Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

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Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

The 'Qualify at Home' course allows you to learn and qualify from home, wherever you are, whatever your circumstances and to sit a regulated exam under conditions set out by Ofqual, in your own home.

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is suitable for those working in a catering environment who are responsible for handling food. It is also the most popular food safety qualification accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

Who is the Course For?

Food handler in a catering environment

Anyone with an interest in food safety practices

Syllabus

  • The importance of food safety procedures and complying with the law
  • Microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards and their control
  • Good temperature control and stock rotation
  • The importance of good personal hygiene and preventing contamination, including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts and reporting illness
  • Keeping work areas and equipment clean and safe
  • Safe waste disposal
  • Pest control

Prerequisites

To register on to this qualification, learners are required to be 14 years of age or above.

It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent.

You will need the following for the eLearning part of the course:

  • a computer
  • access to the internet

For the eAssessment you will need:

  • a computer
  • access to the internet
  • an isolated area
  • smartphone
  • personal ID such as passport or driving licence.

Course Duration

8 guided learning hours

The eLearning takes on average 4-5 hours

You should revise for the exam after the eLearning and once ready book your eAssessment

Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code

603/4937/2

Delivery Type

eLearning and eAssessment meeting OFQUAL requirements

Assessment Method

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Course is assessed through multiple choice examination

Re-Qualification

As with all food safety training it is recommended that staff undergo regular refresher training, it is best practice that this is every 3-years