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It is important to gain relevant food hygiene training before embarking on a food related career. This page offers advice about the food safety in catering qualification.

  • CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
  • Qualification Information
  • Other Language Exam Papers
  • Areas covered by the course
  • Further information

CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

The CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification has been developed to address the new national occupational standards in food safety and recent changes in food safety legislation.

National occupation standards are statements of the skills, knowledge and understanding expected from employees by employers and the industry. Level 2 qualifications are aimed at these in the work place who participate in activities related to the subject area. In the case of food safety that means every employee involved in the handling of food.

The course focuses on the four C’s – chilling, cooking, cleaning and cross contamination as well as food safety management systems for food businesses.

Qualification Information:

Designed for: All food handlers
Course duration: 6 hours minimum
Assessment method: 30 multiple choice questions (20 out of 30 achieves a pass)
Ofqual registered
Level: New Level 2
A copy of the fact sheet and syllabus  for this qualification are available on the links below:

Click here to download the CIEH Qualification Factsheet [38kb]
Click here to download the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering – Syllabus [54kb]

The Food Safety Team at CHET Training runs Level 2 Award courses very regularly (Check out our courses calendar). All courses are taught by fully qualified, experienced Environmental Health Officers so you can be confident that you will get quality training. Our officers have many years experience to share with students with many examples of good and bad practice.

The areas covered by the course include:

  • Food safety hazards
  • Chilling
  • Cooking
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Premises, and equipment
  • The law

At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice test of 30 questions.  All successful candidates who achieve a minimum pass rate of 20 correct answers will be awarded a nationally recognised certificate.

The cost per person is £47.50  Check the course timetable for available dates.

Food hygiene training enrolment form [64kb]

Please fill in and return the enrolment form along with your correct course fee toCHET Training,

The Gate House
2 Quarries Way
Kirkby in Ashfield
NG17 8BH
(correspondence address only)

Should you need to contact us in person you can contact Deanna on 01623 723225 or 07985 416580.

Please note the following:

Payment can be made by cheque.  Cheques should be made payable to ‘CHET Training’.

The enrolment form and course fee should be sent at least 10 days prior to the date of the course.

Once we have received your enrolment form, full course details will be sent to you. Please note that in the unfortunate event that we do not receive sufficient enrolments for the course to go ahead we will contact you one week before the start date of the course.

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