Food hygiene courses in Darlington

We specialise in quality online food hygiene and safety courses. Our mission is to make Darlington businesses compliant with UK safety regulations, and to make workplaces across Darlington safer for you, your staff and your customers. All of our courses are:

Popular food hygiene & safety courses

Looking for food hygiene and safety courses in Darlington? Why not try an online course instead? All our online food hygiene and safety courses are easy to follow, fully accredited by the CDP Group and come with an online exam and certificate. We have a broad range of food safety courses for you to choose from. Just click the yellow button below to browse our full range.

Level 2 Allergy Awareness

The Level 2 Allergy Awareness online course is aimed towards those whose occupations that have involvement in the handling and preparation of food, and comprehensively covers how to prepare food respective of food allergies.

Just £10.00 +VAT

Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety
(Catering, Manufacturing, Early Years, Retail, Schools)

The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety course is for those looking to take the next step in their education of food hygiene and is for those who work in the food industry and frequently handle food.

Just £10.00 +VAT

Level 3 Food Hygiene & Safety (Supervisor)

The Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety Supervisors course is aimed towards business owners, supervisors, and managers as it focuses on the management side of food hygiene and safety.

Just £70.00 +VAT

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Seasonal specials

Want more bang for your buck? Then check out our seasonal bundles below, where you can benefit from great savings on different courses when ordered together. Looking for more options? Click the yellow button to browse our other bundles.

Winter Bundle

£35.00 +VAT

Have a question?

If you have questions about an order you have made, or one you’re considering placing, we want you to get in touch. Our live chat and our phone lines are open 9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri (ex. Bank holidays). Outside of these hours, feel free to send us an email and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

Accreditations & associations

We only provide effective and engaging online courses of the highest quality. That’s why all of our courses are approved and accredited by CPD Group. Our courses undergo rigorous assessment and an in-depth review by a CPD Group consultant annually to ensure they are up to date and of the highest standard. We are also a member of RoSPA and our courses are recognised by all local authorities.

Bulk Discounts

If you’re looking to up-skill multiple staff, then you will be thrilled to learn that all our courses come with bulk discounts. Just visit the product page of the course you are interested in and enter the quantity you desire. Discounts are automatically applied for orders of greater than ten of any course.

5 reasons to choose an online course instead of classroom course

It’s cheaper

Classroom-based classes in Darlington are typically more expensive than their online counterparts because classroom courses involve additional overheads, like a tutor and a classroom. These overheads increase the course cost, a cost that is passed onto you, the consumer. Furthermore, if you don’t pass a classroom-based course exam, you might need to pay more to be retested. However, with our online courses, you may re-sit an exam as many times as necessary, for no extra cost.

It’s more convenient and flexible

What could possibly be more convenient than doing a course when you have some free time, whether that be day or night? With an online course you can do the learning syllabus and exam entirely in your own time. It can be completed in chunks or in one fell swoop. The choice is entirely yours. Classroom courses however need to be completed at a set time, in a particular venue in Darlington, which probably won’t be as easy to attend.

It’s safer

As we come out of a pandemic, and with Covid still looming in the air, the nation has become accustomed to online training more than ever before. Online food hygiene safety courses can be undertaken entirely from the safety of your own home, while classroom courses in Darlington naturally entail going out and mixing with people you don’t know.

It’s more environmentally friendly

Travelling to a classroom-based food hygiene course in Darlington usually means travelling via car or using public transport. The greenest method of all is one that doesn’t need any transport whatsoever – doing your course online.

You get all the benefits

With an online course, some people worry that they might get stuck without someone to consult if they have a question. Our expert support team is always on-hand to help candidates. You can just phone us up, or send an email. We’ll happily help with your questions. also, our courses are fully accredited, so you will amass the same CPD points and a certificate as if it was a physical course in Darlington.

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Are these courses accredited?

Yes, all of our courses are fully accredited by The CPD Group and are recognised and accepted by all local authorities.

When will I need to renew my training?

We recommend that you refresh your training every three years to ensure you meet all current UK/EU legal requirements.

How long is the course valid for?

Each course is valid for 12 months from the registration date. This means you get 12 months to complete the course and exam. Once the exam has been passed, you are free to revisit the course material to refresh your memory without limitation.

When will I get my certificate?

Instantly upon passing your exam, a certificate will be issued. You can download it or print it off.

Is there an exam?

Yes, there is an exam at the end of each course. But if you don’t pass you can review the course material and retry the exam as many times as you like within the course shelf-life (12 months).

How do I place an order for multiple licenses?

1. How to place and order

You can buy multiple licenses for a group of people. We don’t need to know their names when purchasing, just make sure you have “Group” selected on the product page before adding to your basket and then enter your own details at the checkout.

2. Login to our Learning Admin Portal

You will receive an email with your details and set-up instructions after completing your purchase, along with an invoice for your order.

3. Add your Learner(s)

Set up a Learner account for each person taking the course by heading to your “Group Dashboard” (which you can find in the navigation at the top of this website) and enrolling all the staff you require via the enrol new learner button. They will receive an email with Learner Login details which will give them access to take the course.

What’s the difference between the level, 1, level 2 and level 3 Food Hygiene & Safety courses?

Level 1 Food Hygiene & Safety Course

If you are not directly involved with the handling and preparation of food, our level 1 online course can provide you with the perfect certificate. This training course has often been completed by airline staff, bar workers and food delivery drivers.

Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Course

The Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety course is tailored towards those who have a direct contact with food, and those who want to further their food hygiene education. it is most often undertaken by chefs and catering staff, childminders, and those involved in food manufacturing. It is the ideal course for anyone actively involved in food handling or preparation.

Level 3 Food Hygiene & Safety Course

The level 3 certificate is our most advanced course and is suited to anybody who supervises food handlers (head chefs, managers, or business owners of catering or other food related businesses).


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