Food Safety in Catering

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Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Refresher)
Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering
Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification aims to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 4 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in catering. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in catering role, or to support a role in the workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 7 hours, all of which are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of fo

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Refresher)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is ideal for learners already working in a catering environment who would benefit from refresher training. The regulated refresher qualifications are also ideal for learners who are wishing to, or are required to, demonstrate continued professional development (CPD) in the workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 4 hours, all of which are recommended as guided learning hours. TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

Topics covered

Topics include storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of foo

Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at those working in the catering industry who are at, or wish to progress to, a higher or supervisory level.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake a minimum of 20 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include ensuring compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology and temperature control

Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering

Who is this qualification for?

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a catering role, or to support a role in the workplace.

The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 60 hours, of which 40 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.