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


Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Level 2 Award in Food Safety (RQF)

  • By the end of the course the learner will:

    • Understand how individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety
    • Understand the importance of food handlers keeping themselves clean and hygienic                                             
    • Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic
    • Identify the importance of keeping food products safe