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Level 2 HACCP Training Course in Understanding

HACPP Level 2 Training in Understanding cert

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 2 Hours
  • CPD Points: 2

This online Level 2 HACCP Training course in Understanding is for those individuals who need to put in a system and that they contribute to the company HACCP System

Contaminated food that potentially could make us ill is a major hazard in the food industry. HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is a food safety management system which aims to identify hazards, be they physical, chemical, biological or allergic before they have chance to harm the food we are producing or selling.

Although a management strategic tool, the HACCP system can only operate successfully if all HACCP team members, and every person in the organisation who is asked to play a part in HACCP food safety, knows what they are doing and why. This course is intended to enable everyone who has a role to play that concerns HACCP, such as; taking a measurement, observing a system, storing foods or making a recording of temperature, to then carry out their role conscientiously and correctly because they will understand its importance. This is a key course for all food workers.

  • Work towards compliance with UK & EU Food Safety and Hygiene Legislation
  • Meet the UK training requirements for food handlers
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 2 Hours
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Level 2 HACCP Training in Understanding for?

This online training is designed for those who are responsible for HACCP systems and who contribute to their company HACCP system by providing data.

For example this could include: measuring cold storage or freezer temperatures, checking cooking temperatures and times, using probe thermometers, completing records, taking corrective actions

Level 2 HACCP Training in Understanding Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Level 2 HACCP Training in Understanding Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

This course aims to give you, as a food worker, a good overall level of knowledge and understanding of what HACCP is, its origins, the HACCP principles and your role within the food safety management system operating in your food business enabling you to work with food hygienically and safely.

It covers how to implement the HACCP Twelve Step Logic Sequence and the 7 Codex Principles to develop an effective HACCP Plan and the consequences of poor food safety management systems implementation.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the origins of HACCP and its importance within the food industry
  • Know who should write a HACCP plan and what is included
  • Know the importance of maintaining HACCP documentation
  • Identify what is included in food hygiene laws
  • Know what Critical Control Points (CCPs) are and how to implement them
  • Know the 14 main food allergens and how to handle them safely
  • Understand the importance of preventing contamination and cross-contamination in HACCP systems
  • Identify food safety hazards and be able to control them effectively
  • Understand the role that cleaning and disinfection plays in a HACCP system

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Level 2 HACCP in Understanding

    This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at how food hygiene in all food processes is critical to ensure food remains safe for consumption. Any company involved in the manufacturing, processing or handling of food products can use HACCP. This course will help you, as a food-handler, to play your part in understanding your role and the importance of implementing a HACCP system.

  • Module 1 - An introduction to HACCP and Hazards Associated in the Food Industry

    This module explores what HACCP is, it’s origins and how was developed. It looks at different food hazards and the dangers of contamination and cross-contamination. It also covers personal hygiene, PPE and legal requirements.

  • Module 2 - Implementing HACCP

    This module looks at how to implement successful HACCP systems into a food business. It looks at the five steps of implementing HACCP, who should write the company’s HACCP plan and how to produce a HACCP plan.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 2 Hours
  • CPD Points: 2

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