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If you run, or plan to run a food business it is essential you have a good knowledge of food hygiene and food safety.

It is a legal requirement that any food handler within your business is trained commensurate with their duties. This Food Safety Training 4does not necessarily mean that they have to have a food safety certificate, however you will need to demonstrate that they have been trained appropriately.
It is recommended that the person in charge of the business and/or supervisors should be trained to a higher level than those they are supervising. You may wish to consider undertaking further training if you currently have the level two food hygiene training.


We are a registered training centre with the Royal Society of Public Health and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Our food hygiene courses provide training for businesses in line with current food safety guidance and legislation.

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This course is aimed at staff and employers working in an environment where food is stored, prepared, handled and served and gives an introduction to good food hygiene practices.

Anyone with an interest in food hygiene would also benefit from attending this course. The course is delivered in English. Topics covered during the course include:

  • Basic microbiology
  • Food poisoning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food contamination
  • Food storage and temperature control
  • Pest control
  • Design of premises and equipment
  • Cleaning
  • Law and management


Our next Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene training courses take place at City Hall, Cardiff (unless otherwise stated) on the following dates:


  • September 25th
  • October 23rd
  • November 27th 

Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

This course is aimed at those working with food at a supervisory or management level such as head chefs, catering managers, food and beverage managers and restaurant managers.

It provides managers with an understanding of food hygiene and hazard analysis procedures and their responsibilities in managing food hygiene. 

You must have a Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene/Level 2 Award in Food Safety or, equivalent before attending this course. You also should have supervisory skills and a good level of written English.

Our next Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety and Hygiene (Catering) training course takes place at City Hall, Cardiff on:

  • 28th August, 4th September and 11th September 


You should ensure that any course you choose is accredited by contacting the following organisations:

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health – 0207 928 6006People-on-a-training-course


Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene – 0203 177 1601

Society of Food Hygiene Technology – 01827 872500

Highfield Awarding Body - 0845 2260350 / 01302 363277


If you would like to find out more about our food hygiene training please call 02920 871120 or email

Please note: ALL candidates must bring photographic ID to each training day. Without providing identification, candidates will NOT be permitted to sit the exam. A passport or driving licence is sufficient.