Level 2 HACCP

This course is based upon the HACCP principles and details why a HACCP system must be in place, and how to create one. Completing the Level Two HACCP Awareness course ensures that your business has been sufficiently educated to practice due diligence.
Fully accredited

By CPD Group

Fast to complete

Duration: 2 hours

Instant Certificate

Upon completion

Legally compliant

With UK/EU regulations

About this course

If you run any type of food business, you are legally obliged to have plan in place based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles. The HACCP process keeps your food safe from biological, chemical and physical food safety hazards. To set up a HACCP procedure for your business, you must:

  • identify any hazards that must be avoided, removed or reduced
  • identify the points when and where you need to prevent, remove or reduce a hazards
  • set limits for these points and make sure you monitor these points regularily
  • Actively resolve issues that arise with the points
  • put checks in place to make sure your HACCP plan is effective
  • keep records

This Level 2 HACCP course is targeted towards those who already have the Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety qualification, and are required by law to be involved in the creation and maintenance of a HACCP system.

This course is designed to be concise, informative and easy to follow. It is structured clearly with vital information highlighted, so candidates are able to move swiftly and easily through the HACCP course while quickly learning the essential principals required to set up and maintain a HACCP system.

As this HACCP course if an online course, candidates are able to learn at their own pace to ensure they fully understand the material prior to the examination. After the course is complete, students will be able to revisit the content should they wish to refresh their knowledge while implementing the HACCP system in the workplace.

Our course adheres to all current UK legislation and has been accredited by The CPD Group. The course takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete, after which there will be an examination comprising 25 multiple choice questions. Once the exam has been passed, the student will receive their instant digital certificate.

We recommend that all food handlers in your business complete this course. Our prices our extremely competitive and we offer bulk discounts on larger orders to reduce costs even further.

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1 - 9 £10.00
10 - 19 £9.50
20 - 49 £9.00
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Choose a bundle for even better value

The Essential All Rounder Bundle contains one of each:

  • Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety
  • Level 2 Allergy Awareness
  • Level 2 Health & Safety
  • Fire Awareness
  • COSHH Awareness

£55.00 +VAT

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How It Works

1. How to order

Choose the courses you want and proceed through the online checkout. It takes just a few minutes. Your new courses will appear instantly in your online account.

2. Begin immediately

Allocate courses to yourself, or assign them to members of your team in the click of a button. Delegates gain immediate access to their online course.

3. Exam & certificate

At the end of the course, students will have an exam. Once passed, they will receive their certificate instantly. Courses come with unlimited exam attempts.

This is what learners will gain from this course

Food hygiene training to suit all

Individual enrolment

This food hygiene level 2 course is suitable for individuals who operate a micro food business. Simply place your order, complete your course, and gain your certificate. It couldn’t be easier.

Multiple Staff enrolment

This food course is designed for large food businesses. Not only will you benefit from bulk order discounts, but you can also delegate the courses to your staff and manage their progress from our user-friendly platform.

CPD Points

Are you looking to gain CPD points? No problem. Our course is accredited by CPD group and upon completion of the course, students are awarded their CPD points. This course is worth 8 CPD points.

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Course FAQ

Who should take this course?

If you run any type of food business, you are legally obliged to have plan in place based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles. As such, we recommend that all food handlers in your business, who have already completed a Level Two Food Hygiene and Safety course, complete this course too.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, all of our courses are accredited by the CPD Group and all have the unique reference number with each course being awarded CPD points. Essential Food Hygiene are also members of RoSPA.

How and where do I complete the examination?

Like the course, the exam is conducted online. Once all sections of the course are completed, the learner can begin the exam. The exam consists of 25 questions, of which the learner must answer 22 correctly.  There is no time limit for the exam so learners can take their time.

How and where do I complete this course?

All of our courses are online courses, so they can be completed remotely as long as the learner has internet access and a computer.

Is there a time limit on this course?

The exam must be passed within 12 months of them being assigned the course. There is no time limit on the course material, so once the exam has been passed, students can freely come back at any time to view the course content and refresh their knowledge.

How is the course structured?

The course content is split into individual sections, with each section concluding in a mini quiz, which needs to be completed before moving onto the next section. Once all sections have been completed, you can proceed to the examination.

What happens if I fail the exam?

If the learner fails their exam, then they can retake it as many times as necessary (within the 12-month shelf-life of the course) at no extra cost. Once the course has been completed within the shelf-life period, the candidate gains unlimited life-time access to the course material should they wish to come back and refresh their memory.

What happens if I pass the exam?

Once the exam has been completed successfully, the learner will receive an online certificate instantly, which they can then download and print off.

How long will my certificate be valid for?

There is no specific law on when and how often you should refresh your training, however all UK local authorities and environmental health officers recommend that you refresh your training every three years to ensure you are versed with the most up-to-date guidance

How do I purchase multiple courses for my employees?

If you would like to buy any training for a number of your employees, first you need to select the course that you need. To do this, you need to go to our course page and click on the course that you want to buy. Enter the quantity of courses that you require and view the corresponding price. Then click the ‘Group’ option and enter your chosen group name. Once you have done this, please go to checkout to complete the purchase. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be directed to your group’s dashboard where you can assign courses to your employees.

What support is available if I have a question?

If any help is needed at any stage of your learning journey, all our learners are welcome to contract us. We are available to assist learners who require help, as well as those who are experiencing technical issues and need some advice. Please visit the Contact Us page, use our Live Chat function, or give us a call on 08009993868.

Course Syllabus

The course is divided into three distinctive sections.

  • Section One: What is a HACCP System?
  • Section Two: Why is a HACCP system necessary?
  • Section Three: How to Create and Implement a HACCP System

Each section has specific learning objectives.

In section one, you will learn:

  • What HACCP stands for
  • What HACCP principles are
  • How HACCP principles relate to a HACCP system
  • Specific terminology to understand HACCP

In section two, you will learn:

  • The law on HACCP
  • Why a HACCP system is required by law
  • Who ensures that the law is upheld

In section three, you will learn:

  • What the stages of HACCP are in accordance to HACCP principles
  • What initial preventative measures can be taken
  • Who is responsible for the enactment of a HACCP system
  • The role of the product in the creation of a HACCP system
  • The role of the consumer in the creation of a HACCP system
  • How to determine and control hazards
  • How to respond to a breach of a HACCP system
  • How to document a HACCP system correctly

At the end of the course, you will have the necessary qualifications to allow you to be involved in the HACCP system implemented at your place of work.

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