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Level 2 Award


Food Safety in Catering

February 2023 update:  Our Environmental Health team are currently looking to make arrangements to restart our face to face training sessions. We will update the info on this page as soon as we can, thank you

Image of an Inspector with a CatererDo you or your colleagues need to learn more about Food Safety?

If so then this is the course for you! It covers a range of topics to give you a sound, basic knowledge of food safety and leads to a nationally recognised qualification

Why should I attend a Food Hygiene Course?

It is very important that anyone who is working with or around food has a good understanding and knowledge of food safety. If you have an employee working for you who is not trained in this way, it could result in a customer getting food poisoning. This would be very bad for your business and would mean loss of trade. Also the law states that you and your employees must have some form of training in food safety to be able to work with food. This course is a nationally recognised course.

I want to know more about the course !

The course is run by enthusiastic and experienced members of the Tameside Council's Business Compliance Team. It will include a variety of presentations using lots of materials including videos. There will be a short examination at the end of the day which you will be fully prepared for.

What will I learn?

You can expect to learn about topics in these seven main areas:

  • Image of three chefsPersonal Hygiene
  • Premises equipment and pest control
  • Food poisoning
  • Prevention of food poisoning and food contamination
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Bacteriology
  • Legislation

What qualification will I achieve?

If you pass the course you will have achieved a good understanding of food safety and be desirable to the food industry. The qualification is nationally recognised, so it doesn't matter where you take it, and the course is accredited by the Highfield ABC.

What exactly will the course involve?

Don’t worry! The course only lasts 6 hours, so you can learn everything in one day.

How much does the course cost?

Details to be updated

When is the course running?

Dates of Food Courses 2020

Covid 19:  In order to follow social distancing requirements we have cancelled all our Food Hygiene Courses until further notice.  When it is possible to reschedule, we will update this page.  Thank you for your understanding

In-House Food Hygiene Training

Details to be updated


More information

For more information or to request a booking form please contact the Business Compliance Team on 0161 342 3479.

Contact Information
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Business Compliance Team
Environmental Services
Tame Street Depot
Tame Street
SK15 1ST

Good luck and enjoy the course!!