Regular courses in Cambridge and nationwide in-house training offered for food handlers and other catering staff of all levels

This highly regarded 6 day course is intended for managers, small business owners, senior staff in food businesses, auditors and trainers.  The course will give candidates an in-depth knowledge of food safety hazards and controls.  It will also assist in development, implementation and management of food safety systems.  This certificate can qualify the holder to provide their own certificated Level 2 (Basic) courses (subject to obtaining a Training Certificate).

  • General introduction
  • Bacteriology
  • Food Poisoning
  • Food Borne Disease
  • Non-bacterial food poisoning
  • Physical contamination of food & its prevention
  • Food storage & temperature control
  • Food preservation
  • Construction & design of premises
  • Design of equipment
  • Cleaning & disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene, education & training of food handlers
  • Legislation
  • Management control techniques
  • Revision session
  • Examination


Successful candidates receive a nationally recognised qualification


Course level

Course cost

Cost includes course book, exam entry fee, detailed notes, lunch on days 1-5 & refreshments. Course also includes site visit to working kitchens and there is an Optional Revision Session at NO extra cost

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Courses are held at the University Centre, Cambridge.  See our Course Location page for more information.

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