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By completing a Virtual College Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene course you are meeting the EU Regulation 852/2004 training requirements.
Virtual College offers three sector specific Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene Courses, all mapping to Industry Standards, so you can
be sure the course covers exactly what you need to know.
Formally known as Foundation or Basic Food Hygiene, this online course teaches industry standards in
Food Safety and Hygiene.
Our Level 2 courses are targeted for workers in Catering, Retail and Manufacturing.
If you know which course you require, click 'buy now'. For more information on what is covered in each specific course,
visit the Hygiene Level 2 page.
Successful completion of the training material and online test ensures that you meet your legal
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City & Guilds Accredited Certificate
Upon completion of the online training material learners will sit an online test and on successful completion,
will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Food Safety and Hygiene.
Depending on which type of certificate has been purchased, certificates will be either downloaded
from within the Learning Management System and self-printed by the learner or they will be posted the same
day as a successful test pass. Our certificates are extremely high quality with an authorisation seal. If you haven’t already, click on the example.
The training and test usually take between 2 to 3 hours to complete (depending on learning speed) which is
equivalent to 6 hours face to face group training. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark and if
necessary may resit the test at no extra cost, having revisited the training material
Posted Certificates will be posted same working day if successfully completed before 12.00 noon Monday-Friday. If completed
after noon it will be posted next working day. Weekend completers will have their certificates posted on Monday