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The Safer Food Group

About our Food Hygiene Certificate

The Safer Food Essentials is a fully Accredited Level 1 Food Hygiene Course developed and supported by The Safer Food Group, one of the UK’s leading specialist online training providers for the Hospitality & Catering industries and beyond.

The Safer Food Essentials is the brand name for the ‘Level 1 Food Safety for Food Handlers’ course from The Safer Food Group with certification options for Catering, Retail and Manufacturing.

About The Safer Food Group

The Safer Food Group is the trading name of East GB Ltd, first established in 2006 as a Food Hygiene and HACCP consultancy and training company.  In 2008 we developed the UK’s first accredited online course in Food Safety Management Systems with EDI, and in 2010 developed one of the first fully video-based online Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificates.  Now established as one of the UK’s leading courses of this type, this programme is delivered on behalf of a range of brands and organisations. 

The Safer Food Group were also the first to offer total rebranding of the food hygiene certificate course and learning platform at no cost, and in 2011/12 we continued to invest heavily in management and compliance tools , offered free-of-charge to assist employers in reducing the cost of managing staff through training. Most recently we have invested heavily establishing the highest levels of Accreditation and Certification available in the industry.

  • First to dramatically reduce costs and pass saving on to employers 
  • First to offer complete rebranding of learning environment at no additional cost
  • First to include high quality video content filmed entirely in real kitchens
  • First to offer unlimited free retakes at no additional cost


The Safer Food Group are an approved Partner Centre for Awarding Body Qualifi (EGB03032011), Approved Centre for RSPH at Level 2 & 3 (Centre 3221), and Approved EDI Centre for online Level 3 FSMS/HACCP training (Centre HNOT29). East GB Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioners Office PZ3199196.

Key Facts

  • Delivered over 30,000 courses to UK businesses
  • UK’s Lowest Cost provider for Level 2 Accredited Food Hygiene Training
  • Established in 2006, the Safer Food Group is the trading name of East GB Ltd
  • One of the UK’s fastest growing specialist online training providers
  • We hold accreditation status with RSPH, Qualifi & EDI
  • Preferred provider to a range of UK major food brands, NHS, and Local/County Councils

More info

Please visit www.thesaferfoodgroup.com or contact us on 0800 612 6784.

“Simply stunning value, 80% less than the price of our previous supplier, well done”
Gary Wilson (Director) Campbell Wilson Ltd - Specialist TV & Film Location Catering