Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2 Certification

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Overview Establishing your very own food business might be very tempting since the demand for such businesses are always constant …


Establishing your very own food business might be very tempting since the demand for such businesses are always constant and the business can produce very attractive income. However, a small mishap in this food business, especially with regards to food hygiene and safety management, might lead to irrevocable consequences, which is why it is always advised to have a sound knowledge of these practices before stepping foot in the industry. This Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2 will talk more about these practices in a bid to help you easily blend into the industry.

The course comprises of some very interesting modules that will show you how to establish a food business and the aspects that could possibly go wrong. You will also come across topics that will familiarise you with the different types of food poisoning and food hygiene complains that you might encounter in your career.

This course will act as an excellent guide in helping you ensure food safety and hygiene practices within your food business. The other modules will go onto teach you about how to train food handlers on food hygiene and safety and how to win food hygiene awards to maintain a good reputation among customers and to thrive in the long run.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

  • Why consider learning at study365
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Learn how to establish your very own food business
  • Understand what can go wrong with a food business
  • Familiarise with the different types of food poisoning
  • Get into terms with the food hygiene complaints that you might come across
  • Examine how to ensure food safety and hygiene practices
  • Discover how to train food handlers on food safety and hygiene
  • Identify the qualities and hygiene practices of a five-star food business
  • Explore the various food hygiene awards and pest controls

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • This course program is aimed at individuals aspiring to get into or progress in the food and beverage industry.
  • Individuals hoping to set up their own restaurant or food processing business might also find this course interesting.
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification in any discipline.

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

With this certificate in your resume, you can easily impress potential employers into hiring you for a number of jobs in the food and beverage industry. This certificate will also act as a proof of your eligibility for a higher pay or job promotion offered by your employer. Given below are some of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,

  • Food Technologist – £25,835 per annum
  • Food Safety Manager – £40,976 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Director – £53,458 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Manager – £25,121 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor – £16,752 per annum
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
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  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
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Course Curriculum

01. Establishing a Food Business
Establishing a Food Business
02. Food – What Can Go Wrong
Food – What Can Go Wrong
03. Types of Food Poisoning
Types of Food Poisoning
04. Food Hygiene Complaints
Food Hygiene Complaints
05. Food Safety Inspections
Food Safety Inspections
06. Food Safety Management
Food Safety Management
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2
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07. Training of Food Handlers
Training of Food Handlers
08. Are You A Five-Star Food Business
Are You A Five-Star Food Business
09. Food Hygiene Awards
Food Hygiene Awards
10. Good Hygiene Practices
Good Hygiene Practices
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2
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11. Personal Hygiene
Personal Hygiene
12. Temperature Control
Temperature Control
13. Cleaning
14. Pest Control
Pest Control
15. Management Check
Management Check
16. Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety Management at QLS Level 2
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Students feedback


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    O S

    Otto Saunders

    August 20, 2019
    Good Course

    Thank you for an amazing experience

    M F

    Macey Fraser

    August 08, 2019
    Interesting Course

    Excellent level of knowledge obtained

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    Georgina Wilkinson

    July 02, 2019
    Very Helpful

    Really enjoyed studying this course and it helped me so much in my workplace to have this level of knowledge in food hygiene

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    Leah Ward

    June 24, 2019
    Excellent Course

    Excellent tutor support encouraged me to work harder. Learnt a lot about food safety and hygiene

    H B

    Hugh Barrett

    May 30, 2019
    Highly Recommended

    This course has really supported my career in many ways. Would definitely recommend the service provider to others.

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    Marcel Owen

    May 18, 2019
    A great platform

    A very helpful course. Thoroughly enjoyed doing it

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