New courses starting in September 2022

Our autumn term enrolment is now open. Enrol in courses to improve your wellbeing, bring out your creative talents or enhance your personal and professional development.

There are courses in English and maths available, and we offer a range of vocational courses and qualifications from Entry Level to Level 3.

Our courses are now mainly onsite at the Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha Street, SE15 4NX, with a small proportion of courses available online.

For more information, click on the links below.

Food safety and hygiene level 2

Royal Society for Public Health Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene

Who the course is for

This course is for anyone who would like to work in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared.

Course location

Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha Street, SE15 4NX

What you’ll learn

  • relevant legislation
  • food safety hazards
  • temperature control - refrigeration, chilling, re-heating
  • cooking, hot-holding and re-heating
  • food handling
  • safe food storage
  • cleaning
  • premises and equipment

How the course is taught

The course will be classroom based and a course workbook is provided. There will be a 30-question multiple-choice exam at the end of the course.  

Materials you’ll need

Pen and notepaper.

After the course

You will be able to volunteer or apply for work in any setting where food is prepared. You can also undertake a Level 3 course with another provider.

How to enrol

Complete an enrolment form

Find out how to enrol, locations and more about our services.

Course details


Days and times

Course code, start date, number of weeks


Food Safety and Hygiene  


5.45pm to 8.45pm


2 November 2022

3 weeks

£58 standard

£35.50 concession

Food Safety and Hygiene  


10am to 3pm


12 November 2022

2 weeks

£58 standard

£35.50 concession

Contact information

Sean Michael

Southwark Adult Learning Service

Page last updated: 05 August 2022

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