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HACCP Level 1 & 2 Course

It is a legal requirement that staff working with Food receive training commensurate with their level of involvement and responsibility. This Primary Food Safety Hygiene training course complies with the requirements as set out by the Food Safety Authority Ireland Level 2.

Duration: 1 Day

What are the Benefits?

Since 1998 it has been a legal requirement for all food businesses to have a food safety management system based on the principles of HACCP. Under current legislation, a “food business” is defined as “…any undertaking, whether for profit or not and whether public or private, carrying out any or all of the following: preparation, processing, manufacturing, packaging, storing, transportation, distribution, handling or offering for sale or supply of foodstuffs”.

Business Reputation
Certification recognised by all Environmental Health Officers and Inspectors in Ireland.

Course Objective
This Level 2 Course automatically covers the Basic Level 1 Module

By taking Food Safety seriously you are ensuring that your company promotes Confidence within the Industry and your customers.

Entry Requirements

English Proficiency:

  • To ensure the greatest opportunity for successful participation in our programmes, learners are required to have a good command of English in terms of reading, writing and speaking. This standard of proficiency is indicated by achieving or exceeding the standard of CEFR B2+Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) or standard of 6.0 on the IELTS.
  • Learners who have achieved a passing grade at Junior Certificate level will be deemed to meet this criterion. However, learners for whom English is not their first language, are required to advise Carraig Safety Consultants, and may be required


Course Content

What is covered on our Primary Food Handling Course (HACCP Level 1&2)?

  • Legal responsibility in ensuring food safety
  • Food Hazards; Chemical, Physical & Biological Hazards
  • Cross contamination and how to prevent it
  • High and low-risk activities
  • Monitoring Food Temperatures
  • Food Safety Records & Food Traceability
  • Pest Control & Waste management
  • Dealing with Food at risk from unhygienic practices
  • Co-operating with enforcement officers
  • Checking deliveries
  • Food Sampling & Testing


Theory Questions


Carraig Safety Certification in HACCP Level 1 & 2 on successful completion of course.

Max participants: 12

Duration: 1 Day

Valid for 3 years

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for those who have responsibility for managing food safety or who are involved in food preparation, service, handling and storage, who have already completed Basic Food Safety. It is ideal also for those working in professional kitchens, canteens, nursing homes, hospitals, delicatessens as well as food producers.


What do I need to bring?

We supply all course materials and refreshments.

Do I need experience to attend?

No experience required as course covers Basics of Food Handling

What Certification will I receive?

You will receive a Carraig Safety Certificate in HACCP Level 1&2

How long is my training Valid for?

3 Years

How long is the duration of a HACCP Level 1&2 Course?

Course duration is 1 Day in total.

Any Other Questions?

We'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have by phone or email. You can click the button below to ask a question online, or call us on 01 6293852

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