Hospitality and catering

Food Safety in Hospitality and Catering

Duration: approximately 5 hours self-paced

This basic food hygiene course is set at a level 2 standard, which explores all aspects of food safety within hospitality and catering businesses. Validated by Occupational Awards Limited.

If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Identify how to prevent contamination including cross contamination, and unsafe storage
  • State what is food poisoning and how can it be prevented
  • Recognise the different types of bacteria which can cause food poisoning
  • Define HACCP
  • Explain how a HACCP system works
  • Describe biological, chemical and physical food safety hazards
  • Outline personal hygiene and PPE requirements
  • Summarise temperature control, including how to take a temperature, cooking and storage
  • Describe cleaning procedures
  • Explain allergen control
  • Identify pest control measures and the responsibility of a food handler
  • Define the food handler’s responsibilities with regards to food safety law