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Food Safety Qualifications

Become a British Safety Council approved training centre and deliver our Level 2 and Level 3 awards. In line with the latest industry developments, our qualifications are designed to help employers and employees carry out their legal duties relating to food safety and hygiene in the workplace. As a mark of quality and assurance, all our awards are regulated by Ofqual in the Qualifications and Credit Framework.
 
  • If you’re not an approved training centre yet, it’s quick and easy to become one, even if you’re outside the UK: find out more and apply today
  • If you’re an individual looking to take a course, no problem, have a look at our range of courses instead. 

Level 2 Awards

 

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Aimed at all employees, this qualification validates essential knowledge and understanding of food safety in catering businesses.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £5.50 - £11.95
  • Paper-based exam: £6.50 - £13.95
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing

Aimed at all employees responsible for food handling and preparation in manufacturing businesses, this qualification will equip candidates with essential knowledge of food safety and hygiene.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £5.50 - £11.95
  • Paper-based exam: £6.50 - £13.95
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail

Designed for all employees in retail businesses, this qualification recognises essential understanding of food safety and hygiene.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £5.50 - £11.95
  • Paper-based exam: £6.50 - £13.95
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Level 3 Awards

 

Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Approved training centres delivering this qualification will give supervisors, team leaders, managers and anyone else with supervisory responsibility for food safety within a catering business, the essential knowledge they need to supervise food safety.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £15.00 - £23.00
  • Paper-based exam: £19.00 - £25.00
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing

Designed for supervisors, team leaders and managers in manufacturing business, this qualification certifies that the essential knowledge needed to supervise food safety and hygiene has been acquired.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £15.00 - £23.00
  • Paper-based exam: £19.00 - £25.00
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail

Aimed at managers, team leaders and supervisors in retail, this qualification validates the essential knowledge needed to monitor and supervise food safety.
 
Examination prices depend on number of candidates and range from:
  • Online exam: £15.00 - £23.00
  • Paper-based exam: £19.00 - £25.00
  • Prices include certificate.
 
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Good reasons to become approved and deliver our food safety and hygiene qualifications:

  • We are fast - we issue results faster than other awarding organisations
  • We are flexible - we have online and paper-based exams
  • We are popular - we have more than 600 approved centres across the UK and overseas
  • We are trusted - we are the only UK awarding organisation to offer a complete suite of health and safety qualifications from Entry Level to Level 6 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
  • We’re are highly experienced - we’ve been providing training courses and qualifications for almost 60 years and we were honoured to be granted the official status of Supplier of health and safety training and consultancy services (ODA) to the London 2012 Games.
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British Safety Council Qualifications - For delivery by Approved Centres
 

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