The objective of the Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene is to cover the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in either a catering or retail environment. It is a valuable free standing qualification that is also suitable for learners and employees engaged in other food based vocational training and employment.
The purpose of this qualification is for learners, aged from 14 upwards to obtain a knowledge and understanding of: the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems.
These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.
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