Food Safety for Retail – Highfield Level 2 Award (RQF)

Who is it for / requirements?

Food handlers working in a food retail environment.
The training of food handlers is a legal requirement, and the key to profitability and high standards of food safety is to ensure their competency.

The objective of the qualification is predominantly to support a role in the workplace, however may also be suitable for younger learners preparing for employment or wishing to progress onto further learning in a related subject.

Course Programme

Topics include:

  • the importance of food safety procedures and complying with the law
  • microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards and their control
  • good temperature control and stock rotation
  • the importance of good personal hygiene and preventing contamination, including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts and reporting illness
  • keeping work areas and equipment clean and safe
  • safe waste disposal
  • pest control

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Additional Information


Highfield is the leading provider of regulated compliance qualifications in the UK, certification over 350,000 learners a year.
Highfield currently provides around 70% of all regulated food safety qualifications. We’re extremely proud to be a Highfield-approved centre and offer industry-recognised qualifications that will enhance learners’ career prospects.

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