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Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Schools

This accredited Level 2 Food Safety award has been specially designed for all who work in schools.

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  • Why do I need to do this course? Open or Close
    All staff who handle food for the public are required by UK and EU food regulations to have the appropriate level of food hygiene training. This accredited Level 2 Food Safety for Childcare & Early Years course is ideal for all staff involved in preparing and serving food and covers the main principles of food safety within a childcare and/or education environment. This course is accepted by Environmental Health officers, Ofsted and inspecting organisations as evidence of food hygiene training.
  • What does the course cover? Open or Close
    • Causes of food poisoning
    • Contamination in a childcare or Early Years setting
    • Micro-organisms
    • High Risk Foods in a childcare or Early Years setting
    • Cooking, chilling and re-heating
    • Preventing food poisoning in a childcare or Early Years setting
    • Personal hygiene
    • Cleaning and disinfection
    • Pest control
    • Premises & equipment
    • HACCP and Safer Food Better Business
  • Will the course be accepted by Environmental Health Officers? Open or Close
    YES. Our accredited course meets the nationally recognised standard for a Level 2 course and the standards required by an Environmental Health Officer. It is important that you can also demonstrate proof of learning (our certificate shows that you have taken a test and passed and is a way of demonstrating this learning) and that you are implementing this knowledge into your everyday role. You can be confident that as a Food Handler, you will be able to meet the UK/EU legal requirements by taking this accredited Level 2 course.

    Simply Training & Development are committed to maintaining the quality of courses and regularly monitors legislative and industry changes. This ensures that training material is always kept up to date and legally compliant, and meets Environmental Health's standards and requirements.
  • How long will the course take to complete? Open or Close
    It will take from 30 mins to 2 hours, depending on your experience. The greater your food and hygiene knowledge, the faster you will move through it.
  • What is involved in doing the course? Open or Close
    The course has various interactive activities, DVD clips, information slides and practice assessment questions throughout, ensuring an interesting and informative course.
  • How long will the certificate be valid for? Open or Close
    3 years.
  • How is the course assessed? Open or Close
    There is a short multiple choice assessment at the end of the course. An accredited 'Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Childcare & Early Years' certificate is awarded to everyone who achieves at least 21 marks out of 30 (70%).
  • How much does the course cost? Open or Close
    The cost for one certificate is £15, this decreases to £10.50 for multiple purchases.
    Click here for more details. Re-takes are free of change.  All prices exclude VAT.
  • What does the certificate look like? Open or Close
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  • What next? Open or Close
    There are 5 Simple steps to gain your Level 1 Award Food Safety In Childcare:

    - Press the "Add To Basket" button and fill out your personal and payment card details
    - A registration email will be sent out to you immediately, with joining instructions and log in details
    - Log in
    - Complete the course
    - Print your certificate
  • How do I pay? Open or Close
    We accept all major debit and credit cards through our secure payment system so you can buy with confidence

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Print your certificate on completion +++ Accepted by Environmental Health, Ofsted, CQC etc +++ Accredited Food Hygiene courses +++ Quick to complete - 30 mins - 2 hours +++ Great value - from £10.50 per person