Food Safety in Manufacturing Level 2 (e learning)

Designed for people working in a food manufacturing role this course, written by food safety expert Richard Sprenger, meets all legal and mandatory training requirements.


Learner details

Course Aims

  • You will understand your responsibilities, and those of your employer, under UK and EU food hygiene regulations, and be able to explain the principles of food safety management systems.
  • You will understand how premises should be designed to reduce hazards, and be aware of your responsibilities around cleaning and pest control.
  • You will be aware of the importance of personal hygiene, how to carry out proper handwashing procedures, and recognise when it’s important to wash your hands.
  • You will understand safe practices around food storage for different types of food, be able to explain the difference between ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ dates, and know how to carry out effective stock rotation
  • You will be able to identify microbiological, physical, chemical, and allergenic hazards and understand why it’s important to control contamination and how you can control it

Course Content

  • Introduction to food safety: Ensure knowledge of food safety among all staff is at the required level
  • Combat microbiological hazards: Understand microbiological hazards and how to manage and reduce them
  • Prevent food poisoning: Get to grips with how food poising occurs, and the measures needed to avoid it
  • Control contamination hazards: Learn the essentials on contamination control and how to implement preventative measures
  • HACCP from delivery to service: Learn the management system that analyses and controls food safety hazards
  • Address personal hygiene: Food handlers have a responsibility to observe high standards of personal hygiene
  • Food premises & equipment: Ensure your premises and equipment are prepared and ready to pass inspection
  • Handle cleaning & disinfection: Improve knowledge of how to effectively clean and disinfect your food preparation areas
  • Control pests: Don’t let pests become a menace, find out how to prevent a pest problem
  • Food Safety enforcement: Be ready with policies and procedures to enforce the highest level of food safety

Highfield e-learning’s Level 2 Food Safety in Manufacturing training course is suitable for food manufacturers / process workers and supervisors working with all food types. From production and manufacturing through to the sale and serving of food, the course will provide an awareness of best practice when it comes to safety, hygiene and control.


This e-learning course is a Highfield Qualifications accredited programme, see Qualify at Home for further details.