Level 2 Award in Food Safety

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During this course you will focus on food safety requirements, how you can contribute to and/or promote nutrition and hydration and how best to support individuals to eat and drink. You will work towards the NCFE Cache Level 2 award in Food safety in Health & Social care & early years & childcare settings. You will need to be in work, volunteering or on practical placement to complete the qualification and will be assessed through observation and written tasks.

Additional information about this course

This course is funded by Tees Valley Combined Authority. This course is at Trinity Family Friendly Centre, Trinity Methodist Church, Stainsby Road TS5 4JS. It is a safe and welcome environment.

Course aim

This courses aims to develop your knowledge of food safety. It is aimed at students who may be preparing for or are new to a work role that involves handling food within health and social care, early years and childcare settings.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • You will need to attend an enrolment session before you join the course to make sure this course is the right one for you. This will include an assessment of your current skills.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Highlight the importance of food safety measures when providing food and drink for individuals.
  • Recognise how to maintain hygiene when handling food and drink.
  • Identify how to store food and drink safely.
  • Demonstrate how to meet safety requirements when preparing and serving food and drink for individuals.
  • Identify how to access additional advice or support about food safety.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time
  • Activities may include tutor presentation, small group work, working in pairs, class discussions, short tasks and research

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be able to keep a record of your progress and achievement using photos, audio, text or documents uploaded into the WEA’s digital learning platform, WEA Canvas.
  • Your tutor will provide written, text and audio feedback recorded in WEA Canvas, WEA’s digital learning platform.
  • You will be able to keep a digital portfolio of your work on WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas.
  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • Please bring a folder, lined paper and a pen.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • You will have access to course resources and links to wider learning through the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Is this course right for me? Request more information

Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Conditions

This course is funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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