Level 2 TACCP and VACCP Training Course

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Level 2 TACCP and VACCP
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Everyone who works with food and drink has a duty to ensure that any food produced is safe. This Level 2 TACCP and VACCP training provides you with knowledge of TACCP, including how it works with HACCP and VACCP as a food safety management system. You will understand the legal requirements and best practice guidance on how to minimise the threat of food fraud, malicious contamination and other attacks on the food supply chain.

By understanding threat detection across the food supply chain, you will know how to raise awareness of threats and keep your workplace safe. This course explains the threats you may face, where they come from and how applying Threat Assessment Critical Control Points (TACCP) and Vulnerability Assessment and Critical Control Points (VACCP) analysis can help prevent and mitigate food safety incidents.

This course was last audited on: 30th June 2023
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Reviewed by an independent lead auditor
  • Endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality
  • Written in line with EU Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 3 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

Aims of the course

Upon completion of this course learners will:

  • Understand what is meant by a threat and a vulnerability.
  • Be aware of the law surrounding TACCP and VACCP and who needs to comply with the law.
  • Understand the different types of food fraud and attackers, and what determines the success of a deliberate attack.
  • Be aware of the vulnerable steps in the supply food chain and how to reduce the risk of a threat occurring.
  • Be able to identify threats and vulnerabilities from raw materials, on-site threats and distribution threats.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved
IoH Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

Additionally, this course is endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality as providing independently-evaluated, quality content that teaches good practice standards.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content

1Introduction to TACCP and VACCP

What is TACCP?, food safety management systems, key terms, what are VACCP and TACCP?, benefits of TACCP and VACCP, why are TACCP and VACCP Important?, how do TACCP and VACCP work with HACCP?, food safety legislation, enforcing the law, PAS 96:2017, who needs to comply? and training requirements.

2Types of Food Threats

Economically motivated adulteration (EMA), adulteration, substitution and dilution, mislabelling, counterfeiting, malicious contamination, extortion, espionage and cyber crime.

3The Attacker

What determines the success of a deliberate attack?, types of attacker, opportunist, extortionist, extremist, disgruntled individual, professional criminals, cyber criminals and irrational individual.

4TACCP and the Business

Why is threat detection important to a business?, an overview of the TACCP process and assessment of risk.

5TACCP and Food Defence

Site security and food defence, an overview of a food supply chain, identifying the vulnerable stages in the supply food chain and incident management procedure.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for anyone supervising food manufacturing, mass catering or supply chain distribution and needs to understand how to minimise the threat of food fraud, deliberate contamination and other attacks within their supply chains. This is often the responsibility of employers, managers or supervisors.

If you are looking for an introductory course to TACCP & VACCP that is designed for all employees to understand their responsibilities in a food safety system then our Level 1 TACCP Training Course will be more appropriate for your requirements.

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