FHA2 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene (RQF)

Qualification summary

This qualification has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to demonstrate effective food hygiene/safety in any environment.

It is suitable for learners who are already working within the child/adult care sector where food is prepared, cooked and handled. It could also be suitable for those seeking employment who having the ability and the opportunity to demonstrate recognisable competences. It could also be used as CPD for experienced and specialist staff seeking a qualification to recognise their competence.

The aim of this qualification is to enable you to develop the skills and understanding of handling food safely and hygienically, maintaining personal health and hygiene and maintaining a hygienic, safe and secure work area.

This qualification also has a wider use and could be recognised outside the child/adult care sector .

VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene (RQF) Handbook

Qualification structure

To achieve this qualification learners must achieve the mandatory unit.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 23

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 38

Qualification numberQualification reference
FHA2 603/3341/8

Mandatory unit

unit no.
unit no.
Unit titleGLH value
 H/617/0915 BB6 Principles of food hygiene 23

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