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Highfield Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing (RQF) - Online

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in a manufacturing environment. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment as a food handler working in a manufacturing environment, or to support a role in the workplace.

The training of food handlers is a legal requirement, and the key to profitability and high standards of food safety is to ensure their competency.

Topics Covered

  • The importance of food safety procedures and complying with the law
  • Microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards and their control
  • Good temperature control and stock rotation
  • The importance of good personal hygiene and preventing contamination, including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts and reporting illness
  • Keeping work areas and equipment clean and safe
  • safe waste disposal
  • pest control


At a Glance

Course Duration 10 hours
Course Outcome Certification endorsed by Highfield
Price £80 
Assessment This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination. The exam can be taken at home on your computer. You'll need a webcam, smartphone, identification and an isolated area.

Learner Testimonial

"I very much enjoyed doing the course, it was so easy to follow and gave me all the information I needed."

Jane Thope, North Yorkshire