This is a CACHE accredited course which is eligible for funding through the Workforce Development Fund.
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills required when working with food in health and social care and early years and childcare settings. It covers food safety requirements, contributing to and / or promoting nutrition and hydration and supporting individuals to eat and drink.
Who is it suitable for?
It is suitable for anyone who may be preparing for a new role, or is working in a role that involves handling food safely and supporting an individual with their nutrition and hydration needs.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be 16+ years old.
What are the start dates?
This course can be started at any point of the year and sessions will be arranged with the learner. If you are making a group booking, sessions to suit the learners can be arranged at their place of work.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Award in Promoting Food Safety requires 8 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in less than 6 months.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Other Level 2 or 3 Health and Social Care qualifications or Early Years Educator qualifications depending on your chosen career path.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications here.
What is the cost of this qualification?
This qualification costs £120. If you are an adult social care agency you may be able to claim back the full cost of this course through the Workforce Development Fund.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
These qualifications do not qualify you to work but will support you in your current job role or future job roles when dealing with Food Safety and Nutrition.