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Level 2 Award in Cleaning in Food Premises

This course can 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 an essential introduction to the hazards associated with cleaning in food premises and how to control the risks involved and to prevent harm.

Who needs this qualification?

The qualification recognises the importance role of both in-house and contract cleaners and provides an awareness of the hazards, risks and controls specific to their environment.

Why is this training important?

Under Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs Annex II, food business operators are required to;

  • keep food premises clean and maintained in good repair and condition
  • ensure that any articles, fittings and equipment which come into contact with food are effectively cleaned and, where necessary, disinfected with sufficient frequency to avoid the risk of contamination.

Learning Outcomes;

  • Understand the importance of cleaning in food premises, identify hazards and describe controls to reduce risk.
  • Understand the need for proer preparation before commencing cleaning operations in food premises, from storgae to personal hygiene.
  • understand the range of options avaialble in the methods and materials for cleaning and outline the controls that can be implemented to prevent contamination and cross-contamination and facilitate clenaing.
  • Understand the importance of measuring the impact of the cleaning undertaken in food premises.


Duration: this training is delivered in a one day programme

Assessment: is by a 60 minute Multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 20.
Ofqual Accredited: Yes, Ref. 500/5526/4
Prerequisite: None



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