You need to set aside time for food hygiene training to fulfil the legal requirements if you work around food. But exactly how long does a food hygiene training course take?
Time taken to complete: Typically, around 1 hour for an online course such as Level 1 Food Hygiene Training.
Food hygiene training such as our Level 1 course is suitable for staff or volunteers who work in a food-related role but do not handle or prepare raw food. This would include waiting staff, for example, or food delivery drivers and checkout staff.
Time taken to complete: Typically, between 1 and 2 hours for an online course such as Level 2 Food Hygiene Training.
If you handle or prepare food in your workplace, you have a legal duty to take Level 2 food hygiene training. This course is suitable for a majority of roles within the Retail, Catering, and Food Manufacturing industries. We even have a dedicated training course for Early Years staff who prepare food for Under 5s.
You can get a Level 2 food hygiene training certificate online in as little as 1 to 2 hours if you take our excellent Level 2 Food Hygiene courses.
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Time taken to complete: Typically, a 2-day face-to-face course (10+ hours of training).
It is recommended that all food environments should have at least one person trained to Level 3 food hygiene. Due to the in-depth nature of this training, this course must be taken in a face-to-face environment and there is no online option.
We deliver 2-day face-to-face Level 3 food hygiene training courses accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and led by professional trainers.
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