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This qualification covers the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in either a catering or retail environment
The objective of the RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene is to cover the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in a food environment, as well as to obtain a knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice, and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems.
The learner must be aged 14 or above
The knowledge and understanding of the candidates will be assessed by a multiple- choice examination. The multiple choice examination is provided by RSPH. A candidate who is able to satisfy the learning outcomes will achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30 in the examination. Strong performance in some areas of the qualification content may compensate for poorer performance in other areas.
The examination consists of 30 questions. The duration of the examination is 40 minutes.
On completion of this qualification, learners will be able to gain employment within the catering sector, working in a kitchen environment, café and bar when dealing with and handling food.
Mode of Study
Hours per Week
Number of Weeks
Total Full Fee £58.00
Total Concessionary Fee £39.00
Fees Payable Each Year
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