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CIEH Level 2 Award in Cleaning in Food Premises

Introduction

This qualification will benefit anyone whose job it is to clean food premises by introducing them to the hazards associated with cleaning in food premises and how to control the risks involved to help to prevent harm being caused.

Cleaners in food premises can contribute significantly to controlling food safety hazards and risks associated with cross-contamination and cleaning. Cross-contamination is one of the most common risk factors reported in outbreaks of food poisoning.

Effective cleaning is essential to get rid of harmful bacteria and stop them spreading to food.

Who is this course for?
This qualification will benefit anyone whose job it is to clean food premises by introducing them to the hazards associated with cleaning in food premises and how to control the risks involved to help to prevent harm being caused.

Outline programme
The training programme covers the following topics:
Why clean?  the importance of cleaning in food premises Why clean? the importance of cleaning in food premises
Preparation for cleaning  the need for proper preparation before commencing cleaning operations in food premises Preparation for cleaning the need for proper preparation before commencing cleaning operations in food premises
Cleaning methods and processes  the range of options available in cleaning methods and materials Cleaning methods and processes the range of options available in cleaning methods and materials
Cleaning standards and impacts  the importance of measuring the impact of the cleaning undertaken in food premises. Cleaning standards and impacts the importance of measuring the impact of the cleaning undertaken in food premises.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of the training programme for the CIEH Level 2 Award in Cleaning in Food Premises will enable candidates to understand the:
Importance of cleaning in food premises Importance of cleaning in food premises
Need for proper preparation before commencing Need for proper preparation before commencing
Cleaning operations in food premises Cleaning operations in food premises
Range of options available in the methods Range of options available in the methods
Materials for cleaning Materials for cleaning
Importance of measuring the impact of the cleaning undertaken in food premises Importance of measuring the impact of the cleaning undertaken in food premises
Qualification information
Designed for: anyone whose job it is to clean food premises
Course duration: one-day programme
Assessment method: 30 MCQ examination paper
Ofqual accredited: Yes
Ofqual reference: 500/5526/4
Level: 2