Ideal course for those serving and preparing food in care and early years settings
When is it safe to serve food to clients? Specifically written for people working in social care and Early Years settings, this new course covers the issues faced by a range of occupations where people have to handle food.
Â· Information is presented in an accessible way with examples and illustrations, case studies with questions and section tests.
Â· Issues covered include: Principles of food safety; hazards; hygiene and control; and legislation.
Â· Relevant for carers in residential homes, nursing homes, nurseries, assistants serving school meals and catering departments.
There are no previous skills or qualifications needed to register for this study programme.
This course consists of two modules covering eleven units in total. Assignments are completed after each unit.
Part 1 The principles of food hygiene
1 The importance of food hygiene
3 The causes of food poisoning
4 Contamination and cross contamination
5 Maintaining good personal hygiene
Part 2 Practical food safety and hygiene
6 Principles of safe storage
7 Food preparation and cooking
8 Delivering food to clients, serving and handling
9 Cleaning and disinfecting food areas
10 Control of pests in the workplace
11 Laws concerning food hygiene and safety
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Every successful student will be awarded the Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 certificate.
How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?
Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 50 hours overall, however you may take as long as you wish to complete. There is no time limit at all.
What is included in the price of my course?
Blank CD for storing coursework.
Unlimited email support (Monday to Friday)
This course comes enclosed in a study bag enabling you to transport your course anywhere you wish. Giving you total flexibility.
What if I need to ask a question relating to my course?
All students can email student support with any questions they may have from Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm.
How is my Coursework assessed?
You will be required to submit your assignments via email or alternatively you can use the freepost envelopes supplied in your study pack. (Freepost available to UK students only). Once received it will be assessed by student support and a report issued on your progress with any relevant comments. Three grades can be achieved PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION. All assignments can be re-submitted for re-grading if necessary.
Will I be required to sit an exam?
This course is completed using continual assessment. Allowing us to closely monitor your progress. Therefore no examination is required.