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CIEH Level 2 Award - Food Safety in Catering

Course description

This course is designed for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. The course covers:

  • legislation
  • food handling
  • food safety hazards
  • safe food storage
  • temperature control
  • refrigeration and chilling
  • cooking, hot holding and reheating
Qualification details

Learners who successfully complete the course and multiple-choice examination will gain the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's (CIEH) Level 2 Award in Food Safety.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Assessment details

At the end of the course learners will be asked to complete a short multiple-choice examination.

Course length

1 day.

Course dates, times and venues

This course runs regularly throughout the year at a range of venues. Contact us to find the next date at a location near you or view the Upcoming courses section. The course runs from 9.30am - 5pm.

Fee details

£80 per person to include CIEH registration, tuition and Level 2 food safety handbook.

£600 for group bookings held at your venue - min. 8/max. 15 persons.

How to apply

It’s easy to enrol on the course. Reserve your place by contacting the Learning in Wiltshire team on 01225 713183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming courses

NEW: Learning disabilities and dementia awareness
24 February, Trowbridge

Equality & Diversity in the workplace
1 March, Chippenham

NEW: Understanding mental health problems
6 March, Trowbridge

NEW: Moving and handling people
17 March (am), Trowbridge

Supporting individuals with autistic spectrum conditions (level 3)
21 March, Chippenham

Level 3 Paediatric first aid 
22 March, Salisbury

Safeguarding adults - for managers of care services
23 March (am), Chippenham

Level 2 Award - Food safety in catering
4 April, Salisbury

Awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
6 April, Trowbridge

Emergency first aid at work
25 April, Salisbury

Learner feedback

"Thank you. The course content was excellent and so were you!"

"Thank you for the course, I enjoyed it very much and I am delighted that I passed the exam. I feel that I learnt a lot and I'm sure the knowledge will help me to improve the service that we offer."

"An excellent trainer, probably one of the best I’ve had lead any of the courses I’ve done, and pitched the whole day just right."

"The single best piece of training that I have received at Wiltshire or any other Council. It was brilliantly put together, delivered its messages superbly and had the right balance of teaching useful skills and challenging ideas."

"Thanks to you, and the rest of the excellent team for helping me to gain this qualification."

"Thank you very much for your help with mail merge. I found the added knowledge very useful and put the knowledge to use straight away - I felt confident and produced the goods."

“An excellent workshop, that really focused on the skills and methods required to have courageous conversations, very useful for both internal and external situations.”

“Very useful and informative, but fun too. Chris is an excellent trainer - personable, knowledgeable and interesting!”

"One of the best courses I've attended through Wiltshire Council, definitely worth doing."