Level 2 Food Safety - Manufacturing

Level 2 Food Safety – Manufacturing

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This Level 2 Food Safety – Manufacturing course meets the regulations for food handlers in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

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

This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Manufacturing course are essential for food production professionals. It guides the principles of food hygiene, how to prevent contamination, and the best practices for food handling. This course is required by law to ensure compliance with current UK legislation.

Food safety is a legal obligation for food handlers and their employers under EU and UK laws. Failure to comply with food safety standards can have fatal consequences. Our online training system will help employees understand the dangers of poor food safety standards and guide them on best practices for controlling food safety hazards. Topics covered include food safety legislation, risk control to prevent contamination from delivery to service, pests, premises, and personal hygiene. 



This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Manufacturing 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.



  • Understand responsibilities under UK and EU food hygiene regulations

  • Identify and control microbiological, physical, chemical, and allergenic hazards

  • Define terms such as food poisoning, food safety, food-borne illness, food allergy, contamination, hazard, and HACCP

  • Understand the relationship between hazard, risk, and control

  • Design premises to reduce hazards and maintain cleanliness and pest control

  • Safely store food and understand different types of dates and stock rotation

  • Understand the responsibilities of employers and employees

The Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suitable for anyone working in the catering, manufacturing or retail industry where food is prepared, cooked, and handled. This course is for food handlers of all disciplines, including:


  • Production operatives

  • Quality control technicians

  • Maintenance engineers

  • Warehouse operatives

  • Farmers

  • Bakery production staff

  • Production Workers

  • Small & Large Scale Food Production Businesses

  • Confectioners

  • Commercial Meal Processors

  • High Volume Bakeries

  • Food handlers in meat and fish production facilities  

  • Other food manufacturing environments


Typical environments may include:


  • Pubs, hotels, restaurants

  • Supermarkets and retail environments

  • Food and drink manufacturers

  • Hospitals

  • Care homes

  • Schools


This course is focused on helping participants comply with the European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs. All food handlers must be appropriately trained in safe food handling practices. Regardless of size, it enables every manufacturing business to offer all staff the necessary training.


Module 1: Food Safety Legislation

This module demonstrates food hygiene and the law, food safety management systems – HACCP, TACCP and VACCP, employer responsibilities, enforcement of food safety law, legal notices, prosecution, and due diligence.

Module 2: Hazards from Delivery to Service

This module explains hazards associated with food manufacturing from service delivery. It covers the importance of food safety, hazards, and contamination causes. It includes implementing food safety management systems, effective cleaning and disinfection practices, and personal hygiene requirements.

Module 3: Risk Control (Prevention of Contamination)

This module covers fundamental risk control principles in food manufacturing. Participants will be able to identify potential food safety hazards, assess the risk associated with each hazard, and implement control measures to prevent contamination. 

Module 4: Pests, Premises and People

Food handler responsibilities, food premises and the law, design principles, food handling equipment, pests, preventing pests, and waste management.



At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 75%. 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:

75 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
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

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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