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Level 2 Food Hygiene And Safety Certificate


Advance your knowledge of food hygiene through our accredited online learning, perfect for those working in catering and food preparation.

Level 2 Food Hygiene And Safety Certificate

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Duration: 1 hr 15 mins

Retakes: Unlimited


Our Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate course covers food hygiene, food hazards, food poisoning, how food becomes unsafe, personal hygiene, awareness of contamination, time and temperature factors, proper cleaning and sanitising, premises and equipment and food handling responsibilities. This is perfect for anyone preparing or handling food. All videos come with English, Ukrainian and Arabic subtitles.

Our Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate course is a natural next stage from the digital college course, "An Introduction to Basic Food Hygiene".

Final assessment: Receive your certificate

At the end of the course you will be asked to take a final online assessment in the form of a multiple-choice exam.

If you pass, you will receive an official certificate from Highfield Qualifications via email. You can also immediately download and print a Digital College course certificate.

Course Syllabus

  • What is Food Hygiene?

    An introduction to the course content and format, followed directly by the first section of the course discussing "what is food hygiene?"

  • Food Hazards and Food Poisoning

    This chapter covers Section 2 Food Hazards and Section 3 Food Poisoning

  • How Food Becomes Unsafe

    "How food becomes unsafe" is Section Four of this course. Because it is such a large and important section, it is split into sub-sections. This chapter covers an introduction to the subject and then goes on to cover sub-section 4a, Personal Hygiene

  • Food Contamination

    This chapter hosts sub-sections 4b and 4c, covering food contamination, in its various forms, and how time and temperature play a crucial role in food safety.

  • Cleaning and Sanitising & Premises and Equipment

    This chapter concludes Section Four by covering how cleaning and sanitizing should be paramount within the food preparation area, and then goes on to discuss premises and equipment.

  • Food Handling Responsibilities

    This is the final Chapter of this course and it covers Section Five, Food Handling Responsibilities.

Obtaining your certificate

You will need to pass a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course in order to gain your accreditation. Once passed, we will send your official certificate by email.

Level 2 Food Hygiene And Safety Certificate

Advance your knowledge of food hygiene through our accredited online learning, perfect for those working in catering and food preparation.



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