Qualsafe Awards (QA) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Course Duration: 1 day (6 hours)
Course Overview: This qualification has been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments. This course will extend in areas such as refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods, principles of safe storage and cleaning practices.
Who is this course for:Anyone working in a catering setting where food is prepared cooked and handled.
Course Pre-Requisites: None
Qualsafe Awards (QA) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Refresher)
Course Duration: ½ day (3 hours)
Course Overview: This course is designed to refresh attendees knowledge and understanding of the importance of food safety procedures and understand personal hygiene practices and role in reducing the risk of contamination. Subjects explored include identifying the sources and risks to food safety.
Who is this course for:All candidates who have taken the QA level 2 Awards in Food Safety are recommended to take a refresher course three years after completion.
Course Pre-Requisites: The participant must have a Level 2 Award in Food Safety.
Qualsafe Awards (QA) Level 3 Award in Food Safety
Course Duration: 3 days (18 hours)
Course Overview: In line with the national occupational standards reflecting sector-specific needs, these qualifications provide a thorough understanding of food safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. Attendees will learn how to implement and supervise a food safety management system and understand the concept of food hazards and the risks associated with them and more.
Who is this course for: Managers and supervisors in small, medium or large catering, manufacturing or retail businesses. Particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) based food safety management procedures and systems.
Course Pre-Requisites:Level 2 is required.
Qualsafe Awards (QA) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail
Course Duration: 1 days (6 hours)
Course Overview: The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification and covers the importance of food safety; food safety laws and legal responsibilities of food handlers; types of contamination and associated risks; bacteriology; an introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP); personal hygiene; design of premises and equipment; cleaning and disinfection; waste disposal; pest control; safe handling practices including time and temperature controls; stock control procedures and food spoilage. Successful candidates will develop a strong understanding of the importance of food safety, including correct food handling practices and measures to reduce the risk of contamination.
Who is this course for: The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (RQF) is designed for those working, or planning to work, in a food retail environment such as: supermarkets, corner shops or premises with hot and chilled food display counters.