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Level 2 Certificate Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing

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Study method
Online, self-paced
No formal qualification
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Level 2 Certificate Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing

If you work in an environment that prepares and manufactures food, you need to know the best practices and proper protocol to adhere to. Whether you are working in catering or a fast-food outlet you are handling food, and that is good enough reason to gain a clear understanding of food safety practices. The Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 is an in-depth course that will enable individuals who work in food production and manufacturing where food is cooked and handled to have a clear understanding of food safety in food manufacturing. The course is suitable for learners who are also involved in the food manufacturing process, not just direct handling. For instance, the course is also effective if you prepare, pack and cook food.

The Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 course will give learners knowledge of why food safety, personal hygiene and a safe cleaning environment matters. Learn the fundamental basics of food safety hazards, safe food storage and temperature control.

The Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 course will give individuals an understanding of the best practices in food hygiene and how to apply them within a food establishment. Additionally, learners will gain the necessary skills to work safely with food. Under the Food Safety Act employers must comply with the laws and take their legal responsibilities seriously in terms of ensuring customers are prevented from any harm during the food manufacturing process. The Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 certification is nationally recognised by local authorities and environmental health officers across the United Kingdom.

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What will I learn?

  • Have an understanding of the the personal responsibility of food safety during the food production and manufacturing process.
  • Learn about the legal responsibilities of food business operators and food establishments.
  • Understand why personal hygiene is vital to food safety.
  • Learn the best practices and procedures in food processing and manufacturing.
  • Learn about food poisoning and food contamination and how to prevent it within the food establishment.
  • Learn about the correct cleaning procedures.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction To Food Safety

2: The Law

3: Food Safety Hazards

4: Temperature Controls

5: Heat Processing Of Foods

6: Food Handlers

7: Food Storage

8: Cleaning

9: Food Premises And Equipment

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Food Safety for Food Manufacturing by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Who is this course for?

  • Caterers
  • Food business operators
  • Food factories
  • Meat cutting plants
  • Diaries
  • Vegetable packing
  • Breweries


  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers who work with and directly handle food and food processing
  • Anyone with an interest in food safety and food manufacturing, packaging and storage industry

Career path

  • Health & Safety Coordinator – £22,250 per annum
  • Health & Safety Manager – £34,651 per annum
  • Environmental Health & Safety Manager – £40,329 per annum

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Angela asked:

Is there just one on-line multiple choice exam at the end of this course or are the assessments to do throughout? How many online lectures are there?


Dear Angela, Thank you for your query. At the end of the Food Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification. Regards, Student Support Team

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