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QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing (RQF)


This qualification forms part of the QA Food Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on:

  • National Occupation Standards (NOS) for food safety in a manufacturing environment developed by Improve.
  • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Food Standards Agency.
  • This qualification should enable Learners to attain the knowledge of the importance of food safety and maintaining good practice so that they are able to produce safe food.

Intended Audience

This qualification is designed for people who work, or intend to work in food or drink production.

Course Overview

The objective of the qualification is to introduce Learners to the principles and fundamentals of food safety associated with food manufacturing. It includes how individuals have a personal responsibility for food safety, the importance of personal hygiene, keeping work areas clean and hygienic, safe food handling practices and keeping food products safe. The purpose of this qualification is to develop Learners’ knowledge and skills in food safety to prepare them for employment as a food handler, or other support role, in a manufacturing environment

Key Facts

  • Qualification number: 603/2592/6
  • Number of units: : 1 mandatory unit
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 7 hours
  • Guided learning hours (GLH): 6

Assessment Methods:

  • Formative assessment conducted by Trainer throughout the course.
  • Theory assessment/multiple choice question paper: 1 x 30 mark question paper (minimum score 20).


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