Food hygiene training courses

We have been providing food hygiene training through our Environmental Health Food Safety Team for over 11 years now and have built up an extensive knowledge of the local area and the needs of our customers. Over 3,800 food handlers have been trained at our comfortable training rooms at the Civic Suite in Solihull.

Training in food hygiene helps you and your staff comply with the law and keeps customers happy. By organising training for your staff with us you can benefit from our knowledge of food and hygiene in many different catering outlets. Training is informal, relaxed, informative and sometimes even fun!

Course Details and Dates

CIEH Foundation Certificate in Food Safety Level 2 in Catering

This 1 day training course takes candidates through the main principles of food hygiene. Aimed at high risk food handlers, it meets the Level 2 requirements of Awarding Bodies and Environmental Health Officers and concludes with a short assessment.

Successful candidates are awarded the CIEH Foundation Certificate Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Available dates 2020/21

  • Tuesday 28 April
  • Tuesday 26 May
  • Monday 22 June
  • Tuesday 21 July
  • Monday 21 September
  • Monday 26 October
  • Monday 23 November
  • Monday 25 January
  • Monday 22 February
  • Monday 22 March

Location: Civic Suite, Solihull town centre

Duration: 9.30am to 4.30pm

Cost: £67.50 (lunch and refreshments included)

Alternatively courses can be arranged to suit an organisation’s individual needs at their own premises for 8 or more candidates.

Food Hygiene Awareness/Refresher

A course designed as a refresher for holders of the Level 2 Award to update their training and/or provide the essentials of food hygiene for low risk food handlers.

It is the ideal course for Level 2 holders whose training is more than 3 years old or staff not directly handling high-risk foods, such as care workers, bar and retail staff.

Available dates 2020/21

  • Monday 6 April
  • Monday 6 July
  • Monday 2 November
  • Monday 8 February

Location: Civic Suite, Solihull town centre

Duration: All course times are 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Cost: From 1 April 2020 £45.50

Hazard Analysis/SFBB

It is a legal requirement for all food businesses to have a documented Food Safety Management System. For larger food operations, a full Hazard Analysis is required, but smaller food businesses can download and use the Safer Food, Better Business (SFBB) pack from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Ideal for all food business operators, managers and key staff, please contact us on; 0121 704 8018 to discuss training details and charges.

Booking arrangements

To book a place on a course, please telephone 0121 704 8000.

For advice or queries on any of the courses, telephone 0121 704 8018 or email us

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