Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing

Who needs this qualification?

  • All food handlers in food and drink manufacturing operations
  • Suitable for those personnel whose work requires them to enter food or drink manufacturing workplaces e.g. equipment maintenance engineers and delivery personnel.

Prior Learning Requirements

  • There are no specific prior learning requirements for this course

Why is this training important?

  • Provides candidates with an understanding of the key fundamentals of food hygiene
  • Enables employers and employees to satisfy their legal obligation with regard to training of food handlers 


  • Introduction to food safety
  • The law
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature controls
  • Heat processing of foods
  • Food handlers
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

Course Duration

  • A one day training programme


  • Multiple choice examination consisting of 30 questions

Suggested Progression

  • CIEH/RSPH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety for Manufacturing

Interested in this course or need more information on how to apply?