Food Hygiene Certificate (Level 2) for Retail
Our Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene & Safety for Retail provides:
- Matches RSPH & CIEH syllabus
- Meets UK / EU legal requirements
- CPD & RoSPA accredited online course
- Audited and approved by Environmental Health Officers
- Fully online training & exam, instant access
- UK level 2 certificate posted the next working day
- Print a confirmation certificate instantly
Screenshots / Interactive demo
If you would like to try an interactive demo of this course you can begin instantly
by clicking on the button to the left. This allows you to work through the first
two modules of the course. You can then unlock your demo and continue by purchasing
the full version at any time.
Who should take this course?
All food handlers in the retail sector can satisfy their legal requirement by taking
this level 2 e-learning course. The course gives learners a basic awareness of good
hygiene and safety issues and meets food industry recommendations, with reference
to employees preparing, cooking and handling food in retail settings by providing
Supervisors, managers and anyone responsible for developing and controlling food
safety management systems in their workplace are recommended to take our
Level 3 Food Hygiene for Retail Course.
The course is aimed at anybody working in retail, for example market stalls, farm
shops, grocery stores, supermarkets, butchers, bakers, fish shops, wholesalers and
If you are unsure whether you need the Catering, Retail or Manufacturing variation
of our Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene course you can click here to use our
Food Hygiene Course Chooser.
What does the course cover?
This online course (formerly known as Foundation or Basic Food Hygiene) maps to
the UK National Occupational Standards in Food Safety and Hygiene at level 2 and
- Food Poisoning
- Prevention of Contamination
- Personal Hygiene
- Premises & Pest Control
- Cleaning & Disinfection
- The Law
On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you within one working day. You will also have the option of printing a temporary certificate should you require one. This certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Our food hygiene courses have been audited and approved by Environmental Health
Officers and match the syllabus used by both the Royal Society for Public Health
(RSPH / RIPH) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of
Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
For further information on the law regarding food hygiene training please visit
our food hygiene law
The course is in an interactive, online format. It is fully animated with high quality
graphics/animation and a full audio voice over.
Approximately 2 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over
multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 30 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked
automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass
don't worry! You can review the course material and take the test as many times
as you need with no extra charge.
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