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Award in Food Safety for Catering / Retail

Level 2

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. This course is suitable for those working in catering and retail environments who are responsible for handling food, and is accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

Food Safety for Catering Retail

Course Overview​

Topics Covered

  1. The importance of food safety procedures and legislation.
  2. Microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards and their control.
  3. Good temperature control and stock rotation.
  4. The importance of good personal hygiene and preventing contamination.
  5. Keeping work areas and equipment clean and safe.
  6. Safe waste disposal and pest control.


  1. E-learning and face to face at customer premises or one of MetaGedu’s eight delivery campuses nationwide
  2. Programme requirements: A minimum of level 1 or equivalent in English.


Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering / Retail


One day workshop (when face to face)

Start Dates

Programmes are delivered on demand starting at many points through the year


Multiple choice examination


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