CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety
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About this course

This course is suitable for those working in a catering setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. It will provide learners with fundamental food hygiene knowledge, designed to address the specific food safety needs of the catering sector.

If you are an employer and require one or more employees to enrol onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or

What will I learn?

The following topics will be covered:

  • Legislation
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control, refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
Entry requirements
You should be working in a catering setting already to enrol on this course
Study, assessment and qualifications
Assessment is by a multiple choice exam, to take place following the course.
Additional costs and information
If you have any questions please phone 0845 345 2235 or email
What could I do next?
You could progress onto the CIEH Supervising Food Safety Level 3 Award.