Level 2 Award in Food Safety

NVQ Food Safety

This course is aimed at those people who handle food in hospitality or catering sector.

Course overview

This is a one-day course, it will give anyone working in the food industry the necessary knowledge and understanding of the importance of food safety. The learners will become more confident in delivering quality service to customers and they will understand better their role within a food safety management system.

Course content

  • Food safety procedures
  • Personal hygiene
  • Safe storage of food
  • Food safety legislation
  • Food safety hazards
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Hot holding, cooking and reheating
  • Principles of safe food handling and storage
  • Cleaning
  • Equipment and premises


Multiple choice test conducted orally or in writing.