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CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene has been designed as a first level course incorporating fundamental food hygiene knowledge for all food handlers.

The programme covers a defined syllabus and is assessed by a short objective test consisting of 30 multi-choice questions.

Computer tests are available to ensure that candidates with learning difficulties or disabilities can also access the training and achieve success.

Elements of study within the syllabus include the following:
estimated annual cost to society through accidents and ill health is £11 to £16 billion Introduction to Food Hygiene
25 million working days are lost annually Prevention of Contamination and Food Poisoning
25000 people are forced to give up work through injury Personal Hygiene
Uninsured losses amount to £315 per employee Food Pests
accidents account for 37% of profits Food Safety Legislation
accidents account for 37% of profits Premises & Equipment
accidents account for 37% of profits Food Poisoning & Microbiology
accidents account for 37% of profits Cleaning & Disinfection

Target Audience

Employee*s with little or no prior knowledge of current Food Hygiene legislation who require a nationally recognised certificate.

Learning Objectives

On-site investigation To promote better food practices;
Taking of witness statements To increase awareness of food hygiene issues;
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs To carryout assigned tasks in both safe and efficient manner;
Collation of supporting documentation To understand the legal responsibilities of both the employer and
employee as defined by the Food Safety Act.

Course Duration

1 day (6 hours) 09.30-1630

Please telephone for details of future dates and venues