Food Safety Training | Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course

Food Safety Training | Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course

Food Safety Training | Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course

Food Safety Training | Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course


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Food Safety Training – Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Course – Food Safety & Food Hygiene Course for all Sectors – Food Standards Agency Compliant

Welcome to our online food safety training course for for all sectors Our online food hygiene and safety training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Food Standards Agency, National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care and other professional and regulatory bodies. 

How to access your food safety training course

  1. Pay for your courses (All major debit and credit cards accepted)
  2. Once you have registered you will receive your login details within a few minutes
  3. You will then be able to reset your password, log in and take your selected online course (s)
  4. On completion, you will be asked to complete an end of course assessment (minimum 80% to pass)
  5. You can immediately download, save or print your CPD Accredited Certificate
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Course aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this food safety and hygiene training course are to:

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines regarding food safety and food hygiene
  • To provide essential food safety training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

By the end of this food hygiene and safety course learners will be able to demonstrate that they can:

  • Identify food hygiene hazards.
  • Describe safe food practice.
  • Apply controls to achieve high standards of food hygiene.
  • Explain the principles of food safety management systems.
  • Work in a way that is ethical for the consumer and fulfills your legal obligations as a food handler.

This Level 2 course has been designed to help anyone who handles, prepares or serves food in the all sectors understand their legal responsibilities and know what constitutes best practice in regards to controlling food safety hazards, controlling temperatures, food storage, food preparation, personal hygiene and premises cleaning.

By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they sell from contamination.

The course provides learners with up-to-date food hygiene information using a range of written text, interactive exercises and video content to ensure learners thoroughly comprehend their food safety responsibilities.

What is covered in this online food safety course?

This food safety e-learning course covers the following:

  • An introduction to food safety legislation
  • Why it is important is important for healthcare workers to be aware of food hygiene
  • The common food hazards
  • Problems relating to food contamination
  • How food  contamination can be minimised
  • An awareness of common disease causing bacteria and viruses
  • Importance of personal hygiene in relation to food safety
  • Other personal hygiene considerations for food handlers
  • The importance of effective cleaning to minimise food hazards
  • Recommendations for keeping food safe
  • The importance of time and temperature in relation to food safety
  • Top tips on safe handling and preparation of food

Who is the online food safety course for?

The European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs requires all food handlers to be appropriately trained in how to carry out their roles safely. This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety e-learning course ensures that you comply with this legal responsibility by providing learners with a thorough introduction to the correct food handling practices. This CPD accredited E-Learning course is suitable for food handlers working in all sectors including retail, health and social care, schools, nurseries and many others. 


To complete this food safety and hygiene e-learning course, you will need access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our food safety and hygiene training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals

Assessment and certification

At the end of this food hygiene & safety e-learning course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online food safety and hygiene training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Payment and additional information

After adding your food hygiene and safety e learning course (s) to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards.

Once you have purchased your food safety and hygiene online training course (s), you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within a few minutes of purchase

What is food safety/food hygiene?

“Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe health hazards”

What is the Skills for Health’ UK ‘Core Skills Training Framework’ (CSTF)?

There is increasing recognition that there are wide variations in the quality and consistency of healthcare training provided across the UK. To minimise these challenges, LearnPac Systems works with various UK health and social care organisations to develop statutory and mandatory training courses in line with Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF). This includes mandatory training courses in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework – CSTF Statutory Mandatory Training Subject Guide Version 1.3 , Skills for Health Clinical Care UK Core Skills Training Framework Subject Guide April 2015 and other awareness courses for health and social care workers.

This online food hygiene and safety course was developed in line with the CSTF learning outcomes.

Why choose our accredited e-learning courses?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  • National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner
  • UK accredited e-learning provider
  • An approved UK training centre
  • Ofqual accredited qualifications
  • Nationally recognised CPD certificates
  • Free blended learning environment to support existing training
  • Access your online training immediately
  • Highly interactive e-learning portal
  • Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees & other expenses)
  • Embrace the benefits of eLearning for healthcare providers
  • Significant man hour reductions
  • Online training only takes as long as the learners needs
  • Low carbon footprint through e learning
  • Over 200 online CPD courses
  • Repository of online learning materials and assessment
  • Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  • Subject matter experts and content developers
  • Convert your existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  • All training courses based on latest guidance and best practice

Food Safety Training – Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course – Food Safety & Food Hygiene Training for all Sectors – Food Standards Agency Compliant

Food Safety Training | Level 2 Online CPD Accredited Training Course – Food Safety & Food Hygiene Training for all Sectors – Food Standards Agency Compliant