Food Safety in Catering – Distance Learning

Food Safety in Catering – Distance Learning
08 Apr 2020

Following on from our recent distance learning newsletters, we are pleased to announce that the following qualification is also now available for registered Food Safety Trainers to deliver through distance learning:

FAA Award in Food Safety in Catering (Ofqual Level 2/SQA Accreditation Level 5)

This is an excellent introduction to Food Safety in Catering for people working in the catering industry. It can also be used as an introduction for a learner wishing to gain higher levels of training in this area. You will gain the knowledge and understanding of the key issues in food safety required to safeguard the health of consumers. The areas covered are considered vital by the Food Standards Agency to maintain food safety and hygiene. Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 2/5 qualification which will provide an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.

You will need to be registered with Nuco Training to access the course paperwork and additional documents for this qualification which can be downloaded from your NucoPlus account (once registered) and include the following documents:

  • Distance learning Registration Form
  • Distance learning Qualification Specification
  • Distance learning Learner Resource Sheet
  • Distance learning Assessment Guidance
  • Distance learning Assessment Record
  • Distance learning Evaluation Form
  • Zoom User Guide
  • Marketing Flyer

To learn more about this new delivery method read more here:

It is very important that the Trainer/Assessor Distance Learning Guidance is read and understood by Trainer/Assessors to ensure that all requirements are followed.

If you are not currently registered to teach the Food Safety courses through Nuco, but have the necessary qualifications and would like to register, please contact

You can find the course books for all Distance Learning courses on the NucoPlus online shop here

If you have any questions or need any additional information then please do not hesitate to contact


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