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  Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene Level 2 - One Day Training Course - (RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering)
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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, food handlers. A food handler is any person, in any type of food business, who handles food, whether open or packaged (food includes drinks and ice).

This qualification may also be appropriate for people whose work requires them to enter food premises, e.g. equipment maintenance engineers, off-site business owners/managers and delivery personnel. The aim of this qualification is to provide a basic knowledge of food hygiene.

To prepare candidates for a Foundation Level (Basic) food hygiene examination.

Holders of this qualification will have knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. This is important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

This is a short programme usually delivered over one day with a 45 minute multiple choice exam at the end.

It should be noted that this qualification has been superceded in the UK “National Qualifications Framework” by the “Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering” and the equivalent qualifications pertaining to Manufacturing and Retail.

Module Content
• Food hygiene
• Micro-organism
• Food poisoning how & why
• Temperature and micro-organisms
• Legislation
• Contamination and cross contamination
• Common food hazards
• Personal standards
• Storage & temperature control
• Premises design & construction
• Cleaning & disinfection
• Pest control
• Waste disposal
• Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)

•No previous knowledge of food safety or health & safety is required.
• Cost effective method of training.
• The course has been independently assessed by the Royal Institute of Public Health and awarded the Certificate in Quality & Merit.
• Course material covers catering, dairy, ice cream, meat, bakery and vegetable processing industry.
  Course duration: 6-hours
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