Food Safety in Retail

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Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail
Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail
Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Retail
Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail

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 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 Retail

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed principally for those who work in, or intend to work in, a retail environment where both packaged and/or open foods are available. It is also appropriate for people providing a service; for example, delivery drivers and home delivery employees.

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 and handling of food.

Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Retail

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at those working in the food retail 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.