Level 2 Food Hygiene Course
By law, all food handlers must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and how to protect food they prepare or serve from contamination. The easiest and safest way to do this is by completing a Food Safety & Hygiene Course with Arka Training.
ABOUT THE LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY & HYGIENE COURSE
Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene is the most basic and most popular course among caterers. Whilst The Level 3 Course is suitable for managers and supervisors, the Level 2 is recommended for staff who directly handle and prepare open foods.
Our personalised courses cover a wide range of topics that will ensure you’re fully prepared for the practicalities of the catering industry.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY & HYGIENE COURSE?
According to EU regulations on the hygiene of foodstuffs, all food handlers, whether employed or self-employed, are required to undergo appropriate training in order to safely carry out the work they do.
The Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene Course ensures that staff are able to comply with this legal responsibility through a comprehensive introduction to best food handling practices.
Examples of the businesses within the catering sector that are applicable include:
- Fast-food outlets
- Mobile food trucks & takeaways
- Schools & colleges
- Childminding facilities
- B&B’s & Guest Houses
This course is also invaluable to anyone intending to kickstart a career in food safety enforcement or food safety auditing.
We pride ourselves on delivering excellent training environments and comprehensive courses.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?
The course is designed to ensure that anyone working in a catering environment that requires their handling, preparation, or serving of food, understands the legal responsibilities that apply to them, as well as the best practices in regards to a wide range of considerations such as food storage, temperature control, premises cleaning, food safety hazards, and personal hygiene.
The course provides learners with up to date food safety and hygiene information, featuring current and rising issues relating to food allergens, microbiology, and chemical contamination. This is communicated using a variety of techniques, including written courses and interactive exercises to ensure that participants come away with full knowledge of their food safety responsibilities.
OUTCOMES OF THE LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY & HYGIENE COURSE
- Understand how to keep premises and equipment clean
- Know the importance of personal hygiene
- Understand the impact of common food-bourne illnesses
- Know current food law and legislation
- Know common food hygiene terminology
- Know how food contamination can be prevented and handled
- Understand food preservation and food storage conditions
HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?
The Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene Course is available for delivery at any one of over 50 of our training centres throughout the UK. Alternatively, we also offer 1:1 training at your venue or workplace if you require 3 or more staff members to be trained.