MIN 658 (M) Food and catering COVID-19 online approved courses
Valid until 31/08/2021: the MCA will recognise online delivered accredited training, if approved by the awarding bodies outlined within MIN 648 (M), due to COVID-19.
So if your online course has a qualification listed on the official MCA list at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/994420/MIN_658__M__Amendment_2_MLC_Foood_and_catering_COVID_-19_acceptance_of_online_delivered_courses.pdf then its valid to do the course til the next update at end of August 2021.
WHO OFFERS THIS ONLINE COURSE THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED BY MCA?
The online Level 2 is equivalent to the classroom based Foundation run by the CIEH directly. The CIEH run a level 2 online course for GBP30 so have a look at this before spending more elsewhere. See Level 2 course in Food Safety in Catering at https://elearning.cieh.org/do?action=viewProduct&id=49 FOR LEVEL 2 AND FOR LEVEL 3 AT https://elearning.cieh.org/do?action=viewProduct&id=63 FOR gbp150