Level 2 Food Safety


Courses Available:

  • RSPH Level 2 Food Safety
  • RSPH Level 3 Food Safety
  • RSPH Level 2 HACCP
  • RSPH  Level 3HACCP
  • The Level 2 Food Safety certificate is aimed at all food handlers in the catering and hospitality sectors. Those typically requiring the certificate would be involved with:
  • Residential Care Homes, Hospitals, Retail Outlets and Fast Food Snack bars
  • Hotels, Pubs, Restaurants and Hospitality Catering, Schools and Play Groups providing catering, Prisons

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to Food Safety – Personal Hygiene
  • Microbiological Hazards – Food Premises & Equipment
  • Food Poisoning & Controls – Food Pests & Controls
  • Contaminations & Hazards – Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Allergen Control
  • HACCP – Food Safety Law & Enforcement

Course Aims

  • To improve your food safety knowledge, change attitudes and promote the use of this knowledge in the workplace
  • To be informative
  • To be enjoyable
  • To ensure candidates pass the course examination

Course Outcomes

  • Provide an understanding of the principles of food safety. Demonstrates how to apply this knowledge to control hazards and prevent food poisoning

Course Details

  • The course is approximately of 5 hours duration which is followed by a thirty question multi choice examination paper.
  • Polish language examination papers and handbooks are available for Polish candidates and I do have a part translated presentation program.
  • The examination duration is 1 hour.
  • Candidates must achieve twenty correct answers to be awarded the certificate.
    • “Open” course are held on a fairly regular basis and often held  in central Taunton, my next course is confirmed for Tuesday 21st May near Taunton
    • If you would like to attend or arrange a course at your premises please contact  using the contact page or call Derek Robinson on 07768 600037 to discuss your requirments.
  • Special circumstances
    Candidates who may encounter difficulties in meeting the normal examination criteria may apply for special arrangements, for example an oral examination. The requirement for such special arrangements must be mentioned at the time of application
  • It is strongly recommended that applicants refresh this certificate every 3 years

Certificates / Courses Available

  • RSPH Level 2 Food Safety in Catering
  • RSPH Level 2 Food Safety in Retail
  • RSPH Level 2 Food Safety in Manufacturing

Course Fees

  • The individual course fee for Level 2 Food Safety Certificate is £44. The cost includes the examination and certificate fee which is payable to RSPH  also included is the Level 2 handbook which compliments the course.
    Special group rates are available, please call for details

Course Dates

  • Please use the contact form on this web site and we will call you to discuss availability

Course Location

  • Although based in the South West courses can be arranged in most areas of the country either in house or at the clients premises or at a local off site venue dependent on numbers.


  • Progression would normally be to the RSPH Level 3 Supervising Food Safety Qualification. Level 3 certification relates to management or supervisory staff having a responsbility for food handlers

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