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HACCP Level 2

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This HACCP Level 2 course meets the regulations for food handlers in the United  Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD, Gatehouse Awards, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point. It is an internationally recognised food safety management system to comply with UK regulations on the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013.  The process helps to identify, evaluate and control hazards which are significant for food safety in any food business.

In the United Kingdom, is it a legal requirement for all types of food handlers to have a Food Safety Management training. The reponsibility is on the employers to ensure their team members knows how to handle, prepare and serve food safely to the consumers.

The employees need to understand the critical control points, identify and analyse the key hazards.
This course covers some of the key terms you will need to understand before moving  on to identifying critical control points and analysing some of the key hazards. This course  wiil It’ll show you how to determine control points and how to avoid cross-contamination in the food chain. It will also cover some of the control measures that can be taken along with how to address a problem is a critical limit is breached.

Towards the end of the course all this will be brought together by taking you step by step through the implementation of HACCP and see how the 7 principles of HACCP are integrated into the whole process.



This HACCP Level 2 online course is approved by:

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd. : 

It is an industry leading Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqaul. Approval from Gatehouse Awards Ltd. ensures that the course and the qualification is regulated by Ofqual in the UK, recognised by employers, government authorities and universities worldwide. It also suggests that the course content is valid, reliable and consistent, conforming to the highest quality standards. It recognises that the course contains clear and easily understandable delivery instructions and guidance.

Institute of Hospitality:

This is a professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors. The institute helps the managers to become the most demanded manaagers within the industry. This recognition makes this course demanding for accomodation managers, catering managers, chef, conference centre managers, event managers, fast food restaurant managers, hotel managers, public house managers, restaurant managers, retail managers and even for apprentices.


International Institute of Risk and Safety Management(IIRSM)is an independent professional membership organisation for those managing risks of all forms as a part of their job role. The organisation works with representatives from all risk disciplines from compliance, environmental management, health and safety, insurance, quality management and more. They work by championoing risk management through setting standards, providing practical education, training, advice and resources.



This course focuses on making you able to do the followings once you successfully complete it:

  •   – Develop understanding of food hygiene legislation and recognise why HACCP is relevant
  •  – Identify the main categories of food safety hazards
  •  – Understand the key points to identify critical control points
  •  – Identify the food safety hazards and their appropriate control measures
  •  – Practice and take actions to avoid cross-contamination in the food chain
  •  – Understand how the 7 principles of HACCP are integrated into the process

This HACCP Level 2 course is essential for anyone working in hospitality sector and is required to handle food as a part of their job role. This includes full-time, part-time and temporary workers.

It is also beneficial for the management and supervising level to understand the principles of  food safety management.

This course can be part of the employee induction or as a refresher training for the current team members.

This certified online training is ideal but not limited to job roles like:

  •  – Chef / Cook / Food Handler
  •  – Catering / Cafe Assistant
  •  – Food Retail Worker
  •  – Mobile food vendors
  •  – Takeaway food services 
  •  – Food Factory workers
  •  – Quality Control Technicians

Over eight modules this course will help you understand how to handle and serve food safely to your cosumers.

Module 1- Key Definitions

This module explains the purpose and benefits of implementing HACCP and provides definitions for some of the key terms used. The module outlines the food safety legislation that all businesses
must comply with.

Module 2- Microbiological Hazards and Controls

This module explains the microbiological food safety hazards that are present in the workplace and how you can effectively manage them.

Module 3-5 –  Chemical Hazards and Controls and Allergens and Avoiding Cross-Contamination

This module provides an overview of the different types of food contamination and lists examples and possible sources for each to help you understand why a HACCP system is important


Module 6. Prerequisite Programmes

This module looks at the importance of having basic food safety control measures (prerequisites) in place before implementing a full HACCP system.

Module 7. Implementation of HACCP

This module looks at the steps that need to be followed before a completed HACCP system can be implemented. The module explains how members for the HACCP team are chosen and why
it’s necessary to create flow charts for your work processes.

Module 8.The 7 Principles of Hazard Control in Practice

This module outlines the seven principles of HACCP and looks at how your business can determine the significant food safety hazards. The module also explains critical limits and how they
should be established. It also explains how food businesses can monitor the identified hazard,
act in case of emergency and check to ensure that the HACCP.



At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

80 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Try before you buy

You can always check the first module of our course for free

Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
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Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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