RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene

The objective of the RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene is to cover the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in a food environment, as well as to obtain a knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice, and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. This qualification is regulated by Ofqual.

Who is it for?

Who is it for?

The purpose of this qualification is for learners, aged from 14 upwards to obtain a knowledge and understanding of: the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

All food handlers by law must have an through understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they serve from contamination.

The course provides learners with up-to-date food hygiene information using a range of written text, interactive exercises  to ensure learners thoroughly comprehend their food safety responsibilities.