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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail

Food Safety in Retail

Course Overview

What Course is the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail is an approved course. This training course covers an understanding of the importance of safe food handling practices and keeping foods safe. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a catering role or to support a role in the workplace. The course also includes the important hygiene and safety requirements that are mandatory to safely handle, prepare, and serve food.

Course summary

How Many Exams are there in the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

This qualification is assessed by Multi Choice Questions (MCQ). To Award this qualification the Learner must achieve a percentage pass in the MCQ paper which includes 30 MCQ’s and the candidate must score a minimum of 22 Marks to pass this course.

Who should do the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

Level 2 in Food Safety in Retail course is aimed at anyone working in a retail environment which can include supermarkets, small and large food shops, wholesalers, and markets.

This qualification is ideal for anyone working in the retail and hospitality industry or those about to start work in the food retail or serving industry.

What will be the learning outcome of the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail? 

Upon completion of this training learners will have an understanding of a wide range of key food safety issues, including the three main types of food safety hazards, their sources, and methods of control? Learners will know the correct temperatures needed for storage and food handling activities from raw material and goods inwards through manufacturing, packing and distribution to customers, and be aware of common food pests and how to control them, along with the principles of cleaning and disinfection and how these apply to the workplace

What is Course Contents for Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

The course a wide variety of food safety topics such as 

Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail qualification covers the importance of pest control and the sources and risks to food safety from contamination and cross-contamination. The course also covers stock control procedures (deliveries, storage, date marking, and stock rotation) and teaches learners how to deal with food spoilage including recognition, reporting, and disposal.

 It also teaches the importance of personal responsibility for food safety and the legal responsibilities of food handlers and food business operators. The program focuses on the importance of personal hygiene in food safety and teaches effective practices, including the procedures around protective clothing, hand washing, and personal illnesses.

What are the Eligibility Criteria for Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

There are no specific barriers, in terms of academic qualifications, skills, or experience to entry to the award in this course. However, candidates must be fluent in English and mature. 

What is the duration of the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail is an Eight Hours training program. It’s a means to take one day to complete the training course. 

Where I can get the best training for the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

At IEHSAS with its unique, foreign qualified faculty with intensive national and international practical experience in Food Safety and Hoteling sector discipline will boost you with the knowledge and skills necessary required for understanding for this Course. IEHSAS provides full-day training in-house or at a place convenient to you. Our expert tutors will assess and evaluate our candidate’s performance and guide them according to their performance. It means by attending this course you will find the best practices and gain profound knowledge related to food safety handling.

What is next after passing the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail?

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


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Start On April 23, 2021
Duration 3D 2H
Level Beginner
Food safety Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail
Seat avaiable 47
Price £150.00£180.00



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