• Food Health & Safety Hygiene Courses Online

    Online Level 1, 2 and 3 Food Hygiene Training from Serene Media. Every course for Retail, Catering & Manufacturing available to take here same day, online.

    Choosing a job involving food can be seriously rewarding and we want to help ensure you have the correct certification for your career, as easily as possible.

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Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering

This course is designed for individuals working in the catering environment and designed specifically for those dealing with low risk packaged food. The course is also beneficial for those who need to understand how to safely store and handle food for consumers.

Within the hospitality industry, there are different categories of jobs involving serving foods and waiting on tables. Anyone dealing with ready wrapped or uncooked food can benefit significantly from level 1 food hygiene and safety catering course.

Who can benefit from this Course?

If you’re planning to work in the service industry especially serving drinks and food to customers, you can greatly benefit from this course. It has been designed for those who plan to work on low-risk tasks such as clearing and preparing tables.

You may also benefit from the course you’ll work under supervision to understand food safety in catering.

Course Content

Learners who are to complete this course are required to complete a mandatory four units before sitting for their final exam. The units covered include an introduction to food safety, personal hygiene, cleaning, and contamination. Just like the manufacturing and retail options the topics and quizzes must be completed before you can proceed to the next step.

Structuring the course in units makes it easier for any learner to set targets as they progress through the course. Each of the sections completed is clearly marked so that learners track their progress.






Course Aim

This course provides the learners working in the catering industry with practical knowledge to safely store and handle food in the workplace. This ultimately guarantees that it will be safe for the end consumer.

The leaners will also be equipped with a basic understanding of food hygiene and safety as well as the regulations and laws the business ought to comply with food hygiene. They will also have an in-depth understanding of the importance of waste management and cleaning procedures for food safety.

Course duration

The learners are expected to complete the test in about 50 minutes. However, you can still choose to go with the pace that best suits you.


This course is approved by the RoSPA & CPD, which are professional certification bodies. During the test, you’re required to complete a 20 multiple choice question which you should attain a pass mark of 75% or score an average of 15 and above before you can obtain a certificate.

You don’t have to worry if you end up failing the exam because you can always contact support and request them to reset your course.

The Food Safety & Hygiene Certificate

After you have successfully completed the course and passed you are eligible for food safety and hygiene certificate. You should be able to easily save and print. Usually, an email will be sent with the link of the certificate.

An important aspect to note is that the certificate comes with a QR code embedded on the certificate. By scanning the code with a smartphone, you can establish whether the certificate is valid or not.

Food Hygiene and Safety for Manufacturing

The food hygiene and safety for manufacturing combines different practices to minimize health hazards and ensure that everyone is working in work areas that comply with the United Kingdom Legislation. After completing the course, you should be equipped with the necessary techniques required for safe food handling especially the high-risk foods that pose risk to you and others due to poor safety practices.

Who should take this course?

In line with the European Union Regulation, food handlers are required to be properly trained to carry their roles diligently. This course is best suited for food handlers in all disciplines within the food and manufacturing industry. These include food storage and packing, food assembly, manufacturing, and food processing.

If you’re a manager or supervisor, you may want to consider taking the level 3 food hygiene for manufacturing.

The Course Content

This course comprises eight units which upon completion you are to take a final exam. The courses include general food safety, the law, food safety hazard, temperature considerations, food handlers, safe food storage, cleaning, and pest control.

Before proceeding to the next unit, you will be served with interim quizzes which you must pass before you can progress to the next level.  Learners have to click on the MARK COMPLETE before progressing to the next step. This is the fastest way to track progress especially in instances where the students were enrolled by a manager.

Thanks to the clearly defined units’ leaners have a structured way to set their achievement targets as they progress through the course. Each of the sections to be completed is indicated by green making it convenient to leave and recommence training.

How It Works

You can conveniently take this online course through a window browser. Don’t expect any face to face conversations with your instructor. You can, however, print the pages of the training material and notes you received during your initial training. You can still revisit the materials at any time once you’ve completed the course.

The learning materials included in the course are broken down into different lessons that cover lessons of a specific area of the subject in question. The lesson also features a series of pages that include sound, animation, graphs, and supporting pictures.

You can take the lessons in any order you like and resume and pause at any stage. Once the lesson in the course has been completed the system will automatically record that you have successfully completed the course.

Course Aim

After successful completion of this course, learners are expected to understand the important steps in food preservation and storage in the manufacturing sector. They should also be conversant with the relationship between control, risk, and hazard.

