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Please note: this qualification will be withdrawn on 28 April 2017.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


All learners who have taken the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are recommended to take a refresher course three years after completion.

Who needs this qualification?

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

Why is this training important?

Food safety regulations and best practice are constantly changing and in order to guarantee safe food to consumers, food business operators must ensure their employees are kept up-to-date:

  Refresh learners’ knowledge of food safety
  Complete the CIEH Level 2 Food Safety qualification portfolio
  Encourage best practice within the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will:

  Learn the importance of food safety and gain knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved:
  Understand how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling)
  Gain the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customer

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  Qualification Specification 


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