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Level 2 Award - Food Safety for Retail

£12.00

Price is per online user of this course.

This online course has been developed and written by a food safety specialist, taking into account the requirements of Skillsmart Retail – the Sector Skills Councils for retail, to ensure that qualifications meet the needs of employers.

See below for further information.

Sold By: AF Associates

Description

Course Overview

This Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail will encourage all food handlers to be aware of the hazards to food safety within their workplace.  The course will look at how food safety can be controlled and how to ensure good hygiene practices.

Course Content

This Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail online course covers the following topics:

  • Food Poisoning
  • Bacteriology
  • Prevention of Contamination
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Premises and Pest Control
  • Cleaning and 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 and tests.  The online course is fully animated with very high quality graphics/animation and it also has a full audio voice over.

Course Duration

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

Enrol at any time and learn at your own pace.

Course Support 

Full tutor (food safety specialist) and IT support available during the course via e-mail and discussion boards.

Course Audience

All staff working in any type of food retail enviroment.  This online course gives learners a basic awareness of good hygiene and safety issues and meets food industry recommendations, with reference to employees handling food in retail setting and satisfies legal requirements for training.

Entry Requirements

No qualifications necessary.

Course 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.

Course Certification

After the satisfactory conclusion of the course material, the student can download a certificate as evidence of the food safety course completion. This course is certified to UK Level 2 Standards.  The award enables the learner to demonstrate to regulatory bodies that they have successfully passed the food safety course in accordance with the national occupational standards and legal requirements.

Suggested Progression on Completion

Level 3 Award in Food Safety

Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments 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.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or 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].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

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FAQs

There is no legal requirement to renew training at a specified time. However, there is a requirement for staff to have up to date food safety knowledge in line with their work activities.

As best practice for renewing a premises food hygiene certificate is 3 years, and this involves an environmental health inspector checking that staff are appropriately trained, it has become industry practice to renew training every 3 years. However, if an employees responsibilities for handling food change or the organisation adopts a new procedure then training should be delivered at that time.

Yes, by law anyone handling food needs to receive training in food hygiene which enables them to handle food in the safest way appropriate to the area they work in.  The level required depends on the job role and responsibilities;

  1. Level 1 in Food Safety – provides the basic understanding required by any food handlers to meet legal requirements for food safety. Suitable for anyone working in a food production or retail business.
  2. Level 2 in Food Safety – provides an understanding of the importance of food safety and the knowledge of safe practices and procedures. Suitable for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting.
  3. Level 3 in Food Safety – builds on the basic knowledge of food safety best practice to provide an in-depth understanding. Suitable for supervisors and managers
  4. Level 4 in Food Safety – comprehensive understanding of the management of food safety. Suitable for quality assurance managers, food production managers, owners of food businesses and food hygiene auditors.

The level required depends on your job role and responsibilities;

  1. Level 1 in Food Safety – provides the basic understanding required by any food handlers to meet legal requirements for food safety. Suitable for anyone working in a food production or retail business.
  2. Level 2 in Food Safety – provides an understanding of the importance of food safety and the knowledge of safe practices and procedures. Suitable for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting.
  3. Level 3 in Food Safety – builds on the basic knowledge of food safety best practice to provide an in-depth understanding. Suitable for supervisors and managers
  4. Level 4 in Food Safety – comprehensive understanding of the management of food safety. Suitable for quality assurance managers, food production managers, owners of food businesses and food hygiene auditors.

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