LCPS Level 2 Food Hygiene

LCPS Level 2 Food Hygiene

Food hygiene is a fundamental aspect of food safety that encompasses practices and procedures aimed at preventing food contamination, maintaining food quality, and safeguarding public health. All employees across various industries and sectors, including offices, manufacturing, construction, retail, hospitality, and healthcare, should receive Food Hygiene training to ensure a safe work environment.

Overview

After completing a food hygiene program or course, participants should have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the safe handling, preparation, and storage of food.

Learning Aims & Outcome

The learning outcomes of this course include:

  • Overview of Food Safety and its importance
  • Legal requirements and regulations in the UK
  • The role of individuals and businesses in ensuring food safety
  • Bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi relevant to food safety
  • How microorganisms multiply and survive in food
  • Sources of contamination (biological, chemical, physical)
  • Principles of cross-contamination prevention
  • Identifying high-risk foods and situations
  • Proper storage temperatures and conditions
  • Guidelines for food labelling and packaging
  • Best practices for handling raw and cooked foods
  • Importance of personal cleanliness
  • Proper handwashing techniques
  • Work attire and protective clothing
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Identifying critical control points
  • Implementing HACCP in a food business
  • Detailed examination of UK food safety laws and regulations
  • Responsibilities of food business operators
  • Compliance and enforcement
  • The role of regulatory authorities and third-party auditors
  • Common food allergens and allergen labelling
  • Cross-contact prevention
  • Dealing with customer allergen inquiries
  • Understanding foodborne illnesses
  • Outbreak investigation procedures
  • Reporting requirements and public health responsibilities
  • Building a culture of food safety in the workplace
  • Employee training and awareness
  • Leadership’s role in promoting food safety
  • Sustainability and ethical considerations
  • Technological advancements in food safety

Course Value

Developed by Professionals

This course is CPD Certified

CPD Certified

Course Assesment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 100%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Course Fee

£ 5

This course is:
  • 100% Online
  • CPD Certified
  • Accessible on Mobile devices
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