Back to Business Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene Training Package

With our Back to Business Level 2 Food Hygiene training package ensure your staff are well prepared to reopen the doors and meet COVID-19 safety practises. Meet UK/EU training requirements for food hygiene with our RoSPA Assured Level 2 Food Safety Hygiene course, whilst also discovering COVID-19 guidance and how to safely return to your hospitality business.

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Package Overview


  • Intermediate
  • 3-4 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 3-4 CPD Hours
  • Meets UK / EU Food Handlers Training Requirements
  • RoSPA Assured

Package description

Designed for anyone working with or handling food our Back to Business package will inspire customer confidence and ensure your premises are as safe as they can be when you open your doors.

After a year of restrictions, hospitality closures and life being anything but “normal” it is important to plan and prepare for when you open back up and start to welcome customers back to your business.

Our package contains a variety of courses including Level 2 Food Hygiene, Covid-19 training and Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector as well as a carefully selected number of resources, with the aim to provide you and your staff with the knowledge needed to promote a safe and covid secure environment.

We also offer this package aimed at those supervising others working with or handling food such as Head Chefs, Team Leaders, Managers and Supervisors here.


Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene

Our Level 2 Food course is one of our most-popular courses. Our RoSPA Assured training provides food handlers with all the information they need to be able to carry out their roles safely, ranging from how to clean and disinfect equipment, safely store and prepare food, and control common pests. On completion, you will know all you need to be compliant and follow your legal obligations. 

The following topics are covered: 

  • Food safety hazards and contamination 
  • Food preservation 
  • Storage and temperature control 
  • Legislation that governs food handling 
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) 

Covid-19 Training

This course aims to provide learners with information on COVID-19 and suggests best practice for businesses in the current climate. 

The modules within this course include:  

  • Introduction to the course 
  • What are the symptoms? 
  • How to prevent COVID-19 
  • Social distancing, self-isolation and shielding 
  • Best practices for work 

Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector  

Aimed at both employers and employees, our Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector online course helps answer the questions surrounding adapting your business to become covid safe. Using the government guidance and providing best practice advice, this course helps you find a way of returning to work safely. 

Modules within the course include:  

  • What social distancing means. 
  • What the terminology used by the government means. 
  • The impact of returning to work and how to plan and risk assess the work environment. 
  • The key things to consider when travel is needed for work. 
  • Things to consider when staff return to the workplace, including policies, procedures and training that should be considered. 


Included in our Back to Business package is a collection of handy resources to help you re-open safely.  

The Food Standards Agency re-opening checklist will help ensure your food business re-opens as safe as possible with detailed information about what you need to do before welcoming customers back.  

Our food allergy posters are perfect to display front of house and in your kitchen to ensure customer safety and refresh your employees’ knowledge. 


The Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene course is RoSPA Assured and the certificate, awarded upon successful completion of this course, includes their logo. 

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this package, but a basic understanding of food safety is beneficial. 

Test and certificate

At the end of the Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene course, you will need to complete a test that consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and - if necessary - may attempt the test six times at no extra cost. If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team. 

You will receive an instant digital certificate for each of the three individual courses.  

To inspire customer confidence even further we would recommend printing off and displaying the certificates you will receive on completion of this course. By doing so it will show your training is up to date and you have completed relevant courses and taken extra steps to ensure their safety. 

Our training package offers training on food hygiene and advise on how best to operate when re-opening your business, but it’s important to ensure you are complying with all government guidelines. 

What courses are included in this training package?

Within this training package are three popular courses to help you get back to business safely in Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene, Covid-19 Training and Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector.

This course is not a formal RQF food safety & hygiene qualification, the levels only indicate the type of course so that businesses can choose whom it is suitable for.

You will learn

  • An introduction to food safety and hygiene
  • The impact of food-borne illness
  • Understanding food law
  • Food safety hazards and contamination
  • Food preservation, storage and temperature control
  • The symptoms of COVID-19
  • How to prevent COVID-19
  • Social distancing, self-isolation and shielding
  • Best practices for the workplace
  • The risks associated with reopening a closed site and be able to mitigate these
  • The new policies, procedures and training that needs to be considered and implemented to ensure a safe return to the workplace
  • The need for changes to be considered to the workplace and how this might affect your own workspace

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Anyone working in a role that involves the handling or the preparation of food
  • Anyone who manages staff members in a catering environment
  • Includes anyone working in Hotels, Restaurants, Takeaways, Cafes, Bars, Fast food outlets, Fish & chip shops, Kitchens, Hospitals, Prisons, Schools, Colleges and Many more
  • Perfect for new starters as part of their induction programme
  • Ideal for those who need to refresh their training


This Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering course is designed to help you comply with EU Regulation 852/2004, which requires food businesses to ensure that any employee who handles food is fully trained in food hygiene. The contents of this course also adhere to the Industry Standards set by People 1st and the Sector Skills Council for the Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism industries.

How the online courses work

  • Find a course

    To begin searching for your online training you can click on the course category section on our website and browse through all of our training categories.

    Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College which will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable, the learner's name, the title of the course and the date of completion.

    If you have purchased the posted certificate option, available on selected courses, a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out the following working week after completion.