Global Horizon Skills
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Level 2 Food Safety | L’Derry | 8 Feb

Location: Northern Ireland Science Park, Bay Road, L'Derry, BT48 7TG

Time: 9:30 - 16:30

QA Level 2 Food Safety

  • 6 Hour Course
  • Ofqual Regulated
  • Refresher training reccomended every 3 years

Did you know that there are more than 500,000 cases of food poisoning in the UK each year?

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

The QA Level 2 Food Safety 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 due to their work.

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

Whats Covered?

  1. The Importance of food safety
  2. Food safety laws
  3. Legal responibilities of food handlers
  4. Types of contamination and the associated risks
  5. Bacteriology
    1. Food poisoning
    2. Foodborne illnesses
  6. An introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  7. Personal hygiene
  8. Work flow, work surface and equipment
  9. Cleaning and disinfection
  10. Waste disposal
  11. Pest Control
  12. Safe food handling practices including time and temperature controls
    1. Preperation
    2. Cooking and reheating
    3. Chilling
    4. Cooling
    5. Freezing
    6. Thawing
    7. Hot holding
    8. Displaying food
    9. Core Temperatures
    10. Food preservtion
    11. Storage
  13. Stock control procedures

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