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Online food safety training

Our online training will enable you to comply with government regulations and gain essential understanding of how to safely handle, store and serve food.

Wherever food is served, it is vitally important that those involved in its preparation, handling, storage and serving can demonstrate the highest of service standards and hygiene.

This is not only to ensure the safety of those who will be consuming the food, but also that government regulations are being adhered to at all times and without compromise.

Organisations can receive large fines for non-compliance, while also risking the success and reputation of the business, so it's essential that you and those you work with are equipped with the right food safety skills and knowledge.

Successfully completing our food safety courses will demonstrate your commitment to food safety, and that your expertise has been approved to the highest standards.

Explore our online food safety training courses

Our entry-level food safety courses provide the ideal introduction to the concepts of food safety, with comprehensive guidance regarding handling and hygiene, as well as the risks associated with allergens and how to manage them effectively.

These courses are ideal for those who have contact with food in businesses such as restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, hotels, fast-food outlets and takeaways and organisations such as hospitals, schools and colleges.

Level 1 Food Safety

Topics include:

  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, cooling and cold holding of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating of foods
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
  • The law

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Serving the Allergic and Food Intolerant Customer

Topics include:

  • Allergy awareness
  • Understanding pre-packed food labels
  • Serving non-packed food

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We also provide online training tailored for those serving as caterers, providing the knowledge you need to ensure that you understand your role and responsibilities, and can apply the latest best practice to navigating the many hazards in a catering environment.

Our catering-focused courses are ideal for those who handle, prepare or serve food in any hospitality or catering setting, including hotels, restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, fast-food outlets, hospitals, schools and colleges, with our Level 2 course aimed at all food handlers and Level 3 course designed for managers and supervisors.

Level 2 Food Safety in Catering – designed for food handlers

Topics include:

  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, cooling and cold holding of foods
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating of foods
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
  • The law

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Level 3 Food Safety in Catering – designed for supervisors and managers

Topics include:

  • Introduction to food safety
  • Assisting an investigation
  • Good hygiene practice
  • Temperature control
  • Workplace and equipment design
  • Cleaning, disinfection and waste control
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Training
  • HACCP
  • Food safety management tools

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Our food safety training for manufacturers will provide the knowledge you need to ensure that you understand your role and responsibilities, and that you can apply the latest best practice to navigate the many hazards in a manufacturing environment.

Our manufacturing-focused courses are ideal for those who work in the food and drink manufacturing industry with our Level 2 course aimed at all food handlers and Level 3 course designed for managers and supervisors.

Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing

Topics include:

  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Heat processing of foods
  • Food handlers
  • Food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment
  • The law

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Level 2 Health and Safety for Food Manufacturers

Topics include:

  • Avoiding injuries from slips, trips and falls
  • Lifting and carrying heavy objects
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • Acting promptly in the event of fire
  • Working safely at heights
  • Dealing with stress at work
  • Recognising safety signs
  • Following your employers’ health and safety procedures

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Level 2 Principles of HACCP

Topics include:

  • Explaining the concept of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point)
  • Defining ‘contamination’, ‘hazard’, ‘risk’ and ‘control’
  • Stating the benefits of HACCP based food safety management system
  • Stating the legal requirements for food businesses to adopt a food safety management system and the consequence of failing to comply

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Level 3 Food Safety in Manufacturing

Topics include:

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Good hygiene practice
  • Temperature control
  • Workplace and equipment design
  • Cleaning, disinfection and waste disposal
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Training
  • HACCP

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Further information

We have created a short demonstration course which includes a selection of example questions so you can see our online training platform for yourself.

Our wide range of environmental health training courses can be tailored to suit your needs, providing the ideal solution for developing your skills and those of your team, with minimal disruption to your busy schedule.

If you’re unsure which is the most appropriate course for you, want to discuss multiple courses, or would like a tailored training solution for you or your team, get in touch with our training experts.

Want to know more about our online training courses?

Complete our online form to contact our training experts or call us on +44 (0)20 7827 5800.

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