engaging and relevant, delivered professionally with passion and personality, UK wide.

Once booked, you will receive instructions in a separate email with details of what to expect on the day. If you are business and have multiple members of staff requiring training, please contact us and our team will help to arrange this for you

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