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Award in Food Safety in Catering (Online) - Level 2


This course is designed to give you knowledge and understanding of the principles of keeping food safe and is the accepted standard for workers in cafes, restaurants and food outlets.

Our online courses give you the flexibility to manage your life and studies

  • 24-hour access to your online course
  • Maintain earning power while you learn
  • Study around work or family commitments
  • Study in the comfort of your own home.

Please note, at the end of your course, you will be required to attend one of our college campuses to undertake a knowledge test. Please get in touch for further details, 01623 413602.

Start dates and fees

This course is FREE for adults aged between 19 and 23 who have a full Level 2 qualification (or higher), and adults aged 24 and over irrespective of prior attainment level, if they are unemployed and in receipt of qualifying benefits, or are employed but earn less than £20,319 per year.

This course costs £32.50 for adults aged between 19 and 23 who have a full Level 2 qualification (or higher), and adults aged 24 and over irrespective of prior attainment level, if they are employed and earn more than £20,319 per year, or are unemployed but not in receipt of benefits.

The course cannot be funded for adults aged between 19 and 23 with a prior attainment level less than a full Level 2 qualification, therefore a fee of £65 is payable.

If you currently work in a small to medium business in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire, you may be entitled to this course FREE of charge via the reskill and recover project. Find out more.

What will I study?

  • Basic food hygiene
  • Contaminants in food
  • Cooking and storing safely
  • Cleaning and waste disposal
  • Kitchen layout
  • The law
  • Research

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.

How long is the course?

Total time to complete this course is 10 hours (including exam).


Career opportunities

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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