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CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This course is programmed for delivery as part of the open course timetable, it can also be delivered at a location and at a time that meets with your business requirements. Contact us to discuss.

This qualification is designed to provide learning which is relevant to all catering business environments and meets the National Occupational Standards, providing an Award which will be recognised by any business operator, in Berwick, Northumberland and throughout the United Kingdom. Delivery of this award is within a flexible syllabus which enables Marriner Business Support to tailor content to meet the specific needs of a business. We would be pleased to discuss how this might best meet your particulalr needs.

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone working in a catering setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Typical environments may include:

  • hotels, guest houses and Bed and Breakfasts;
  • pubs and restaurants;
  • hospitals;
  • care homes;
  • schools;
  • prisons.

Candidates do not require to hold any specific qualifications prior to undertaking study.

Why is this training important?

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

Learning outcomes

  • Firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved;
  • Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling);
  • Confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.
  • The qualification covers the following topics:
    Legislation, including the Food Safety Act
    Food safety and hygiene hazards
    Temperature control
    Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
    Cooking, hot holding and reheating
    Food handling
    Principles of safe food storage
    Food premises and equipment

How often should this qualification be renewed?

The qualification is recommended for renewal at least every three years.


Duration: Six hours for delivery
Assessment: One hour multiple choice examination. 30 questions with a pass mark of 20
Suggested progression: CIEH Level 3 Awards in Supervising Food Safety

How do I enrole for this training?

Contact Marriner Business Support through the online form, or using contact details


Mariner Business Support

Prividing a comprehensive 'one stop shop' Food Safety Consultancy.

"Flexible solutions for food safety compliance"

29 Main Street, Lowick, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2UD

t: 0845 5191108