QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF)

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

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those working, or planning to work, in the food catering industry. It 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.

Course OverviewQualification Specification

During this 1 day course, Learners will build an understanding on the importance of safe food handling practices and keeping foods safe. Topics covered include: food safety laws, types of contamination and the associated risks, bacteriology, personal hygiene, safe food handling practices and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Learner Registration Fees

Here at Qualsafe Awards we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. That's why our Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£6.50 £6.01 £5.85 £5.68

Price includes:

Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Assessment Guide and Multiple Choice Question Papers.

Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF) certificate personalised with their Centre’s details.

Centre Requirements

In order to deliver this qualification, Centres will require a minimum of 1 Trainer and 1 Internal Quality Assurer (these cannot be the same person). Please refer to the above Qualification Specification (pages 5-6) to check the qualification approval requirements required for these positions. Centres will also need to have appropriate policies, systems and procedures in place as well as suitable and adequate venues, equipment and learning resources. For further details on Centre requirements, please consult page 6 of the Qualification Specification above.

Key Facts

QAN Number: 600/8920/9

Ofqual regulated? Yes

Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 9

Contact Learning Hours (CLH) 6 minimum

Credit Value: 1

Assessment: 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Qualification Valid For: Refresher training recommended every 3 years

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