Food Safety for Food Manufacturing - Level 2

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Overview If you work in an environment that prepares and manufactures food, you need to know the best practices and …


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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  • Certification
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  • 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.

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.

  • 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

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.

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. 

Once you successfully complete the Food Safety for Food Manufacturing - Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jump start you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to The certification will enable employees in the capacity of junior and senior workers, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • 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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Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to food safety
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Overview
1.3 Objectives
1.4 Food safety consequences
1.5 Key definitions
1.6 High-risk foods
1.7 Check your knowledge
1.8 Food poisoning
1.9 Hazards, risks and controls
1.10 Food safety management systems
1.11 Check your knowledge
1.12 Summary
2: The law
2.1 Objectives
2.2 Enforcement authorities
2.3 Consequences of non-compliance
2.4 The law
2.5 Check your knowledge
2.6 Record keeping
2.7 Due diligence
2.8 Food safety information
2.9 Check your knowledge
2.10 Summary
3: Food safety hazards
3.1 Physical and chemical contamination
3.2 What are micro-organisms?
3.3 Causes of food poisoning
3.4 Pathogenic micro-organisms
3.5 Check your knowledge
3.6 Spoilage bacteria
3.7 Multiplication of bacteria
3.8 The effects of temperature on bacteria
3.9 Bacteria spores
3.10 Toxins
3.11 Check your knowledge
3.12 Common allergenic foods
3.13 Cross-contamination
3.14 Separating foods
3.15 Food-bourne illness carriers
3.16 Reporting illness
3.17 Making constructive suggestions
3.18 Check your knowledge
4: Temperature controls
4.1 Objectives
4.2 How to cool hot food quickly
4.3 Checking temperatures
4.4 Temperature monitoring
4.5 Check your knowledge
4.6 Summary
5: Heat processing of foods
5.1 Objectives
5.2 Bacteria and cooking
5.3 Hot-process food preservation
5.4 Monitoring and recording heat processes
5.5 Safe temperature controls
5.6 Check your knowledge
5.7 Summary
6: Food handlers
6.1 Objectives
6.2 Personal hygiene
6.3 Minimise direct handling
6.4 Washing your hands
6.5 How to wash your hands
6.6 Check your knowledge
6.7 Protective clothing
6.8 Jewellery and accessories
6.9 Report illness or cuts
6.10 Other personal hygiene practices
6.11 Reportable diseases
6.12 Check your knowledge
6.13 Summary
7: Food storage
7.1 Objectives
7.2 Dates on food labels
7.3 Principles of safe food storage
7.4 Storing, processing and handling allergens
7.5 Traceability
7.6 Check your knowledge
7.7 Summary
8: Cleaning
8.1 Objectives
8.2 The role of cleaning in preventing food contamination
8.3 Cleaning products
8.4 Check your knowledge
8.5 Clean as you go
8.6 Cleaning schedules
8.7 Safe disposal of waste
8.8 Check your knowledge
8.9 Summary
9: Food premises and equipment
9.1 Objectives
9.2 Structure and equipment
9.3 Work and food flow
9.4 Food pests
9.5 Signs and control of food pests
9.6 Check your knowledge
9.7 Summary

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    Q B

    Quinn Bell

    September 21, 2019
    Keep up the good work

    Highly useful course

    A B

    Ashley Burton

    September 07, 2019
    Valuable course

    Learnt the best practices and proper protocol to adhere to in a business that carried out food manufacturing. This course totally helped me to advance my career. A great course.

    S H

    Seth Harrison

    August 26, 2019
    An excellent course

    Great learning experience of identifying food safety in food manufacturing

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    Lenny Kennedy

    August 17, 2019
    Very Helpful

    Since working in the catering business, this course was very helpful in giving me a clear understanding of food safety practices

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    Billy Gallagher

    July 22, 2019
    Good course

    Learnt a lot. Thanks

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