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Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing Online Course

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  • Course Type E-Learning
  • Course Duration 90 Minutes
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By The CPD Standards Office
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Learn the essential knowledge and understanding of good Food Safety Practice.
Course Description

All food manufacturers, and anybody involved in the production of food, must understand food hygiene principles and have the knowledge to keep food safe from microbiological, physical, chemical, and allergenic contamination. This Level 2 course is suitable for anybody who prepares, cooks, packages, or processes food in a manufacturing environment.

You will learn about food safety legislation, and what constitutes best practice in regards to controlling food safety hazards, food storage, food preparation, personal hygiene, and premises design and cleaning. 

Aims of the course

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • State the scope of the food manufacturing sector
  • Outline legislation regarding food safety including laws on labeling
  • Describe the different types of contamination
  • Identify the 14 food allergens and the symptoms of allergic reaction
  • Explain food poisoning and food borne illness, and list the causes and symptoms
  • State correct storage, cooking and cooling procedures for different food products
  • Recognise the three methods of cross contamination and how they are avoided
  • Observe the strict personal hygiene standards required to produce food safely
  • Carry out effective cleaning and disinfection procedures
  • Recognise signs of pest infestation and implement necessary control measures

Upon completion of this training, you will be confident in your food hygiene knowledge and have all the skills you need to keep people safe and comply with food hygiene law.

Who should take this course?

The course is suitable for food handlers of all disciplines in the food and drink manufacturing industry.

When will I get my food safety certificate?

Once you have successfully passed the Food Safety for Manufacturing course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately. The certificate achieved can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

Why train with us?

  • 100% Pass Rate.
  • Easy to complete.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your accredited CPD certificate on successful completion.

Course accreditations

Our Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing course is accredited by the CPD Standards Office as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Additionally, this course has been independently reviewed and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality and BIIAB. 

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

Who is this 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.

The Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing course is suitable for food handlers of all disciplines in the food and drink manufacturing industry, this includes:

  • Production operative
  • Quality control technician
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Warehouse operative
  • Farmer
  • Bakery production
Course Assessment Process

Assessment: Upon completion of the course, learners will complete an end of learning assessment consisting of 20 questions. 70% of the questions will need to be answered correctly in order to pass and receive a certificate.

If you don't pass the test first time, don't worry, you can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Accreditation: CPD awarding body.

Got any questions? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

Looking for more information?
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at a time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.
If we haven't answered your questions, please submit a question. We are happy to help and answer any questions you might have.
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Course Outline

The Level 2 Food Safety in Manufacturing course is organized into the following modules. 

Module 1 – Scope of the food manufacturing sector

In this module, you will learn:

  • The scope of the food manufacturing sector
  • Job roles within the sector
  • The responsibility of the Food Business Operator (FBO)
  • Food handler’s responsibilities
  • Categories of food produced by food manufacturers

Module 2 – Food safety legislation

In this module, you will learn:

  • Food safety legislation
  • Legal requirements regarding labelling
  • Enforcement

Module 3 – Food hazards and types of contamination

In this module, you will learn:

  • The main hazards associated with food production
  • Types of contamination and the impact they have on foods
  • Product recall and withdrawal procedures

Module 4 – Food allergies

In this module, you will learn:

  • The different types of food allergy
  • How to recognise allergic reactions
  • The legal requirement for providing allergy advice on packaging

Module 5 – Bacteria and microbiological hazards

In this module, you will learn:

  • Bacteria and microbiological hazards
  • Food poisoning
  • Foodborne diseases
  • Spores and toxins

Module 6 – Storage and temperature controls

In this module, you will learn:

  • Delivery to dispatch process
  • Approved suppliers
  • Checking deliveries
  • Correct storage, cooking and cooling procedures
  • Effective stock control

Module 7 – Cross contamination

In this module, you will learn:

  • The sources of cross contamination
  • Methods of cross contamination
  • How to avoid cross contamination
  • Recommended colour coding and best practice

Module 8 – Personal hygiene

In this module, you will learn:

  • Personal hygiene standards – hair, face, clothes, etc.
  • Best practice hand washing procedures
  • Dealing with cuts, spots and boils

Module 9 – Cleaning and disinfection

In this module, you will learn:

  • The uses of different cleaning chemicals and how to integrate them into your cleaning routine
  • Basic cleaning procedures

Module 10 – Pest control

In this module, you will learn:

  • The different types of pests
  • Why it’s important to control them
  • How to control them

Module 11 - Premises and equipment

In this module, you will learn:

  • How to comply with the law
  • Rules around the premises in which you work
  • Refuse disposal
Training Features

E-Learning Format

This eLearning is accessed through a dedicated learner portal. Your course material is presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace.

The course is divided into simple sections with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the course sections you can complete an end of course quiz which consists of multiple-choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Once you have passed the course you can download your fully accredited CPD certificate (PDF format) directly from your learning account.

Test Retakes

If you don't pass the first time, don't worry, you can resist the test as many times as required - until you pass.

New – Translation Feature

Our state-of-the-art e-learning portal now offers translation features. Making learning across countries easy with automatic language translation – available in 75 popular international languages. Allowing learners to study in their preferred language. 

Payment Options

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the course to your shopping basket by selecting Add to Basket. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a PayPal account. Once payment is confirmed, we’ll process your order and email your course login instructions.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact us on 0808 175 1269 or email sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.

Purchase Order Payments: To pay and enrol for courses using a purchase order (PO), please email your PO details to sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.


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