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Award in Food Hygiene and Safety (endorsed) Level 2

Online course title, endorsement, level

Food Hygiene and Safety (endorsed) Level 2
(BYTSYZ e-Learning assessed, externally certificated)
Click Non-Endorsed course for Non-Endorsed version of this course.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

5 hours

Average study time

4 hours 11 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)

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Price per Course per Candidate

£60.00 + VAT

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Course Modules

  1. Food Hazards, Rules and Laws
  2. Keeping Food Safe

Training, assessment, certification and Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Assessment criterion based multiple choice questions with instant results.
All our courses conform to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) criteria.

Evidence of achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

Anyone working in a setting where food is prepared, cooked and served. Typical environments may include:

  • Pubs
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Contract catering
  • Fast-food outlets
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Nursing and care homes
  • Prisons
  • Armed forces

Course Description

This online course, that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, will enable students to understand the key issues relating to the causes, recognition and control of contaminated and unfit food.

This course consists of two main modules, namely:

  • Food hazards, Rules and Laws
  • Keeping Food Safe

Food Hazards, Rules and Laws

This module explores:

The key features of food poisoning, including the:

  • Signs of food poisoning
  • Spread of food poisoning
  • Prevention of food poisoning
  • Common causes of food poisoning outbreaks

Food contamination:

  • Viruses
  • Bacteria
  • Toxins

The law relating to food safety and hygiene:

  • Main features of the Food Safety Act (1990)
  • Other major laws relating to food safety

Keeping Food Safe

This module explores:

The principles of safe food storage:

  • Chilled storage
  • Freezing
  • Thawing
  • Rules for storage areas

Stock rotation and food preparation:

  • Rules of stock rotation
  • Safe food preparation
  • Chopping boards
  • Cooking
  • Cooling
  • Serving

Effective hygiene:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Protective clothing
  • Cleaning
  • Disinfection
  • Pest control

To further embed the learning BYTSYZ has included a number of related exercises to encourage:

  • Liaison with managers to engage with issues at the local level, such as the content and location of local policies and procedures
  • The contextualisation of learning
  • Consolidation of learning

The course encourages the student to take personal action and develop and enhance their knowledge and skills in this critical area of health and safety.

Completing this course can contribute to Care Certificate Standards 8 & 15

Course Objectives

  1. Explain the key features of food Poisoning, how it is spread and prevented and demonstrate knowledge relating to the bacteria, viruses and toxins that cause it
  2. Describe the main laws and rules that exist to minimise the risks related to poor food handling
  3. Explain the key principles relating to the storage, temperature and cooking of food
  4. Describe how the risk of food contamination can be reduced through effective personal hygiene, cleaning and pest control

Customer reviews about online course Award in Food Hygiene and Safety (endorsed) Level 2 ...

GRAHAM from Bognor Regis (05-12-2013)
An excellent Food Hygiene and Safety (accredited) Level 2 online course with lots of useful information.

LEANNE from Doncaster (04-03-2012)
Great Food Hygiene and Safety (accredited) Level 2 online course, easy to follow! Would deffo use again!

LIAM from Redditch (07-06-2011)
Very good website. No complaints.

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