Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing - Level 2

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "CIEH"
Number of Modules 08 Number of Modules 08
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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 Choose 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.

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
  • Access Duration
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other Benefits
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.

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.

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.
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.
With this certificate in your resume, you are sure to improve your candidature for a range of jobs in the food and drink manufacturing industry. This certificate will also pave way for your career progression by putting you in line to demand for salary increments or job promotions from your employer. Below mentioned are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,
  • Food Technologist – €25,823 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Manager – €25,034 per annum
  • Food and beverage Supervisor – €16,729 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Assistant manager – €19,598 per annum
  • Food and Beverage Director – €55,000 per annum
  • Caterer – €18,500 per annum
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  • 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 TOTUM 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

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

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

Students feedback


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    Alexis White

    September 18, 2019
    Great theoretical aspects

    As someone who works in the restaurant industry, I would recommend this course to others, as it taught me quite a bit of the theoretical aspect of health and safety in food manufacturing I hadn’t paid much attention to before. Excellent presentation!

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    Alexis Day

    August 10, 2019
    Very informative

    I was recommended this course through my employer, and I just completed it. It was very informative.

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    Alfie Doyle

    July 28, 2019
    Good course

    The course is good, although it would have been better if there had been lengthy explanations at certain sections of the course. Overall, I was happy with it.

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    Alistair Mccarthy

    July 13, 2019
    Up to date and impressive

    The course content was up to date and impressive from start to the finish. I look forward to applying my skills and knowledge in my area of work, and hope to climb up the career ladder. Highly recommended for others like myself in the industry.

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    Ali Dawson

    June 24, 2019
    Engaging content

    The instructor was clear and precise. The course I felt was just right for my level of skills. And the video training was very engaging and provided thorough guidance.

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    Amelia Miller

    June 02, 2019
    Important course

    I was able to learn more about health and safety in the kitchen in ways than I have actually on the job. I also learned why it is important to implement the appropriate health and safety policies in any food establishment.

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    Abram Mann

    April 16, 2019
    Great Course

    Everyone should know how to handle food in a safe manner since it’s a very sensitive aspect for consumers. I was able to learn a lot. Great course indeed.

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    Warren Burgess

    April 05, 2019
    Important course

    The ability to acquire a high level of knowledge on health and safety in food production was a good point of this course. This is a very important course for people like me who are working in the food industry.

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    Joseph Wells

    November 15, 2018
    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.

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