This certified Level 2 Food Safety Course Principles of Food Safety and HACCP is aimed at cooks in early years services. It covers the relevant topics and skills that all food workers are required to learn within 6 months of starting employment. The course does not have any specific entry requirements.

All staff involved in preparing and cooking food should do this course. Certificate is valid for 3 years

Course Contents

  1. Instructions and Tutorial
  2. Food Poisoning
  3. Micro-organisms in Food
  4. Food Contamination
  5. Food Safety Law
  6. Safe and Clean Premises
  7. Waste and Pest Control
  8. Personal Hygiene
  9. HACCP 1 - Delivery and Storage
  10. HACCP 2 - Preparation, Cooking, Cooling
  11. HACCP 3 - Display, Service, Home Delivery
  12. Healthy eating in early years setting
  13. Certification Test


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. Its 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 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 a tablet device. On tablet devices, please ensure you are using the Chrome browser.

Course Duration and Delivery

Inservice Training This is a half day course when delivered as Inservice Training.

Online Training This course consists of 10 lessons and takes about 8 to 10 hours to complete. We strongly recommend not to attempt to 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.

Course Booking

HACCP Food Safety Level 2. Online Training

Online Training

Book now and start your training on a high quality digital platform. Course modules and assessment are completed online. You will download your certificate after successful completion of the course. This course is required by anyone preparing or cooking food in the Early Years setting. 50% off this course!