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Highfield Level 2 International Award in Infection Prevention and Control for Food Handlers


Who is this qualification for?

It is aimed at food handlers to help them develop the underpinning knowledge of how to prevent the spread of infection with specific reference to COVID-19 in their workplace.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 3 and a half hours of learning.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with the basic knowledge and understanding of:

• the common infections 

• the chain of infection

• the importance of correct handwashing procedures

• the use of personal protective equipment

• cleaning and disinfection

• management and staff responsibilities

Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed by a mulitple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners 

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training and distance learning materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply contact your centre manager to get further details.