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Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2

Online Course Title

Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2 (non-Endorsed, BYTSYZ e-Learning Certificated)

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How to book this online course

if you are an individual candidate


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Fee per Course per Candidate

£24.99 + VAT (inclusive: all modules, online training, unlimited trial assessments, 1 (one) final assessment for each module, certificate, online and phone student support)

Course Modules

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

Training and Assessment method

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Multiple choice questions (instant results).

Average study time

3 hours 22 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.)

Evidence of achievement

BYTSYZ e-Learning Certificate of achievement and student transcript.

This 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 BYTSYZ online course in Food Hygiene and Safety 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
  • HACCP

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

Due to the experience and previous knowledge of the individual completing the course, BYTSYZ has built in explanations of all new and technical terms that the student may be facing for the first time.

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.


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 Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2 ...

CARLA from Redcar (01-10-2013)
Very to the point and concise

SATINDER from London (22-07-2013)
I enjoyed doing this Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2 online course a lot. It is a great knowledge.

NICOLETA from London (09-06-2013)
Excellent courses.

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