Foundation Certificate in Food Safety (Level 2)

020 7357 9869

The CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Safety is for anyone working in a food business. Everyone who works in the food industry, whether in catering, manufacturing or retail, is responsible for safeguarding the health of anyone who consumes food that has been prepared, processed, stored or sold by their food business. Food handlers have a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and to ensure that the food they serve or sell is safe to eat.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to prepare and cook food that is safe for consumption.

Who is this course for?

  • Food handlers preparing or cooking food for consumers
  • Anyone wishing to refresh previously learned skills and knowledge
  • Businesses wishing offer staff development for food employees
  • Self-employed food based small business owners


Course overview
This course builds on the Introductory Certificate in Food Safety training course and provides effective, efficient and comprehensive food safety training for all types of food business. This course covers the minimum industry standards for processes and procedures expected of any food handler.

The content reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

Key facts

  • Offers the minimum standards for the food safety industry
  • Builds on the Introductory Certificate in Food Safety
  • Recognises good practice as a food handler
  • Gives confidence to consumers


6 hours
£65