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Online Understanding HACCP Training Course - This is a level 2 course

Food safety management systems based on HACCP principles are regarded as the most effective method of preventing food-borne illness. Since 2006 HACCP has become part of food safety law in the UK, EU, the USA and many other developed countries.

Although developed by senior management, HACCP systems are implemented as part of the day to day activities of the food workers. It is therefore vital that those carrying out activities understand the basics of HACCP, the aims of HACCP systems and have the knowledge and understanding to carry out their role in HACCP correctly.

Here are some of the reasons our HACCP Training Level 2 course is one of the best in the industry.

  • Online learning, train at your own pace
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Unlimited Resits Available
  • Course approximately 2 hours
  • Certified CPD course

Ready to gain your HACCP Training Certificate Level 2?

Who should take Understanding HACCP Training?

Our HACCP Training course (Level 2) can be taken by those who are responsible for HACCP Systems in their workplace. This could be such as taking recorded data i.e storage temperature readings, from a businesses commercial refrigeration appliances.

The food worker who undertakes this course will obtain a sound level of knowledge of the HACCP principles.


Our Level 2 HACCP Training is an assured by RoSPA e-learning course, allowing us to provide the most up to date and industry recognised course.

On successful completion of the course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate.

How long does a HACCP Training certificate last?
A Food Hygiene Certificate does not have an expiry date, however we advise you to refresh your knowledge every 3 years. This ensures you keep up to date with the latest food safety and hygiene legislation.

Environmental Health Officer Approved

Our Understanding HACCP Training course has been approved by Environmental Health Officers with its content developed in accordance to their guidelines, which means you can be sure you’re receiving the right training for your role.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Certified Course

All of Train4Food courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted CPD guidelines .

This level 2 HACCP Training in Understanding course provides 2 points towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark.

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 2 hours. However the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.

If you don’t pass the assessment first time there is no need to worry. We offer you unlimited FREE resists to make sure that you pass and get your certificate in a Level 2 Understanding HACCP Training, stress free.

Course content overview

When taking part in our food safety level 2 for catering course, you will cover the following modules:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Course Overview

All of our modules are designed to give you a well rounded, base knowledge of food safety and hygiene and perfectly set you up for progressing onto the Food Safety and Hygiene Level 3 for Catering course if you choose to.

Course Aims

Once the learner has completed the course they will 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


If you're looking to train a team of 10 or more than we are happy to provide a range of discounts.

  • 10% discount 10+ Courses
  • 20% discount 50+ Courses
  • 30% discount 100+ Courses
  • 40% discount 250+ Courses
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Online Understanding HACCP Training Course - (Level 2 Course)
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