They should also have a better understanding of food poisoning and those who are likely to suffer from its effects. The achievement in this course should provide employers and learners with the certainty that they can achieve the safety levels required in a manufacturing work environment.

What’s more, receipt of the approved certificate serves to recognize learners’ achievements and provide proof of regulatory compliance.

Certification and Duration

The food hygiene and safety for manufacturing are approved by RoSPA & CPD and takes 50 minutes for serene media learners. The learners should also achieve 75% if they have to successfully complete the course. In case they do not meet the pass mark you can make three more attempts at no cost.

Once you’re done, there are two certificate options you may want to consider for this course; the print digital food and safety hygiene certificate or the self-printed certificate.

Food Hygiene and Safety for Retail

This course is specifically designed to minimize any health hazards that come about when handling food at a retail outlet. After completing this course, you should be in a position to make sure that the staff handling risk food doesn’t end up posing a risk to themselves or others due to improper or unsafe food handling practices.

The course is approved by RoSPA & CPD and takes a duration of about 50 minutes. This means that candidates can sit and complete the test conveniently in a single sitting. It’s also important to note that the time indicated is based on the video content shown. It doesn’t in any way reflect on the loading and thinking time when working on the questions.

You may want to note that the questions do not necessarily have to be completed in one sitting. The learning progress can be automatically saved which means that you can always go back to the questions whenever you wish. That being said, the result of the complete course is entirely on you.

Access to the Course

Those who wish to access the course have a ninety-day period to do so. This means that you can complete it right away or at your pleasure. The best part is that once the learners receive the login details, they’ve got access to the learning site using any device at different times of the year. This is important because it provides the flexibility to train while you work on different projects on the side.

The Course Content

This course comes with eight-core units. These are; Control of pests, cleaning considerations, storing food safely, food handlers’ considerations, temperature, food hazards, food law, and food safety in general.

Take note that each unit comes with an assessment test that has to be completed before progressing to the next step.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners are expected to understand the reasons behind food poisoning as well as some of the susceptible effects. They should be in a position to comfortably use safety management systems and understand the relationship between control, risk, and hazard. Learners should also be in a position to explain simple terms such as food allergy, foodborne illness, and food poisoning.

At the end of the study, the learners and employees will be confident that the safety levels in a particular work environment have been enhanced. Producing an approved certificate will serve as a way to recognize the achievement as well as any regulatory compliance.

How the Course Works

The first thing you have to do before taking the course is to register online. Press on the add to cart button to initialize the process. Once this done and you’ve finalized the process by making your final payment you can begin immediately. Take note that all the registration details will be sent to your email and you’ll have over ninety days to access the materials.

The course materials will be available for your review twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. There is also an easy to reach support line and email address you can use 24 hours a day.

The Final Exam

Your final exam consists of thirty multiple-choice questions with a pass mark of eighty percent. You can conveniently access your final exam once all the course units have been completed. There is no time limit. Take note that you cannot access the course units during your final exam because it helps to maintain the integrity of the work.

You’re free to re-sit your final exam in case you don’t end up making the pass mark. There are usually no charges for a re-sit once you’ve made the one-off payment for the course.


After successful completion of the course, you’ll be sent a high-quality CPD certificate to your email. CPD is a recognized auditor of different compliance courses. This means that their certificate can be trusted for use as evidence of your achievement.

The certificate also comes with a unique number that can be easily verified.

Supervising Food Safety in Catering

This level three food training course is tailored for supervisors and managers in the catering industry. It is structured to help them understand their day to day operations such as how to effectively implement the HACCP within the safety management system.

Supervisors and managers are also expected to have legal responsibilities and hygiene practice that ensures that food handling is undertaken professionally. The course is structured video content and interactive texts to provide the learners with the knowledge they need to comply with the food safety laws.

Introduction to HACCP

This course takes a duration of 80 minutes. This is majorly due to the content displayed. HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control point) is an internationally recognized food safety management system that controls, evaluates, and identifies hazards that are important for food safety.

The advantage of this course is that it teaches the learns to be proactive rather than reactive. Learners are introduced to the basic key terms before moving on to analyzing and identifying some of the key hazards.

At the end of the course, you’ll have a broader understanding of how to determine control points as well as different ways of avoiding cross-contamination in the food chain. You’ll also be better equipped with the control measures to take as well as different ways to address problems when the critical limit is reached.

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