Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering

Price is per online user of this course – VAT exempt.

This online course leads to the level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification certified by OCN.  It has been developed and written by a food safety specialist, taking into account the requirements of People 1st – the Sector Skills Councils for hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism, to ensure that qualifications meet the needs of employers.

For:  All staff working in any type of catering such as hotels, restaurants, hospitals, care homes and schools.  This course gives learners a basic awareness of good hygiene and safety issues and meets food industry recommendations, with reference to employees preparing, cooking and handling food in catering settings and satisfies legal requirements for training.

Although this course is an OCN accredited qualification it can be purchased with or without the OCN certificate:

eLearning Marketplace certificate £25.00

OCN (Awarding Body) certificate £37.00

Please select the option you require when adding the course to your cart.

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Sold By: AF Associates


Course Overview 

To encourage all food handlers to be aware of the hazards to food safety within their workplace and how they can be controlled and encourage good hygiene practice.

Content:  The course covers the following topics:

  • Food Poisoning
  • Bacteriology
  • Prevention of Contamination
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Premises & Pest Control
  • Cleaning & Disinfection
  • The Law

Course Structure:   The course content is available online, learners are supplied with a unique username and password to access the course.  Learners work through the learning material at their own pace and speed, completing the online activities, quizzes & tests.  The online course is fully animated with very high quality graphics/animation and it also has a full audio voice over.

Duration:  Approximately 3 hours to complete the course online in full.  Learn as much as you want in any session and return.  Sign up and start immediately

Time:  Enrol at any time and learn at your own pace.  No time limit for course completion.

Support:  Full tutor (food safety specialist) and IT support available during the course via e-mail

Entry Requirements:  No qualifications necessary.

Assessment:  Testing is continuous throughout the learning. In the event that questions are answered incorrectly online, the course will take the learner back to the relevant section and then asks the question again.

Certification:  Immediate downloadable certificate indicating successful completion of the course  which can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

If the OCN (Awarding Body) certificate is required please contact us and we will arrange for this to be issued following successful completion of the course. There is a £12 charge for the OCN certificate.

Suggested Progression on Completion:  Level 3 Award in Food Safety


10% discount for 10 or more users purchased.For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 85 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]


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Available for immediate enrolment


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eLearning Marketplace Certificate, OCN Certificate


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