Food Safety Training

Food Safety in Retail

QA Level 2 Award (RQF) (Coming Soon)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/2593/8.

  • Unit 1: The Principles of Food Safety for Retail.

Course Information

The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1-day course has been designed to introduce individuals to the principles and fundamentals of food safety associated with retail. It includes how individuals have a personal responsibility for food safety, the importance of personal hygiene, keeping work areas clean and hygienic, safe food handling practices and keeping food products safe.

This qualification is designed for people who work, or intend to work in a food retail environment.

Course Duration

The Food Safety in Catering course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 7 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 4 weeks.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessment includes:

  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 2 Award Food Safety in Retail (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is refreshed every 3 years from date of certification. This qualification may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.

Some possible routes of progression are:

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 14 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that students have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Location

We are able to deliver our Food Safety in Retail course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.