In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene in Catering/Retail

Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene in Catering/Retail



Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat. This course is relevant to anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.  Typical environments may include: pubs, hotels, restaurants; supermarkets and retail environments; food and drink manufacturers; hospitals; care homes; schools; prisons.

Delegates will gain: a firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved; understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling);  and the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.

Course content

  • Legislation
  • Food safety and hygiene hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

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