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The food you cook - or the methods you use to prepare and serve it - must meet certain standards of safety and hygiene. This eLearning Course covers the Four Essential Areas of Food Safety: that is, Food Safety Handling, Food Protection, Legal Responsibility and the Application of Food Safety Procedures.
The course has been designed by our tutors to make the whole learning experience engaging and straightforward. Similarly, the learning material is interactive, split into manageable bite-size sections and created to be as flexible as possible, to fit around your busy schedule!
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The RSPH Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene eLearning course will equip you with all the information you need to work safely with food.
Who is the Course aimed at?
The Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene course is essential if you’re starting out in a role that involves food preparation or presentation. However, the course has also been designed for anyone with an established catering career, who wants to make sure their knowledge of food safety is as up-to-date as possible.
Outside of restaurants and catering companies, food preparation is involved in many other workplaces. This course is also ideal for people who work and handle food in childcare facilities, cafes, hotels, bars or hospitals, among many other work environments.
How much does the Course Cost?
All our online courses are priced competitively and offer great value-for-money. The cost of the Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene eLearning course, depends on whether you select the Course Only or the Course + Assessment bundle. And how many courses you intend to buy (see Volume Discount below):
- Course only: £30 each
- Course and assessment : £57 each.
How do you access the Course? And how long does it take to complete?
All course materials are accessed through our interactive online platform RSPH Learn. (you need to be connected to the internet). You can purchase the course by visiting our Learning Catalogue in My RSPH. If you do not have an account you must first register here. You can buy a course for yourself, or multiple to assign to other learners. If you are buying a course for yourself, you should tick the ‘assign course to yourself’ box at the check-out.
The course topics are split out, with Revision Quizzes to test your knowledge, as you work through the modules. It can be paused and restarted whenever you like, and you have six months to complete the course. The entire course involves up to eight hours of study. On successful completion, you'll receive an RSPH CPD Completion Certificate and eight CPD points.
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All RSPH online courses are accessed through RSPH Learn, our online learning platform, which can be used across all devices.
Once you've completed the course, you can apply to receive an electronic RSPH CPD Completion Certificate. Find out more about our CPD recognition policy.
Should you wish to obtain the RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene qualification you will need to complete a paper-based multiple-choice examination. Find out more about the assessment options available. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will receive an RSPH Quality-Assured Certificate in the post.