Food Safety & Haccp Training - can you train our staff?
Yes - We specialise in providing training on the clients premises or nominated training facility. Training can be completed in most countries around the world and courses and can be adapted for your company.
Food safety, hygiene & Haccp training courses are certificated by the Royal Society for Public Health, an organisation formed by a merger between the Royal Society for Health and the The Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygiene or HABC who are the fasted growing awarding body in the UK.
Food Safety courses are suitable for HSE managers, HSE supervisors, health advisors, food safety advisors, company doctors, clinic medical staff, occupational health, hygiene supervisors, camp bosses or anyone who has responsibility for implementing, monitoring or have responsibility for operating food safety systems.
We specialise in providing 'in house' food safety & haccp training courses on the clients premises or nominated training facility. We can combine this with other work such as food safety inspections of catering premises in offshore or onshore facilities. Haccp & Food Safety Training courses can be completed in most countries around the world and courses can be adapted for your company. We can also deliver these courses on behalf of other training companies or organisations.
● HABC Level 2 Food Safety in Catering
(Basic One day food safety course including a multiple choice exam )
This training is an introduction to food safety. The qualification provides the basic knowledge for candidates to be safe food handlers and to be able to play an effective role in a food business operator’s food safety management system. The course content is equivalent to the RSPH Level 2 awards in Food Safety.
● HABC Level 2 Haccp for Catering
(Basic One day haccp course including a multiple choice exam)
This training is an introduction to food safety management systems. The aim of the qualification is to introduce the concept of HACCP and to develop an understanding of and the ability to apply HACCP principles practically in food and food related businesses in order to ensure effective food safety. This training can follow on from the Level 2 Food Safety in Catering course to give a 2 day course. (We also offer the equivalent RSPH course known as the Fundamentals of Haccp / Foundation Certificate in Haccp)
● HABC Level 3 Award: Supervising Food Safety in Catering
(3/4 Days including a review session & written exam)
The aim of this training course is to provide a broader knowledge of food safety and food hygiene to supervisors working in catering or occupational health / medical / HSE staff who are required to audit catering premises. We recommend this course is taken over 4 days where English is a second language. This can include work which is completed prior to taking the formal course.
Holders of this qualification will have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to be able to take responsibility for HACCP food safety systems including food safety monitoring procedures, to identify hazards to food safety, take appropriate action in the light of these hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practice. The training course also includes food safety legislation and supervisor responsibilities. Participants are advised to have knowledge equivalent to Level 2 Food Safety in Catering or equivalent prior to taking this course.
This course can lead onto the Level 4 award, Managing Food safety in Catering or an alternative route can be the Level 3 Award in Haccp as this option concentrates on the practical application of food safety principles in the development of Haccp.
● HABC Level 4 Award: Managing Food Safety in Catering (5 Days including a review session & written exam)
This qualification is principally designed for senior staff and managers and covers all of the necessary aspects of food hygiene and safety in depth, providing candidates with a thorough knowledge. It builds on the knowledge provided in the level 3 course and concentrates on the need for programmes and procedures to be properly drawn up, introduced and monitored to ensure full compliance with the legislation. The course is ideal for those who have to implement and manage food safety systems. The aim of this qualification is to provide an in-depth knowledge of food safety and food hygiene principles and practices. Holders of this qualification will have the appropriate knowledge and understanding of food safety to develop and implement food safety management systems.
All haccp & food safety courses are conducted in English - a verbal and written understanding of English is essential. Presentations are very pictorial to assist delegates whose first language may not be English. We recommend this course is taken over 6 days where English is a second language.
Courses incorporate a variety of teaching methods including formal presentations, tutor led discussions, DVD's, individual & group exercises, quizzes and card games. Delegates are provided with handouts and a course-book. To ensure an effective learning environment, course numbers are limited to 12 per course. Many of the handouts and books used in the courses are provided by Highfield, a leading Uk supplier of food safety training materials.
● HABC Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing & Inspection Skills (One day including a practical session)
The qualification is intended for use by persons who are or who may be involved in practical auditing or inspection of food premises and persons responsible for verifying HACCP, with the main emphasis of the qualification being on practical inspection and audit skills in the workplace.This courses combines a basic theory of audit principles with a practical session.
Delegates work in pairs to either complete a basic food safety audit of a catering operation used by their own organisation or classroom based exercise is used using a real scenario taken from actual inspections. The audit findings are discussed as a group and provides an opportunity for delegates to convert food safety theory into practice which helps to reinforce the training and develop confidence.
This course can be added to the Level 3 Supervising Food Safety in Catering to give a 4/5 day course or the Level 2 Food Safety in Catering AND Level 2 HACCP for Catering to give a 3 day food safety course.