Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail
Aimed at anyone in the food retail industry who handles and prepares food.
Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (prices are excluding VAT).
Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail qualification teaches students how to take personal responsibility for food safety, the correct procedures for maintaining a hygienic work environment and how to both identify and control common risks to food safety.
This is a free-standing qualification designed for delivery as a short course that is also well-suited for integration into wider vocational programmes of study. It assumes no prior knowledge or experience and learners will come from a diverse range of food retail businesses and educational Backgrounds.
Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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What does it cover?
Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail qualification teaches the importance of personal responsibility for food safety and the legal responsibilities of food handlers and food business operators. The programme focusses on the importance of personal hygiene in food safety and teaches effective practices, including the procedures around protective clothing, hand washing and personal illnesses.
It 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 rocedures (deliveries, storage, date marking and stock rotation) and teaches learners how to deal with food spoilage including recognition, reporting and disposal.
How does it work?
Learning materials are provided to Approved Centres who subsequently deliver the training (recommended six hours). Centres then request the examination – available either online or paper-based – on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.
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Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The assessments are broken down into 30 multiple choice questions. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate one credit.
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