Where will this course lead?

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering will benefit anyone working in a catering setting where food is prepared, cooked and served. It is relevant to all catering operations, for example pubs, hotels, restaurants, fast-food outlets, hospitals, care and nursing homes, schools and prisons. Everyone who works in catering has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring that the food they prepare and serve is safe to eat. This qualification underlines the importance of food safety and provides candidates with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards.

What will I study?

This is a one day tutor-led course designed to give you an understanding of food safety and the minimum requirement to work in a professional kitchen. 

Subjects covered:

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Microbiological hazards
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • HACCP from delivery to service
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and pest control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Food safety enforcement

How will this course be delivered?

This course is delivered through a 1 day tutor lead course.

What qualifications will I get?

Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

How will I be assessed?

Multiple choice assessment.

How do I get a place on the course?

Contact the Enrolment team on 01789 266245 or email: hello@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

There are no prerequisites for completing the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering, as the required knowledge and understanding of food safety are covered in the training. However, the Highfield recommends that candidates should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.

What can I do after this course?

Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering


Stratford-upon-Avon College

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Course Fee

65 (for 1 day)

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Study Mode

Part Time