Please note: The format of the examination for this qualification has undergone some changes. Please see qualification specification v2 for details.
Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a catering role, or to support a role in the workplace.
The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.
How long will it take?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 60 hours, of which 40 are recommended as guided learning hours.
This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.
This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice and written examination.