Level 2 Award in Food Safety – 19th April

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety is a Highfield Awarding Body of Compliance course, Ofqual accredited course. The Level 2 Food Safety provides basic food safety and hygiene knowledge to food handlers. This is the benchmark, entry level qualification for all food handlers.


*Understand the main Food safety hazards (what can harm the consumer?)

*How to safely store and handle food, to prevent contamination

*Understand the different chill temperature controls

*Understand the basic concepts of cooking, hot holding and reheating

*Define cleaning and disinfection, why it is such an important issue and how it is achieved.

*How to identify, prevent and control pests

*Understand the basic principles of the design and construction of food premises and equipment

*State key legal requirements


Duration; This course is delivered over 1 day. It is a classroom session.

Exam/Assessment; 30 mark multiple choice exam: This is an Ofqual Accredited course.

Cost; £88+ VAT includes, notes, refreshments, lunch and the assessment & certification fees.

Awarding Body; Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) or Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)

Tutor; Mitchell Vale

Differentiation; None—just enthusiasm

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

Customer Feedback; “Many thanks for presenting the Food Hygiene course on Tuesday. It was well received by all my staff; you put us all at ease & made it a really pleasant informative day. As predicted a few of us sang when washing hands & all were checking for things we had discussed.” Phil Bush, Catering Manager

Redcat Partnership