Lewisham Council - Food hygiene courses

Food hygiene courses

We run courses where you can get your CIEH Foundation Food Safety (formerly Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering). The course takes one day and costs £65 per person.

Dates of food hygiene courses 

  • Thursday 29 March 2018
  • Thursday 26 April 2018
  • Thursday 31 May 2018

Book your place

Please fill in the booking form below and either email it to environmentalhealth@lewisham.gov.uk or post it to the address at the bottom of this page.

​Who needs this qualification?

Anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is.

Typical environments may include:

  • pubs, hotels, restaurants
  • supermarkets and retail environments
  • food and drink manufacturers
  • hospitals
  • care homes
  • schools
  • prisons.

Why is this training important?

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

Learning outcomes

  • Firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved.
  • Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling).
  • Confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.

Refreshment of this qualification is recommended at least every three years.​​


Food Safety Team
9 Holbeach Road
Se6 4tw
020 8314 6536


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