Food Delivery Driver Training Course

As a food business there is no better time to offer home delivery than now. The trend has been increasing for the last few years and we are now seeing a boom in people opting to eat from home and you can increase your customer base by offering a delivery service. Our online home delivery course explains where to start if you’re looking to offer a delivery service, how to ensure staff safety and wellbeing and much more.

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Course Overview


  • Introductory Course
  • 30 Study Minutes
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 3 CPD Points
  • CPD Certified

Course description

Setting up a home delivery service can be a great way to appeal to more customers but do you know where to begin?

With this online training course learners will learn about the key actions and tasks needed to start home deliveries and how to ensure staff safety and wellbeing when they set up.

This short food delivery driver training course is suitable for any employee of a food business that is considering starting a pick-up or food delivery service to their business

The information within this module is based on current guidance from the Food Standards Agency and Public Health England to ensure learners will be meeting UK guidelines.

This training package cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Home deliveries for food businesses
  • Introduction to infection, prevention and control
  • Introduction to the 4C’s of food hygiene

This training course also contains a range of links to additional information and key resources to help them continue their learning.

You will learn

  • How to ensure team wellbeing and safety whilst working
  • How to ensure social distancing whilst delivering food
  • Essential food hygiene knowledge and techniques
  • Essential food allergy awareness training
  • How to implement social responsibility procedures

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Food business owners
  • Delivery drivers
  • Chefs
  • Food business managers
  • Café owners

How the online courses work

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  • 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.