Food Hygiene Level 2 & 3 Course

The aim of this qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic food safety practices that are essential in the food catering, retail and manufacturing industries. This includes the hazards and risks to food safety presented by food operations and personnel together with cost-effective, practical control measures.

Course Content

The Level 2 Award

Duration: 1 Day
Provides candidates with knowledge of the basic Food Safety practices that is essential in the food catering, retail and manufacturing industries.

  • Understand how individuals can take
    personal responsibility for food safety
  • Understand the importance of keeping
    him/herself clean and hygienic
  • Understand how the working areas are
    kept clean and hygienic
  • Understand the importance of keeping
    food safe
  • Introduction to food safety
  • The law
  • Food safety hazards
  • Taking temperatures
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
    of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and re-heating of
  • Food handlers
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning

Assessment & Certification

Each delegate will need to successfully complete a multiple-choice examination paper to gain the qualification.

In House Training

Agility can deliver the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering course for you at your premises. A closed course on your site will also allow us to tailor our course and the given examples to your organisation’s activities and procedures.

For a tailored quote, contact us on 01527 571 611

The level 3 award 

Duration: 3 Days

Developed to provide a thorough understanding of Food Safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and control measures.

Who Should Attend?

Designed for those who are involved in managing or supervising any type of food or drink processes within a catering facility.

Course Content

The Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering covers the following areas:
• Legislation
• Applying and monitoring good hygiene practice

• Temperature control
• Workplace and equipment design
• Waste disposal, cleaning and disinfection
• Pest control
Personal hygiene of staff 
Contribution to staff training
• Implementation of food safety management


  • Food safety management tools Understand how food business operators can ensure compliance with food safety legislation

  • Understand the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice

  • Understand the role of the supervisor in staff training

Assessment & Certi cation


Each delegate will need to complete a multiple choice examination paper and an assessment to gain the qualification and certificate.

For a tailored quotation on how to reduce the risk and improve compliance within your business

Contact us today on 01527 571 611


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