Foundation Certificate in Food Safety (Level 2)


Food hygiene and safety training providers have identified a growing need to make food safety learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. Reflecting sector-specific needs these food safety qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards. In line with this demand, the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety and hygiene needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors. It is fundamental training for all food handlers.

Topics covered:

  • legislation
  • food safety and hygiene hazards
  • temperature control
  • refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • food handling
  • principles of safe food storage
  • cleaning
  • food premises and equipment.

Qualification information

Designed for Food handlers working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled

  • Course duration - One day programme
  • Assessment method - Multiple choice examination

Course details

Next course dates   

Due to COVID-19, food hygiene training is temporarily suspended. Please check this page in the future for updates.


All courses will be held at:

  • Civic Centre
    High Road
    Wood Green
    N22 8LE

Fees and how to apply

From 1 April 2023, the course will cost £80.30 per person.

Please note: Concessionary rates are not available for this course.

To  apply please complete our online form:

Apply for food hygiene course

Contact us

  • Commercial Environmental Health
    Level 4 - Alexandra House
    10 Station Road 
    Wood Green
    N22 7TR 
  • Contact us online

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Page last updated:

April 4, 2023

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