Level 3 Food Hygiene, Food Allergy and Barista Training Package

We have designed this package for those working in or looking for a career in the coffee industry. By completing the training package you will gain a deeper understanding into the coffee industry, what Barista’s do and how they do it as well as learning all about the latest food hygiene standards and how to handle food safely.

Food Allergy Awareness Training Course
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Package Overview


  • Level 3
  • 10-11 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 10-11 CPD Hours
  • Meets UK / EU Food Handlers Training Requirements
  • RoSPA Assured

Package description

These courses are a great way to gain a deeper understanding into the coffee industry whilst becoming compliant with current food hygiene legislation and learning about potential food hygiene hazards. This training gives learners essential information on food allergens with our in depth online training course, ensures that they’re compliant with current legislation with our level 3 food hygiene training and will also give learners a deeper understanding into the origins of coffee and the complex processes involved in coffee production, in our barista training course.

This training package gives managers or supervisors working in the food and drink industry essential information on food safety and gives learners the knowledge they need to improve their food hygiene processes.

Learners will also gain in-depth knowledge of both the coffee industry and food allergen risks. This course is perfect for those working or looking to work in a café, bar, restaurant or the hospitality industry.

What is included in the package?

Level 3 Food Hygiene

This Level 3 Food Safety Course is aimed at any business striving to achieve a 5* rating under the national hygiene rating system. Boost knowledge, confidence and understanding and receive a high quality certificate to demonstrate training has taken place. 

Upon completion of this food hygiene course, learners will be able to take responsibility for food monitoring procedures, will be able to identify food safety hazards and can contribute to improvements in food safety practices. 

Food Allergy Awareness

This Food Allergy Online Training Course by Virtual College includes clear information and guidance to help learners identify and understand the main food allergens, and the importance of handling food containing allergens carefully to keep customers safe. 

Barista Training

Learn the basics of how to be a Barista with our new and exciting Barista Training Course. This barista training course is intended for anyone thinking about becoming a Barista as a part-time or full-time career choice and may be going on to do face-to-face training.

For learners applying to be a Barista in a small, medium or large coffee shop, completing this course this would look great on your CV, and could give you an edge when it comes to the interview. 

E-Learning Content

  • Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene for Supervisors
  • Food Allergy Awareness Training Course
  • Barista Training

The Level 3 Food Hygiene training will take approximately 8-9 hours to complete.

The Barista Training will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. You can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress automatically throughout. 

The Food Allergy Awareness course will take on aver 1-2 hours to complete. 

All three courses will take around 10-11 hours to complete.

The system will record your progress automatically throughout and because they are all e-learning courses you can complete the training in convenient stages spending as long as you like on each section.

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

  • Understand common food hygiene terminology
  • Understand the impact of foodborne illness
  • Understand what both a food allergy and intolerance are
  • Learn to recognise the symptoms of an allergic reaction
  • Introduction to coffee and equipment
  • Milk processes
  • Coffee processes
  • Pouring processes

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Managers or supervisors working in the food and drink industry
  • Anyone looking for a career working with or handling food
  • Anyone looking to develop their food hygiene knowledge and skills
  • Anyone wanting to work as a barista or in cafes/restaurants

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.