Who is this course for?

The Covid-19 Safety Training course is ideal for business owners or staff who work in the hospitality sector and want to demonstrate that their premises and they way in which they are trading is Covid-19 secure.

Our COVID-19 Safety Training


FREE to all NCASS members


Provides extra reassurance to customers and staff


Includes a personalised digital certificate


Current guidance on trading safely and legally 


Exceeds all current UK Covid-19 requirements

This course forms part of the NCASS Covid-19 Certification scheme  exclusively for our members. Once you have completed this course and uploaded the relevant compliance documentation you’ll be able to show that you have taken the right steps to keep your customers and business Covid-19 safe.

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COVID-19 Safety Training

This course has been created by the Nationwide Caterers Association in order to provide extra reassurance to businesses, their customers and staff that they are trading safely, legally and within the current guidelines required to operate a catering business during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

The course is FREE to all NCASS members and comes with a certificate upon completion. Undertaking Covid-19 Safety Training is just one of a number of measures you can carry out to ensure that your business is compliant with current guidelines on mitigating the risks of Covid-19 within environments where food and drink is being handled and consumed.

You can find further resources and Covid-19 documents that are free to NCASS members here.

Remember – it is your responsibility to adhere to the advice and guidance we have provided and to regularly review your processes to keep your customers & staff safe.

Developed with Industry Professionals

We teamed up with food safety expert Jenny Morris MBE to develop our Covid-19 Safety Training and certification scheme, ensuring it’s in line with current coronavirus safety regulations and meets EHO expectations during inspections at your business.

I’m really, really pleased to be helping NCASS and its members… I think you’re all excellent in the ways you look to innovate and change

Jenny Morris MBE – Practitioner of Environmental Health

Course details

Aim of the course

To gain a sound understanding of the risks posed by Covid-19 so that you can keep yourself, your customers, colleagues and the business safe.

Topics covered

What is Covid-19, transmission, symptoms, Track, Trace & Isolate, mitigation, working through Covid-19, staff management, sanitisation & much more.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will be more confident of the ways in which Covid-19 is transmitted, how to practice best safety within your business and demonstrate to customers and authorities that you are trading safely.

Assessment criteria

There’s a short test at the end of the course and the pass mark is 80%. Remember, there are no limits on re-takes.

Course delivery method

The course is delivered online via our custom-built training system. An internet connection is required for all NCASS Training courses.


Upon completion of Covid-19 Safety Training you’ll receive a personalised digital certificate which you can upload to your Control Panel and/or display on your premises/unit to demonstrate to customers that your business has taken the Covid-19 Safety Training course. 

Alongside that, you will need to carry out a Covid-19 risk assessment, complete a compliance statement and customer statement in order to begin trading. NCASS members have access to these documents here.


We'll help with your legal responsibilities and simplify your compliance obligations.

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