Approved Food Safety Level 2 on-demand

Approved Food Safety Level 2 on-demand

On-demand MCA approved Food Safety level 2

Take the course from your own home at your own time for FREE and only pay for the exam and certificate

Food Safety Level 2


Under the United Kingdom and European law, all catering staff (including steward/esses) must be trained in basic food safety and personal hygiene and must hold a valid certificate to prove this. Certificates must show a qualification number. Certificates the have been completed online are no longer accepted by the MCA. A list of recognised qualifications can be found by clicking here MIN 531.

Secrets de Cuisine offers the 1-day Food Safety Level 2 course from our training centre in Antibes. Upon successful completion of the course and examination, candidates will gain the MLC 2006 compliant/MCA approved Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF).


Who Should Take This Course?


All employees who have a role in handling food must attend this basic food safety course.

The qualification aimed at chefs, steward/esses and all food handlers in the catering industry. The qualification is intended for learners already working on a vessel or those who are preparing to work in the industry.


What Will You Learn?


Learners gaining this qualification will understand that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service, and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.


The aim of this qualification is to provide individuals with knowledge of basic food safety practices, the hazards and risks to food safety presented by food operations and personnel, together with cost-effective, practical control measures.


This approved qualification has been developed specifically for the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism. It is therefore fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognized by environmental health practitioners, auditors and other enforcement officers. It is accredited and recognized internationally.




  • Microbiological hazards (bacteria)
  • Spoilage and preservation
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Food safety and law enforcement.


Examination: 45 minutes, 20 multiple choice question exam. A minimum passing grade total of 13 correct answers.

Cost:  175 euros
Location:  On-demand webinar