Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (RQF)

EU and UK regulations state that all food handlers must receive appropriate training in food safety practices relevant to their duties. However, having a good understanding of food safety practices is not only a legal requirement, but it is also essential in protecting the health of both consumers and food handlers.

Intended Audience

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification has been specifically designed for people working, or planning to work, in a food retail environment such as supermarkets, corner shops or premises with hot and chilled food display counters.

Course Overview

During this 1 day course, Learners will build an understanding of the importance of food safety in a retail environment. Topics covered include personal responsibility for food safety, the importance of personal hygiene, keeping work areas clean and hygienic, safe food handling practices and keeping food products safe. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

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