RSPH Level 2 Award Food Safety and Hygiene

Qualification suitable for Food handlers working in any part of Catering or Retail Business Environment

Regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.

Ofqual Qualification Number: 603/2395/4 QiW: C00/1211/8

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

The qualification covers the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls, enabling the holder of this knowledge and understanding to follow procedures, and take appropriate action in case any Food Safety hazard is identified as well as to contribute in cntinuous improvement of food safe practice in a work environment.

The qualification may also be suitable for contractors and visitors to the food retail or catering environment e.g. equipment maintenance engineers and delivery personnel.

Guided Learning Hours: 7, TQT: 7. This Level 2 qualification covers

Summary of Outcomes:

Unit: Food Safety and Hygiene Unit Level: 2

1. Understand food safety hazards,

2. Understand how to control food safety hazards

Progression Opportunities:

On completion of this qualification, learners will be able to gain employment within the food sector, 

Successful candidates can also progress on to further qualifications, such as:

RSPH Level 3 Award in Supervision of Food Safety and Hygiene (Catering)

RSPH Level 3 Award in Supervision of Food Safety and Hygiene (Retail)

RSPH Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing

RSPH Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Health

RSPH Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing

Special Needs:

Candidates with special assessment needs should consult