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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of the health and safety within the food manufacturing industry.
Learn about the legal responsibilities of working in the food industry.
Understand personal hygiene in food safety.
Learn the best practices of why health and safety matters.
Understand food poisoning and food contamination and how to prevent it.
Learn how to choose the right equipment to keep you safe in the workplace.


The Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 course is designed for individuals to acquire knowledge on health and safety in food production and manufacturing. The course is the perfect choice individuals who have direct handling of food but want to work within the safety measures.  Employees are provided with knowledge on working in a safe environment within the food manufacturing industry. Whether you work in a restaurant, café, school kitchen or hospital cafeteria, you will find this course effective as it will give learners insight on how to prepare, pack, cook and process food with their health and safety in mind.

The Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 course will introduce learners to health and safety matters, creating a safe workplace, structural safety features and working safely and vehicles, noise and heights.

The Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 course will cover the basics of food manufacturing practices and keeping health and safety at the forefront.  Learn the best practices, rules and regulations on choosing the right equipment, wearing personal protective clothing, learning to deal with accident causes, understanding company health and safety policies and what to do when things go wrong.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access Duration The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Caterers
  • Food business operators
  • Food factories
  • Meat cutting plants
  • Diaries
  • Vegetable packers
  • Breweries
Entry Requirement
  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers who work with and directly handle food processing and food manufacturing
  • Anyone with an interest in health safety and food manufacturing, packaging and the storage industry
Method of Assessment

At the end of the Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Certification Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Awarding Body CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.
Progression and Career Path Once you successfully complete the Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing – Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to https://www.payscale.com. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of junior and senior workers, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.


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Other Benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only


Course Curriculum

1: health and safety matters
1.1 Introduction 00:00:00
1.2 Workplace Accidents 00:00:00
1.3 Common Accidents and illnesses 00:00:00
1.4 Factors affecting health and safety 00:00:00
1.5 Costs and benefits 00:00:00
1.6 Health and safety principles 00:00:00
1.7 Hazards and risks 00:00:00
1.8 Hazards 00:00:00
1.9 Health and Safety: The law 00:00:00
1.10 Responsibilities at work 00:00:00
1.11 What’s covered by the law 00:00:00
1.12 Company health and safety policy 00:00:00
1.13 Health and safety inspectors 00:00:00
1.14 Putting things right 00:00:00
1.15 Summary: Health and safety matters 00:00:00
2: a safe workplace
2.1 Splash 00:00:00
2.2 Introduction 00:00:00
2.3 Aches and pains 00:00:00
2.4 Check your understanding 00:00:00
2.5 Identifying issues 00:00:00
2.6 Rethinking the workspace 00:00:00
2.7 Workspace facilities 00:00:00
2.8 Alcohol and drugs 00:00:00
2.9 Summary: A safe workplace 00:00:00
3: working safely
3.1 Splash 00:00:00
3.2 Introduction 00:00:00
3.3 Structural safety features 00:00:00
3.4 Heating and cooling 00:00:00
3.5 Identifying hazards 00:00:00
3.6 Safety signs 00:00:00
3.7 Test your knowledge of safety signs 00:00:00
3.8 Using machinery 00:00:00
3.9 What do you do? 00:00:00
3.10 Personal protective equipment 00:00:00
3.11 PPE qualities 00:00:00
3.12 Personal protective clothing in food manufacturing 00:00:00
3.13 Summary: Working safely 00:00:00
4: vehicles, noise and heights
4.1 Splash 00:00:00
4.2 Accidents 00:00:00
4.3 Accident causes: Test your knowledge 00:00:00
4.4 Environmental changes 00:00:00
4.5 What is noise? 00:00:00
4.6 Vibration 00:00:00
4.7 Risk Assessment 00:00:00
4.8 Noise control measures 00:00:00
4.9 Hearing protection: Test your knowledge 00:00:00
4.10 Working at height 00:00:00
4.11 Tasks at height 00:00:00
4.12 Choosing the right equipment: Test your knowledge 00:00:00
4.13 Risk Factors 00:00:00
4.14 Summary: Vehicles, Noise and Heights 00:00:00
5: manual handling
5.1 Splash 00:00:00
5.2 Introduction 00:00:00
5.3 Challenge: Test your knowledge 00:00:00
5.4 Possible Injuries 00:00:00
5.5 Manual Handling Operations regulations: Test your knowledge 00:00:00
5.6 Making life easier 00:00:00
5.7 Doing it right 00:00:00
5.8 Summary: Manual Handling 00:00:00
6: fire and electrics
6.1 Splash 00:00:00
6.2 Introduction 00:00:00
6.3 Fire: Common Causes 00:00:00
6.4 Dangers of fire 00:00:00
6.5 Elements of a fire 00:00:00
6.6 Fighting fire 00:00:00
6.7 Use of fire extinguishers and fire blankets 00:00:00
6.8 Extinguisher challenge 00:00:00
6.9 Fire Safety Features 00:00:00
6.10 What if? 00:00:00
6.11 Avoiding electrical shocks? 00:00:00
6.12 Electrical equipment safety 00:00:00
6.13 Summary: Fire and electrics 00:00:00
7: coshh
7.1 Splash 00:00:00
7.2 Introduction 00:00:00
7.3 Welcome 00:00:00
7.4 A day in the factory 00:00:00
7.5 Hazardous substances 00:00:00
7.6 Check your understanding 00:00:00
7.7 Examples of dangers of exposure- dermatitis 00:00:00
7.8 Assessing the risk 00:00:00
7.9 Preventing exposure 00:00:00
7.10 Training and authorization 00:00:00
7.11 Safe working procedures 00:00:00
7.12 Summary: COSHH 00:00:00
8: when things go wrong
8.1 Splash 00:00:00
8.2 Introduction 00:00:00
8.3 Aggression and violence 00:00:00
8.4 Violence at work 00:00:00
8.5 Slips, trips and falls 00:00:00
8.6 First Aid 00:00:00
8.7 Accidents 00:00:00
8.8 Summary 00:00:00
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    Enriching Learning Experience

    I signed up for this course, and my learning experience so far has been very enriching. Overall, absolutely impressive study material and the content was quite comprehensive.