Level 2 Outdoor Food Hygiene Course

Date: 26th September 2020.
Facilitator: Darren Lewis, Ignite Unlocking Potential.
Location: Mill Woods, near Laughton, East Sussex, BN8 6BP
Cost: £120.00 per person
Time: 09.00 - 16.00.
Booking: Please book online here.

The Outdoor Food Hygiene course is at Level 2 and combines the underpinning theory, legislation and practice needed to maintain food safety standards. This is a comprehensive food hygiene in the outdoors course, with a practical cooking workshop to embed theory into practice.

Level 2 Award in Outdoor Food Safety has been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering and hospitality sector but adding the additions of the outdoors!

There is emphasis on the 4 Cs (chilling, cooking, cleaning, contamination). Monitoring controls, corrective actions and methods of reporting are examined as part of a food safety management system. It is aimed at those of you who perform a varied food handler’s role with some guidance and supervision.

The aim of the day is to combine the theory of food safety with the practical skills of cooking lunch in the outdoors developing good practice guidelines in a fun, interactive manner.

An outline of the programme will include:

  • Importance of Food Safety in the woods incorporating HACCP
  • Microbes – Where are they “lurking”?
  • Illnesses linked to food and the outdoors
  • Hygiene Control – Temperature control, Storage, Handling, Preparation, Cooking, Equipment
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Safety Control – planning a HACCP relevant to your practice.

Course includes the cooking on the campfire to practically apply the knowledge & skills from the course.

Suitable for: Forest School Leaders, Outdoor Learning practitioners , DofE Leaders, Teachers, Expedition leaders, Children’s workers, Scouts, Guides, voluntary helpers and food handlers.

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"I really enjoyed the pracitical cooking activities and feel much more confident!"

"The trainer was very interactive and allowed time for lots of questions."

"This course was really relevant to working in the outdoors!"

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