The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification for people working, or planning to work, in the food catering industry. The qualification is also ideal for those who come into contact with food handling areas due to the nature of their work, such as pest control officers and delivery personnel.

Successful candidates will gain a strong understanding of the importance of food safety, including correct food handling practices and measures to reduce the risk of contamination.

Food Safety in Catering Training in Liverpool, Manchester and across North Wales

This Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award is Ofqual regulated and we use the awarding body of Qualsafe – As a regulated Food Safety training qualification, you can book this course and rest assured that you have fulfilled your legal responsibilities for providing quality Food Safety training.

We can deliver this Food Safety in Catering – Level 2 award course directly in your workplace, reducing your costs for staff travel and reducing time out of the business. The group cost to deliver this course for 6 – 10 delegates direct in your workplace is only £465.00 +Vat.

Course Content:
This course will provide your business with all the tools you need in order to set up a food safety management system and maintain high levels of food hygiene within your establishment. Course content includes the following:

  • The importance of food safety
  • Food safety laws
  • Legal responsibilities of food handlers
  • Types of contamination and the associated risks
  • Bacteriology
  • An introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Personal hygiene
  • Work flow, work surfaces and equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Waste disposal
  • Pest control
  • Safe food handling practices including time and temperature controls
  • Cooking & reheating
  • Chilling
  • Cooling
  • Freezing
  • Thawing
  • Hot holding
  • Stock control procedures


Download Course Details for the Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award 

Certification & Assessment:
Delegates will be required to complete a multiple choice exam at the end of the course. On successfully completing the course delegates will be awarded a Qualsafe QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award

Delivered directly in your workplace across the North West area including:

  • Liverpool
  • Warrington
  • St Helens
  • Wirral


  • Manchester
  • Chester
  • Widnes
  • North West

For further guidance on your Food Safety requirements in the workplace please visit the Food Standards Agency website section at https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance

For more information on our Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award Courses offered by Training Solutions North West and how we can help you find the right training courses for your business please email us. Or alternatively, call us on 0151 515 0416 and speak with one of our training consultants.