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This award aims to provide learners with an understanding of food safety and the food safety related operational knowledge to perform the role of food handler in the catering and hospitality industry. The award follows the nationally recognised level 2 Syllabus and covers professional guidelines including EHO and FSA requirements. Relevant settings include all premises providing food to the general public including commercial, not-for-profit and volunteer settings.

QUALIFI Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Catering/Retail/Manufacturing) (AFS2SFG2012)
Accredited Endorsed Level 2 Award accredited by QUALIFI
QUALIFI is a UK Awarding Organisation regulated by OFQUAL

Award ReferenceAFS2SFG2012
Award TypeEndorsed Award with equivalence at QCF Level 3
Guided Learning Hours6-8 hours
Level 2
Credit value1
AssessmentMultiple choice examination (online)
DeliveryVideo and text online with tutor support 
Launched (review)2012 (2018)

The QUALIFI Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (also Retail and Manufacturing) is an Award aimed at food handlers operating within the UK catering and hospitality industries. This includes those involved in all aspects of handling food from delivery, to storage, preparation, cooking and service.
Candidates gaining this award will understand that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in all stages and aspects of food production and service. They will gain an insight into the legal basis for safe food production in the UK, and how physical, chemical and micro-biological hazards threaten food safety, and these hazards can be controlled. They will also learn the importance of good personal hygiene, and the food handler’s role in a HACCP based Food Safety
Management system.
The award follows the nationally recognised level 2 syllabus for food handlers (formerly known as the basic food hygiene certificate) and covers professional standards and guidelines placed on all catering premises by Environmental Health (EHOs), the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) and sector skills councils.

There are no prerequisites for this award. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent.

QUALIFI Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Supervisors (AFS3SFG2013)

This award is made up of one mandatory unit. Candidates must successfully complete the assessment for the unit via online multi-choice examination to achieve the award. The award can be gain as a free standing unit qualification or as part of a wider programme of learning.

This award is assessed via a 30 question multiple-choice examination, tested online and with a guide completion time of 1 hour. Successful candidates must answer a minimum of 25 questions out of 30 correctly (83%). Following assessment, the assessment result will be provided to the candidate, and certificates for those who are successful are generated and provided electronically.

This award is provided for delivery to learners aged 16+ yrs.

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