Programme Description

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. It is also the most popular food safety qualification accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

Topics include 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 and pest control.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food. This course can be delivered and assessed completely online or face to face. Choose Catering, Retail or Manufacturing when booking.

This course can be completed online in your own time or in one of our 1 day face to face classes run monthly in various areas.

At a Glance

  1 day or 7 hours

  Graig, Llanelli / Jobs Well, Carmarthen / Pibwrlwyd, Carmarthen / Ammanford, Carmarthenshire / Gelli Aur, Llandeilo / Online Learning

Who is it for?

This qualification is suitable for those working in a catering, retail or manufacturing environment who are responsible for handling food.

Entry Requirements



On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking the Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Catering.



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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN