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    Expertly planned lessons to meet legal learning requirements and practical application at work with mix of text and videos

  • Videos

    Relevant videos for better relating to on the job situations and visual learning.

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    Test your understanding of the concept after each section attempting quizzes.

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FAQ

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    28 days from purchase. However, we can extend it further as required if you have not completed the course.

  • How long it takes to complete the course online?

    Approximately 3.5 to 6 hours.

  • Are there any access restrictions?

    No. Your course can be accessed from any device 24/7.

  • What format is the end-of -course assessment?

    Assessments are in multiple choice option format.

  • Can I re-take the assessment if I do not achieve pass grade in my first attempt?

    Yes. You can attempt the assessment any number of times until you achieve the pass grade.

  • How do I receive my certificate?

    Certificate will either be available to be download in .pdf or will be emailed to you within 12 hours of successful assessment.

  • Can I buy the course online for my group/employees?

    Not at the moment. Please contact us and we will advice you the best option.

  • How is the learning curriculum designed?

    Curriculum is designed based on FSAI`s guide to food safety training at level 2.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    HACCP Level 2 Introduction

    • Welcome

    • Update your Profile

    • Tips for online learning

    • Disclaimer

    • Who is this Course for?

    • Additional Course Content

    • Course Access Duration

    • Certification

    • Course Contents

  • 2

    Chapter 1 -Introduction to Irish Food Legislation and Enforcements

    • Learning Outcome

    • Why food safety matters?

    • Why Food Safety Law?

    • Food Laws

    • EC 852/2004

    • The Law of Negligence

    • Agencies involved in Food Safety- FSAI

    • Other Irish Agencies

    • EU Agencies

    • National Guides

    • The Health Service Executive (HSE)

    • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

    • Safefood

    • The Environmental Health Association of Ireland

    • Role of an EHO

    • EHO Visits

    • Enforcement powers of an EHO

    • Food surveillance

    • Food Safety Management Systems

    • Training Guidance

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2. Introduction to Food Safety

    • Learning Outcome

    • Food hygiene and Food Safety

    • Safe Food

    • Advantages of Food Safety

    • Disadvantages of Food safety

    • Food Poisoning

    • Common Causes of Food poisoning

    • Sources of Food Poisoning

    • Global Food Poisoning Statistics

    • Food Poisoning Statistics Ireland

    • Food Poisoning Outbreaks

    • Recall of Irish pork over contamination in 2008

    • Food Poisoning-Bradford Sweets

    • Food Poisoning- Jack in the Box

    • Food Poisoning-Mad Cow Disease

    • Food Poisoning- Bil Mar Foods

    • Food Poisoning-E-Coli outbreak in Scotland Butcher Shop

    • Peanut Corporation of America Food Poisoning

    • Cost of food poisoning to your business

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 3. Introduction to Microbiology

    • Learning Outcome

    • What causes food poisoning?

    • Advantages and disadvantages of micro-organisms

    • Bacteria

    • Pathogenic Bacteria

    • Salmonella

    • Salmonella Video

    • Clostridium perfringens

    • Clostridium botulinum

    • Staphylococcus aureus

    • Bacillus cereus

    • Escherichia Coli

    • E-Coli Video

    • Campylobacter Jejuni

    • Campylobacter Video

    • Listeria monocytogenes

    • Listeria Video

    • Food Spoilage Bacteria

    • Advantages and disadvantages of Bacteria

    • Bacterial growth Factors

    • Time

    • Warmth

    • Oxygen

    • Food

    • Moisture

    • PH

    • Spores and Toxins- Spores

    • Spores and Toxins- Toxins

    • DANGER ZONE: 5°C TO 63°C

    • Food Poisoning Viruses

    • Weil's Disease

    • Hepatitis A

    • Hepatitis Video

    • Norovirus

    • Non-bacterial Food Poisoning

    • Parasites

    • Mould

    • Toxoplasmosis

    • High-risk Foods

    • Low-risk Foods

    • Ready-to-eat Raw Foods

    • Stop Bacterial spread

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 4. Food Chain Hazards and Contamination

    • Learning Outcome

    • Food Contamination or Food Hazard

    • Types of Food Contaminants

    • Microbiological Contamination

    • Cross contamination

    • Direct Cross contamination

    • Indirect Cross contamination

    • Preventing Cross contamination

    • Do`s and Don`ts to prevent cross-contamination

    • Physical Hazards

    • Physical Hazards-Controls

    • Chemical Contamination

    • Chemical Hazards-Control

    • Arsenic in Rice

    • Allergen Contamination

    • Chapter 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 5. Allergen Contamination

    • Learning Outcome

    • Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011

    • 14 Allergens

    • Allergen Declaration

    • Allergen Control- Restaurants/Takeaways

    • Allergen Control- Contract Catering

    • Allergen Control-Retail Outlets

    • Allergen Control- Food Outlets, e.g., Food Stalls, Markets

    • Allergen Control-Licenced Premises

    • Allergen Control-Specialised Businesses, Institutions and Organisations

    • Allergen Control-Food Ordered Remotely (by Phone, Website, App etc.)

    • Allergen Information Management via a Central Folder

    • Listing of Allergen information on the menus

    • Best Practices for Allergen Management

    • Responding to an Allergen reaction in your food business

    • Chapter 5 Quiz

    • Food Hypersensitivity

  • 7

    Chapter 6. Food Supplies and Storage

    • Learning Outcome

    • Supplies and Suppliers

    • Supplier/Vendor Selection

    • Supplier Checklist

    • Food delivery Hazards

    • Shelf life and Stock Rotation

    • Receiving Food Supplies

    • Checklist for receiving Supplies

    • Rejecting Deliveries

    • Delivery vehicle and delivery personnel

    • Use By and Best Before Dates

    • Best before and Use By Video

    • Foods exempt from Shelf-life Declaration

    • Refrigerator Storage- Hazards and Controls

    • Freezer Storage

    • Freezer Storage.....

