Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene

An introductory programme, aimed at equipping individuals with the essential skills needed to manage risks, prepare, cook and store food in a hygienic way.

Programme Overview

The responsibility of food businesses in the UK and elsewhere, is to maintain a level of food safety and hygiene standards; with this qualification, learners are introduced to fundamental skills needed to work with food in a safe and hygienic way.

As learners progress through the course, they begin to improve their risk assessment skills and gain a clearer understanding of how to manage food during every process, at the level required in a professional cooking environment.

The techniques and experience gained through this qualification, not only add to a learners existing skill set but also gives them the opportunity to stand out and increase their chances of employment.

Entry Requirements

This Level 2 programme is open access although applicants should be over 16, have completed secondary education and have some English fluency.

Syllabus Overview

Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene (QAN: 603/6062/8)

Students must achieve: 1 mandatory unit, providing 1 credit at level 2.
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for Qualification: 8 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) for Qualification: 9 hours
Mandatory Units
Unit Code Unit Title L CV GLH Assessment Method
KHFS Kitchen Hygiene and Food Safety 2 1 8 Online examination
Award Total (1 unit) 1 8