Food Safety in Catering Award Ascentis – Level 2 Award

Online/Distance Learning

About the course

  • The Ascentis Level 2 Award for Food Safety in Catering is designed as a basic introduction to the principles of keeping food safe, with specific reference to the catering industry.
  • Online learning materials for the course are made available through the college Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), so can be studied in-centre and remotely (distance learning).
  • The course covers a number of different topics around food safety, including:

    The responsibilities for food safety
  • Personal hygiene in the workplace
  • Cleanliness of the environment

Entry requirements

  • Basic computer skills are needed.
  • You may also be required to complete a skills assessment to ensure that the course is at the right level for you.

Where next?

  • A number of other short qualifications are available via online learning including Health & Safety, Internet Safety, Personal Finance and Employment, Business & Enterprise.

Work experience and employability


What additional resources will I need?


Fees information

  • This course may be free if you are in receipt of qualifying benefits or meet the low earner criteria. Please contact us to confirm.
  • Fee £90.


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