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This Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene course is essential for you if you handle, prepare or serve food.

Compliant with the requirements of the Food Standards Agency and Environmental Health this food health and safety training course provides an excellent and in-depth understanding of food safety and hygiene.

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About this course

On completion of this comprehensive but easily digestible nine-module food safety course, you will be able to comply with food-related laws, understand the key aspects of food hygiene practice and know how to minimise hazards. This training, which covers all environmental health requirements, will help towards preparing for an environmental health inspection as well as have a positive effect on your food hygiene rating.

On completion of the course, you will automatically get a course certificate complete with your name, the CPD hours undertaken as well as the date and specific learning objectives met.

If you’re looking for the basics around food safety and hygiene why not check out our Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials course.


According to food safety legislation, if you’re working professionally with food you should be trained to a level 2 standard. Whether you’re employed or self-employed and covers work in restaurants, hotels, fast food outlets and catering and hospitality jobs, a food health and hygiene course is essential.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • Why food safety training is important

  • Your personal and legal responsibilities

  • Relevant food safety law

  • The hazards of a kitchen

  • Different types of bacteria and how they spread

  • The impact of food-borne illness

  • How food becomes contaminated and how to prevent cross contamination

  • How to prevent contamination through good hygiene practices, safe temperatures and storage

  • What HACCP is and how to use it

  • How to identify food hygiene hazards

  • Best practice when handling food

  • How to apply food safety controls to achieve high standards of food hygiene

  • The importance of personal hygiene

  • What food poisoning is and how to prevent it

4 reviews for Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2

  • I thought the course was very enjoyable and engaging, loved the bacteria module – quite shocking!

    Use of case studies and scenarios made it a lot easier to put yourself in the situation.

  • Great food safety course and well presented, the use of videos is excellent.

    Very good. Easy to understand the legislation and thorough. Quiz questions really helped test my knowledge.

  • Interactive questions throughout the presentations were really useful, great stuff. It was very engaging and interesting with lots of interactivity, images, audio and other methods to keep me focused.

  • Loved this. Great doing a food safety course like this at the computer, so easy. Very good, and full of useful information, particularly enjoyed the personal hygiene module.

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