CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing

Please note: this qualification will be withdrawn on 28 April 2017.

More information can be found on the Voluntary Surrender of Recognition page.


This qualification has been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments.

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone working in a manufacturing setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Why is this training important?

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the qualification, the learner will understand:

  • How individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety
  • The importance of keeping him/herself clean and hygienic
  • How the working areas are kept clean and hygienic
  • The importance of keeping products safe

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  Qualification Specification 


Duration  Duration  One-day programme
Assessment  Assessment  Multiple-choice question examination
Prerequisite  Prerequisite   Level 1 in literacy, or equivalent, recommended
Suggested Progression  Suggested Progression  CIEH Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing 
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