Food Safety Level 2

Food Safety Level 2

Our Food Safety Level 2 course is essential for those looking to advance their careers in the food industry, providing the knowledge and skills needed to ensure the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.

Employees who have completed Food Safety Level 1 training and are continuing to work in your food business, are required to have additional food safety skills. The timing of this training depends on whether they work in a high or low-risk area.

Course Duration:

  • 1-day

Why complete Food Safety Level 2 Training:

  1. Advanced Knowledge: It provides a deeper understanding of food safety principles compared to level 1. This includes more detailed information on food hazards, temperature control, safe food storage, and the importance of proper food handling techniques.
  2. Supervisory Skills: It prepares individuals for supervisory roles and ensures that food safety practices are consistently applied across the team.
  3. Legal Compliance: Businesses are required by law to have staff members trained in Food Safety. This training helps businesses comply with these legal requirements and avoid penalties.
  4. Risk Management: It enhances the ability to identify and manage food safety risks. With level 2 training, individuals learn to conduct risk assessments, implement control measures, and take corrective actions to prevent foodborne illnesses.
  5. Improved Food Safety Culture: It contributes to a stronger food safety culture within the organisation. Employees with advanced training can influence and encourage others to follow best practices, leading to a more proactive approach to food safety.
  6. Enhanced Consumer Confidence: It boosts consumer confidence in the establishment. Knowing that staff are trained at a higher level reassures customers that the business prioritises their health and safety.
  7. Operational Efficiency: It leads to more efficient and effective food safety practices. Trained individuals can streamline processes, reduce waste, and improve overall operational efficiency.
  8. Professional Development: It supports career advancement. Level 2 training is often a stepping stone for individuals seeking to progress in the food industry, opening up opportunities for higher-level positions and responsibilities.
  9. Crisis Management: It equips individuals with the knowledge to handle food safety incidents effectively. Training includes how to respond to food safety emergencies, conduct recalls, and communicate with health authorities.
  10. Quality Assurance: It helps maintain and improve food quality. Advanced training ensures that staff understand the importance of food safety in maintaining the quality and integrity of food products.

Course Assessment:

  • Examination – 80% pass rate required


  • Food Safety Level 2 Certificate

Add to your personal skill set and add more value to your company by completing a Food Safety course with The Cpl Institute.