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CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Formerly CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene)

York College

Other Qualifications , Food Safety

Course Description

Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers. The Award in Food Safety is validated by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and is a nationally recognised certificate that can be delivered in a day. Overview: In response to the requirements of the Sector Skills Councils and the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), the CIEH have launched new sector-specific Level 2 Awards in food safety, which replaces the CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene. The CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors. Programme content: The following key areas are covered during the programme: ? Legislation ? Food safety 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 Assessment: Assessment is via a multi-choice examination (30 minutes maximum) for which the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health will issue a certificate to successful candidates who achieve the required level of assessment. Duration: One-day programme (including assessment)

Fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers. The Award in Food Safety is validated by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and is a nationally recognised certificate that can be delivered in a day. Overview: In response to the requirements of the Sector Skills Councils and the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), the CIEH have launched new sector-specific...

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