Food Hygiene Level 1 and 2

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This extensive Food Hygiene Course bundle program is designed to provide professionals who handle and prepare food with an in-depth understanding of the laws, legislation and best practice for ensuring high standards of food hygiene and safety in the workplace.

Level 1 & 2 Food Hygiene Course

Professionals who work in the restaurant, catering and hospitality industry must be aware of the risks involved when handling food. This introductory Food Hygiene Training Course is designed to provide learners with a basic understanding of food hygiene legislation and safety compliance, including the different types of food safety hazards and the cleaning aspects. You will also learn the principles of HACCP for effective food safety management.

Level 1 & 2 Food Hygiene Training Course

Those who handle food in a catering environment must demonstrate an awareness of food hygiene and safety best practices, in order to ensure effective food contamination prevention. This comprehensive Food Hygiene Training Course explores the law and legislation regarding food safety, and how to achieve a high level of hygiene in the workplace through fundamental risk prevention measures. You will also learn HACCP, food spoilage, preventing food poisoning and the bacterial, microbiological, physical, chemical and allergenic hazards.

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Who Should Take The Food Hygiene Course

This Food Hygiene Course bundle program is ideal for catering professionals who handle food in a working environment, who wish to gain a better understanding of food hygiene and safety policies in the UK. It is ideal for those who work in restaurants, hotels and cafes. People with the following professions will highly be benefitted from this course:

  • Cooks
  • Restaurant Managers
  • Food Safety Managers
  • Safety & Hygiene Advisors
  • Food & Safety Inspectors
  • Catering Managers
  • Hygiene Supervisors



Once you’ve successfully completed your Food Hygiene Online Course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Furthermore, this Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety course is endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality ensuring quality content that teaches industry standards and best practices.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Food Hygiene Course, learners will be able to:


At the end of the Food Hygiene Online Course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Contents

Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety

We will discuss who will benefit from the course and why food hygiene is so important. We will look at the legislation around food hygiene, understanding food safety, and common health issues caused by contaminants.

We will look at the main microbiological hazards, allergenic hazards, physical hazards, and chemical hazards. We look at the potential impact of them contaminating foodstuffs and explore various ways to control for them in practice.

You will learn about the conditions under which food becomes contaminated with bacterial growth. We will also look at temperature control, the Danger Zone, controlling time, low and high-risk foods, controlling microbiological hazards, food deliveries, refrigeration and pests.

In this module we will look into hand hygiene, hand washing, hair hygiene, body hygiene and bad habits, personal protective equipment (PPE), and reporting illnesses.

We look at why cleaning is important, good practice around waste management, cleaning and disinfection, the concept of clean as you go, keeping dishwashers clean, and the requirement for scheduled cleaning.

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety

In Module 1, you will learn what is expected of you under the law as a food handler and learn about the key UK legislation governing food handling and preparation. You will also gain an understanding of how this law is enforced and what will happen if anyone in your business breaks these laws.

Module 2 covers the most prevalent and tenacious hazard in food safety, which is food poisoning and its primary cause: microbiological contamination. We will examine the different types of food poisoning caused by bacteria, viruses or moulds entering food and spreading illnesses and diseases, or introducing toxins. You will also learn how to prevent microbes from making food harmful and what the law has to say about your responsibilities and obligations.

In module 3, we will learn about the three other primary forms of hazard that can contaminate food and harm people, and how they need to be considered in terms of how the law treats each of these risks.

In Module 4, you will delve deeper into the subject of food-borne disease, establishing precisely what it is, the different types and how they are caused, and how we can control them in a food-handling environment. You will learn about how food poisoning and food-borne disease are defined under the law and discover the many different forms and their confusingly similar symptoms

In Module 5, you will learn how and why food spoilage is the primary cause of waste in both food businesses and broader society, as well as being the most significant source of food poisoning. You will learn the best ways to preserve food and how to spot and prevent spoilage, before drilling down into the main methods of preserving foods, some of which have been with us since time immemorial.

In Module 6, you will come to understand how it is the food handlers that are potentially the most significant and direct sources of illness. You will learn the essentials of personal hygiene ‘best practice’ while ensuring that you understand all the regulations you need to follow.

In Module 7, you will learn how it is essential to make sure that all food businesses take every precaution in preventing food-borne illness being passed on via their products.

In the last module, you will learn how your food business premises needs to be well designed and correctly used, and how a strict and efficient cleaning regime is essential to this. You will see that excellent hygiene standards are enforceable under the law, and will be expected by the customers who use your business. You will learn how strict cleaning protocols and schedules help you to sustain a completely hygienic and safe food production area. You will also be shown the consequences of not following such guidelines and procedures.

Course Curriculum

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Course Ratings


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  1. 5

    Content is quite good so far. Its really in depth, well structured, engaging…

  2. 5

    The course is excellent for anyone, especially for beginners and newbies like me. I had no knowledge of food safety and hygiene but after taking lessons I became aware of the laws, legislation and best practices for maintaining food hygiene and safety in the workplace. Recommended.

  3. 5

    Very impressed with the course structure, explanations, and most importantly the examples. It is much easier to understand any complex topic when there are plenty of examples given – keep up the great work! Thanks once again

  4. 5

    It was a wonderful journey into the world of food hygiene and safety! I enjoyed learning every single concept, I must say everything is much clearer now. Everything is detailed and well explained. I would strongly recommended it to others!!!!

  5. 5

    I cant remember of any topic not covered in this course, it literally has everything that I needed to know! I really appreciate for the effort instructor put to make the course exceptional and worthwhile.

  6. 5

    Brilliant! Very comprehensive course. Highly recommend.

  7. really beneficial


    Great course – really informative and interesting.
    The modules were well written and of high clarity.
    Very self explanatory and fun to learn!
    Only thing annoying would be the fact that the hard copy of the certificate does have a high charge – a digital version is supposedly free but comes with a £3.99 fee?! Only criticism.

  8. great value with some really useful information


    I needed this course to start my own business, i managed to get a good discount and it was simple and easy to sign up and access.
    I found that the content is easy to follow and absorb and will be invaluable to me in the future.

    The only criticism i have is that the content is robotic in nature and sometimes cuts off so i found myself pausing the slides or revisiting them to take it all in.

  9. 5

    This bundle contains lots of updated information in it. Almost completed. I’m going to take further levels from them. They are very professional and trustworthy.

  10. 5

    Thanks guys, I needed this.

  11. 5

    This one was gifted by my hubby. After completing level 1 I found it difficult to log-in for level 2, so I called their support. You won’t believe this, the customer support team is great. They apologized and fixed the problem immediately and I got another offer from them for my inconvenience! 🙂

  12. 5

    Loved the whole course. Enjoyable resources.

  13. 5

    Above industry standard!! This was my second course with them but I did several online courses for the last four years. Training Express is exceptional in terms of quality and professionalism.

  14. Food Hygiene Level 1 and Level 2


    nice professional course worth it weight in gold

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