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Food hygiene training

All food handling staff must have adequate training, or be supervised to make sure food is handled safely. In most cases Level 2 Food Safety qualifications are enough but supervisors and managers should aim for Level 3.

We offer eight online Level 2 training courses which cost £35 per course per person. Download the application form for details of the course and how to apply.

The person responsible for developing and maintaining the food safety management system must have adequate training in the application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles. This may be through experience and previous knowledge or a Level 2 course in HACCP.

Visit the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health for details of training.

Food safety management system

Every food business operator must take a risk-based approach towards food safety and implement a food safety management system. This should be based on the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points.