THE LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE FOR RETAIL COURSE
The Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for retail course is a basic food hygiene course, which ensures that anyone working in an environment where food in retail state is handled, complies fully with current UK legislation. This course is ideal for food handlers in supermarket and other food retailing environments.
Food Handlers in roles which involve preparing or handling high risk foods in a Catering environment should take the Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene course. This course is available on our dedicated site Food Safety UK.
The estimated duration of this course is 3.5 hours. Learners may log in and out of the system. Course progress is automatically saved.
Learners have 90 days access to the course materials from the date of registration. Learners receive individual login details and can access the course using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Course access ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission.
WHO REQUIRES THIS COURSE.
This level 2 food hygiene course (formerly known as Foundation Food Hygiene or Basic Food Hygiene) is highly recommended for food handlers working in a food retailing environment.
Consists of 8 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – FOOD SAFETY IN GENERAL
UNIT 2 – FOOD LAW
UNIT 3 – FOOD HAZARDS
UNIT 4 – TEMPERATURE
UNIT 5 – FOOD HANDLER CONSIDERATIONS
UNIT 6 – STORING FOOD SAFELY
UNIT 7 – CLEANING CONSIDERATIONS
UNIT 8 – CONTROL OF PESTS
By the end of the course learners should be able to.
- Understand the consequences of poor food hygiene standards and the benefits of a good food hygiene regime.
- Define the terms food poisoning, food safety, food-borne illness, food allergy, contamination, hazard and HACCP.
- Understand the relationship between hazard, risk and control.
- Explain the use of a documented food safety management system.
- Understand the reasons for food poisoning and recognise those most susceptible to its effects.
HOW IT WORKS.
Click the BUY NOW button at the bottom of this page or the ADD TO CART button above to begin. We accept Individual or Multiple user registrations. Furthermore managers can purchase as an individual and then convert to a group at a later stage.
We offer multiple learner enrolment discounts, which are applied straightaway to your purchase.
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You may begin training straightaway. Following payment you will receive 90 days access to the course materials. You will be logged into your course straightaway, and login details will instantly be sent to your email address.
Course access is 24/7. Indeed you may contact us by email 24 hours a day. The system will save your course progress automatically, therefore allowing you to leave and return to the course whenever you wish.
THE FINAL TEST.
The online final exam has a pass mark of 80%. It consists of 30 multiple choice questions. The final exam can be accessed straightaway after all of the course units have been completed. It does not have a time limit. Course units cannot be accessed during the final exam. As a result the integrity of the exam is maintained.
In the event of a fail, free resits are available. Learners may return to the course and review the content before resitting the exam.
The final certificate is instantly sent to your email address in PDF format, following a successful exam submission. Thereupon your course access will cease immediately. You will receive an on-screen message confirming your result.
In the case of multiple learner enrolments, Group Leaders will instantly receive a copy of their learners certificate. Therefore providing an instant record of learner achievement.
On successful completion of the course a high quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to you immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of your achievement for compliance and audit.
The certificate confirms that the course you have taken is recognised by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Our certificates have unique certificate numbers which can be verified.