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Food Safety Level 2 (Childcare Providers)

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.


Course Provider: Social Care Consultants Ltd 

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

The learner will

The learner can

1. Understand how individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety

  1. Identify the importance of food safety procedures, safe food handling and avoiding unsafe behaviour
  2. Identify how to report food safety hazards, infestations and food spoilage
  3. Recognise key legal responsibilities of food handlers

2. Understand the importance of food handlers keeping themselves clean and hygienic

  1. Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in food safety including their role in reducing the risk of contamination
  2. Identify effective personal hygiene practices relating to protective clothing, hand washing, personal illness, cuts, wounds, food handling practices

3. Understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic

  1. Know how to keep the work area and equipment clean and tidy, by following procedures relating to cleaning methods, safe use of chemicals, storage of cleaning chemicals
  2. Know the importance of safe waste disposal
  3. Identify the importance of pest control

4. Identify the importance of keeping food products safe

  1. Identify main risks to food safety from contamination and cross-contamination from microbial, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards
  2. Identify safe food handling and temperature control practices for delivery, storage, date marking and stock rotation
  3. Identify safe food handling and temperature control practices for preparing, cooking, chilling, reheating, holding, serving and transporting food
  4. Know how to deal with food spoilage including recognition and reporting






There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given


Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses



  • Email:
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA


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