Axtell Food Safety 

Food Safety Training in Kent 

We have been providing food safety training and audits across Kent since 2006. Based in Margate, Kent, we cover the whole of Kent and beyond. Whether you need a Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering course in Canterbury, or a Level 3 Award in HACCP in Manufacturing course in Maidstone, we can come to your premises and provide in-house food safety training. Or, all of our courses are now available as remote training; complete the course on Zoom and the exam online with remote invigilation. 

We also help food businesses improve or maintain their food hygiene rating with food safety audits 

Please contact us to discuss your own requirements.


Based just outside of London, we can travel Nationwide and Internationally, at an affordable cost whenever it suits you.

Give us a call on 01843 482252 to find out more or to make a booking


You choose the time

In-house training at your premises or remote training on Zoom can be arranged for a time to suit you, including evenings and weekends


You choose the location

We can travel to your premises wherever you are, or arrange a suitable premises at any location that works best for you


14 Years' Experience

Founded in 2006 by David Axtell, we provide engaging, effective, interactive training with real-life examples by qualified trainers with food handling and enforcement experience

Next course dates on Zoom

We have a range of food safety and allergens courses on Zoom, various start times. (food safety in catering, manufacturing and retail exams available for all food safety courses)

Level 2 - Level 4 Award in Food Safety and Level 3 Food Allergens Management dates available. Course are run in UK time.  Click on the event for more information and to book.

Our next courses are shown below, please click to view all course dates. If you can't find a course date to suit you, get in touch to arrange on-demand training at a time to suit you.

Food Safety Training

Food Safety Training from Levels 1 – 4 and an awareness course, wherever you are

Food Safety Audits

Food Safety audits to help you improve or maintain your food hygiene rating

Allergens Training

Level 2 & 3 Food Allergen Training and a non-accredited  awareness course, wherever you are

HACCP Training

Level 2 & 3 HACCP Training and a non-accredited awareness course, wherever you are

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Food Safety Audits

We can carry out a food safety audit of your food business and help you maintain or improve you food hygiene rating.

We now offer remote food safety audits; we can check your hygiene practices and documentation remotely. Contact us now for further details. 


A predicted food hygiene rating


Prioritised recommended actions plan with timescales for completion


A review of your Food Safety Management System


Design and implementation of simple to use food safety management system

Industries we cover

We are happy to tailor any of these qualifications to include your businesses policies.

Cafes & Takeaways

Care Settings & Hospitals

Childcare Settings

Schools & Universities

Groups & Churches

Food Manufacturers

Golf Clubs, Hotels & Spas

Event Catering

Pub & Restaurant Groups

Food Retailers

Super Yachts & Ships

Pubs & Restaurants

Axtell Food Safety 

Accredited training across Kent & the UK

Axtell Food Safety (formerly Kent Food Safety & Ford Training) has provided a range of food safety, health & safety, allergens, HACCP and risk assessment courses to businesses within Kent. Some of the businesses we have helped include;

– Level 2 Award in HACCP training for an artisan food producer in Ashford

– Level 3 Award in HACCP in Manufacturing for a food producer in Tonbridge

– in-house Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering course for a pub group in Folkestone 

– regular Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering in-house courses for a care provider in Ramsgate

Please contact us to discuss your own requirements.

We work with hundreds of companies 

from smaller aspirational businesses to some of the most respected global brands.

Give us a call on 01843 482252 to find out more or to make a booking

What people say about us

Don’t just take our word for it – here are just some of the lovely messages we receive

“Feedback from our staff included, ‘The enthusiasm of the trainer and laid back approach which enabled me to take more in’.”


Ethelbert Children's Services, Kent

“We chose Axtell Food Safety for their expertise, and will definitely be using them again in the future.


Exclusive Butler School Ltd, Middle East

“The course was extremely relevant to our business and the staff enjoyed it, I will definitely use Axtell Food Safety again”


Reflex Nutrition, Sussex

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