Certified Principles of HACCP and Food Safety-Level 2

This certified Level 2 Food Safety Course Principles of Food Safety and HACCP is aimed at food workers in retail and catering. It covers the relevant topics and skill that all food workers are required to learn within 6 months of starting employment.

This course does not have any specific entry requirements

Course Content

  • Food Poisoning
  • Types of Food Contamination
  • Different Types of Micro-Organisms in Food
  • Micro-Organisms-Uses and Threats
  • Food Poisoning-Food Spoilage
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria- Where do you live?
  • Bacteria and their symptoms
  • How Bacteria Grow
  • Bacteria and Temperature
  • Bacteria Toxins and Spores
  • How foods become contaminated
  • Food Workers-Sources of Contamination
  • Environment- Sources of Contamination
  • Animals-Sources of Contamination
  • Direct and Indirect Contamination
  • Food Allergy
  • Advising Customers of Allergy Risks
  • Food Intolerance
  • Colour Coding of Equipment
  • Food Safety Law
  • Law Enforcement System
  • Food Safety Training
  • Environmental Health Officers- Their Roles
  • Food Premises Inspection
  • Enforcement Orders
  • Safe and Clean Premises
  • Safe Equipment
  • Waste and Pest Control
  • Personal Hygiene
  • HACCP Food Safety during Delivery and Storage
  • HACCP Food Safety during Preparation, Cooking and Cooling
  • HACCP Food Safety during Display, Service and Home Delivery


This course contains online self-assessments after each module and an online certification exam at the very end. The self-assessments do not count towards the final examination marks but simply give you an idea of how you are doing. On successfully passing the final certification exam you will be issued with a certificate from MKRMS Food Safety. It’s owner, Matthias Kausch, is a member of the International Association for Food Protection and a licensed trainer for the Environmental Health Officers Association (EHOA) as well as the National Hygiene Partnership (NHP).




The course can be taken at any time and any place so that all that is required is an internet connection and a computer. Completing the course will use approximately 45MB of data which is roughly the same as watching about 10 minutes of YouTube video. You can complete the course on any pc, laptop or tablet device.

Other Information

This course consists of 10 lessons and takes about 8 to 10 hours to complete. We strongly recommend to the complete this course in one session. You should break the course content down in manageable chunks. We suggest that completing no more than 3 units in every day is adequate/



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