    • Dry/Ambient Storage

    • Fruits/Vegetable Storage

    • Temperature Monitoring

    • Corrective Action -Delivery and Storage

    • Food Returns

    • Food Traceability

    • Methods of Food Preservation

    • Zoning

    • Keeping Equipment separate

    • Waste Handling

    • Water in food premises

    • Chapter 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Chapter 7. Food Preparation and Service

    • Learning Outcome

    • Hazards- Preparation and Service

    • Keeping foods covered

    • Defrosting

    • Defrosting ...

    • Defrosting.......

    • Defrosting Video

    • Cooking

    • Exceptions to Cooking Food to 75°C or Equivalent

    • Safe Cooking

    • Burger vs Steak

    • Reheating

    • Reheating Video

    • Cooling Foods

    • Safe Cooling

    • Microwaving

    • Food Display and Service

    • Corrective Action-Display and Service

    • Chilled Storage and Display

    • Thermometers

    • Thermometer Calibration

    • Chapter 7 Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 8. Cleaning and Disinfection

    • Learning Outcome

    • Cleaning and its importance

    • Detergents

    • Disinfectants

    • Sanitisers and Sterilant

    • Usage and Storage of chemicals

    • Dish Washing Procedure

    • Various Cleaning activities in a food premise

    • Cleaning Activities..

    • Cleaning Activities ......

    • Scheduled Cleaning

    • Cleaning Schedules

    • Cleaning Cloths

    • Cleaning Equipments

    • Cleaning Effectively Video

    • Waste Management

    • Chapter 8 Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter 9. Design and Layout of food premises

    • Learning Outcome

    • Irish Standards and Guidelines

    • Planning a Food Premise

    • Planning a Food Premise..

    • Systematic Work Flow

    • Roofs and Grounds

    • Walls and Ceilings

    • Food Areas

    • Food Areas...

    • Food Areas....

    • Food Areas.....

    • Washing Areas

    • Washing Areas...

    • Lighting

    • Ventilation

    • General Ventilation Requirements

    • Colour Coding

    • Zoning

    • Potable Water Supply

    • Ice Making Facilities

    • Sewage system

    • Waste Management

    • Changing Room

    • First Aid Equipment

    • Chapter 9 Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter 10. Pest Control

    • Learning Outcome

    • Importance of pest control

    • Pest and Contamination

    • Steps to Control pests in your premises

    • Action required in the event of pest infestation

    • Rodents and Controls

    • Signs of Rodent Infestation and Precautions

    • Rodent Control...

    • Rodent Control....

    • Rodent Control.......

    • Insects and Controls

    • Insect Control

    • Insect Control....

    • Insect Control....

    • Pest Control Video

    • Chapter 10 Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 11. Personal Hygiene

    • Learning Outcome

    • Who is a food worker?

    • What is hygiene?

    • Why and How of Personal Hygiene

    • Tips for personal hygiene

    • Cuts, Spots and Boils

    • Poor Hygiene Practices

    • Handwashing

    • When to wash hands?

    • Handwashing Guidelines

    • Handwashing Facility Requirements

    • Handwashing Technique

    • Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)

    • Unwell food worker

    • Action if a food worker is unwell

    • Staff Illness

    • Staff Facilities

    • Visitors to food premises

    • Use of gloves in food business

    • Dos and Don'ts -Personal Hygiene

    • Manager/Supervisor Responsibilities

    • Chapter 11 Quiz

  • 13

    Chapter 12. HACCP Principles

    • Learning Outcome

    • Food Safety Management Systems

    • What is HACCP?

    • Benefits of HACCP

    • Codex Alimentarius

    • Pre Requisites Program (PRP)

    • Examples of Prerequisites

    • HACCP Team

    • Flow Charts

    • 7 Principles

    • Principle 1 - Identify the hazards

    • Principle 2- Identify the Critical Control Points (CCP`s)

    • Principle 3 - Establish Critical Control Limits

    • Principle -4 Monitoring

    • Principle 5- Corrective Action

    • Principle 6- Verification

    • Principle 7- Documentation and Review

    • Chapter 12 Quiz

  • 14

    Chapter 13 Training, Documentation, Records and Audits

    • Learning Outcome

    • Training Requirements

    • Benefits of training

    • Training Records

    • Documents

    • External Documents

    • Internal Documents

    • Records

    • Examples of records

    • Auditing

    • Chapter 13 Quiz

  • 15

    Chapter 14 . Traceability, Recall and Labelling

    • Learning Outcome

    • Traceability Requirement

    • Food Traceability

    • Traceability Records

    • Traceability Records...

    • Record Retention

    • Food Recall

    • Manage a Food Recall

    • Recall Plan

    • Best Practice for Food Recall

    • Engaging with Customers

    • Managing a food safety complaint

    • Labelling

    • Information required for Pre-packaged Products

    • Specific Labelling Requirements

    • Chapter 14 Quiz

  • 16

    Summary

    • Glossary

    • References

  • 17

    Assessment

    • Completion of Lectures

    • Guide to Assessment

    • Are you ready for Assessment ?

    • End of Course Assessment

    • Copy of Course Feedback- We Value your feedback

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    • Certificate