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Training courses

The Council offers taught and online courses in food hygiene and workplace health and safety.

Food Safety courses

CourseCost (per person)DurationExamDates and locationWho should attend?
Classroom Level 2 Food Safety in Catering


1 day
Multiple-choice examination*
Please enquire:
Anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked and served.
Online Level 2 Food Safety (an accredited course provided by Highfield)


Book & Pay online

6 hours
Multiple-choice at the end of each module
Online course available 24 hours a day
Anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked and served.
Introduction to HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) for Food Safety
4 hours
Please enquire:
Anyone wanting to develop their own food safety management system based on HACCP Principles. Especially manufacturers or caterers doing specialist processing e.g. smoking, vac packing, sous vide, rare or lightly cooked foods.
Improving your food hygiene rating
4 hours
NonePlease enquire:
Anyone wanting to improve their food hygiene rating.


Health and Safety courses

CourseCost (per person)DurationDates and locationWho should attend?
IOSH Leading Safely: For Senior Executives
£140 + Vat plus £50 +Vat per certificate
1 day22/11/17 (Amersham)
Whatever the size of your organisation, the course will show you how investing in safety and health can reap valuable business benefits.
IOSH Managing Safely : For Managers
£480 + Vat
3 days


This course is ideal for getting managers up-to-speed on the skills they need to tackle safety and health issues in the workplace.
IOSH Working Safely: Working safely
£160 + Vat
1 day
30/1/18 (Amersham)
Ideal for introducing staff to the importance of health and safety and shows how everyone can make a difference to their own wellbeing and that of others through everyday behaviours.

How do I apply?

Classroom courses - please complete the application form

Online courses -  Book & Pay online  -  (A handling charge of 1.6% will be added to credit card payments.)

Basic hygiene awareness training online

The Food Standards Agency has produced 10 short videos on a number of potential food safety issues. Each video is about a minute long and covers specific food hygiene practices - watch Food safety coaching videos. New kitchen staff who have not previously worked in catering can watch these before attending a Level 2 course.

Food allergy training online

The Food Standards Agency has produced a free online food allergy course  for managers and staff in the food manufacturing and catering industries.

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