Food Hygiene Training CIEH Level 2

Food Hygiene Training CIEH Level 2 – The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering provides a basic understanding of food hygiene and good practices in catering. The qualification is recognised nationally by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as a Level 2 Award.

(This course replaces the Basic Food Hygiene Course.)

Introduction to the Food Hygiene Course – CIEH Level 2

On completing the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering course, employees who handle food will gain a firm understanding of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved. They will have the confidence and expertise to deliver quality food safely to customers.


One Day
normally 9:00am – 4:15pm
we are flexible with Start times to accommodate the needs of your business. Please feel free to discuss your timings with us.

Who should attend the Food Hygiene Course?

This course is recommended for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industries and food production. Including;

  • Teachers and school ancillary staff
  • Care Home Kitchen Staff
  • Nannies
  • Clubs
  • Local Community organisations

Where Can I attend the Food Hygiene Course?

We can deliver ‘in house’ training at your Business venue and can provide you with a competitive price for group training. We can deliver any of the above courses at your place of work.
The ‘on site’ training option is particularly cost effective for Companies that have several people requiring training at the same time (usually 6 or more people). In addition to this there are many other benefits to arranging a first aid training course ‘on site’:

  • Choosing your own venue gives greater convenience
  • Travelling and accommodation costs can be reduced or removed
  • A greater choice of course types are available
  • The course content can be tailored to your exact requirements
  • Businesses and Organisations can choose a suitable time to run their course
  • Courses can be run anywhere in the UK.

Course Aims

This comprehensive one day course is designed for all first tier food handlers and staff who have not been formally trained in food hygiene. The aim of the course is to provide food handlers with an appreciation of the fundamentals of good food hygiene practice and to equip them with the practical skills necessary to work safely with food.

Course Content

  • Food hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration
  • Chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking
  • Hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food preservation
  • Storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Legislation


There will be a multiple-choice examination at the end of the last session. To sit the examination, candidates must attend 100% of the course.


A certificate will be issued to successful candidates who achieve the required level of assessment. All successful candidates will receive a nationally recognised level 2 award in food safety.


We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for all your Food Hygiene Training requirements. Call us directly on 0800 774 7034 and we will be able to discuss your requirements.

Did you know that we can also deliver 3 Hour Manual Handling Awareness training directly in your workplace. The course is suitable for a wide range of staff from those with obvious work related handling tasks through to sales and office staff that may appear to have much less manual handling involved in their work related activities. All are vulnerable to manual handling injuries (whether at work or at home), so all will benefit from a knowledge of good technique.

Any prices which are quoted are exclusive of VAT.