Duration: 1 day
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What Is It?
This Level 2 Food Safety in Catering course will provide your employees with knowledge of basic food hygiene practices that are essential in the catering industry. It will give them a thorough understanding of how to control common food safety risks. As a result, they will gain confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to your customers.
Who Should Attend?
This one day course is ideal for anyone who handles, prepares or cooks food. It is especially designed for those working in a catering environment; in establishments such as hotels, restaurants, pubs and bars, cafes, takeaways, schools and colleges, residential care homes and hospitals.
It is also suitable for those providing services to catering premises such as maintenance engineers, cleaners, pest-control operators and delivery staff.
Why’s It Important?
If your staff are involved in food handling or work in a food handling environment; you have a legal obligation to ensure they receive food safety training appropriate to their job role.
It is essential that your employees have a clear understanding of food safety law and the powers of enforcement. They also need to know what to do to prevent the risk of prosecution. Furthermore, it is your responsibility to ensure they gain the knowledge and the skills required.
People who have eaten food, which has been contaminated, by poor food practices are at risk of suffering from the effects of food poisoning bacteria, with symptoms such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps. Some of these people may even die.
Failing to comply with these regulations, can carry heavy penalties in the way of fines, poor staff morale, loss of business, a bad reputation and possibly even imprisonment.
What Will You Gain?
By attending this Level 2 Food Safety in Catering course, your employees will know how to identify and report key food safety issues.
In addition, they will also understand how to control food safety risks; particularly in the areas of personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling.
On returning to the workplace, they will understand the principles of a food safety management system. They will also have the expertise and confidence to ensure that safe food is delivered to all customers.