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Highfield Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering

Who is this Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are already working in catering and those who are preparing to work as caterers. It is especially useful for those involved in maintaining HACCP in a catering environment, and for those who are or will be part of a HACCP team.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 6 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include be able to recognise and define common HACCP terms and state the principles of HACCP, recognise the need for a systematic approach for food safety management, outline the stages involved in implementing HACCP, identify common food hazards and controls, explain the importance of identifying critical control points and outline the importance of verifying, reviewing and documenting HACCP systems in a catering environment.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Why Food Safety is important in the food safety industry?
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Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
This qualification is aimed at individuals who are already working in catering and those who are preparing to work as caterers. It is especially useful for those involved in maintaining HACCP in a catering environment, and for those who are or will be part of a HACCP team.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management for Caterers

Who is this Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management for Caterers qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry and is also suitable for those  who own/manage a small catering business.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 10 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include the different roles in ensuring that food ingredients and allergens are effectively managed, the characteristics of food allergies, procedures relating to the accurate communication of ingredient information, from supplier to consumer, hygiene considerations with regard to allergen and ingredient control, and procedures relating to the control of contamination and cross contamination of allergenic ingredients.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by an open-response workbook.

Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
This qualification is aimed at individuals responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry and is also suitable for those  who own/manage a small catering business.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety

This accredited qualification is intended principally for those who are operating in a supervisory role within the catering and hospitality industry. Qualification holders will be able to demonstrate a wide knowledge of food safety legislation and effective supervision. They will also be able to take responsibility for the competency of the workforce and for identifying hazards and controls, monitoring controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary.

Individuals looking to achieve this qualification are likely to have some catering experience and be in a job role that involves working unsupervised. This qualification provides candidates with a range of food safety skills directly relevant to the catering and hospitality industry.

This Ofqual approved qualification has been developed specifically for insertion onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework with full support from People 1st, the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism. It is therefore fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognised by environmental health practitioners, auditors and other enforcement officers.

This qualification is achieved by completing a quiz book (6-8 hours) followed by a two day classroom based course. It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the candidates must answer atleast 40 out of 60 questions correctly. A merit is awarded to candidates scoring 50 or more. The examination will take a maximum of 2 hours to complete.

Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Supervising HACCP for Catering

Who is this Level 3 Award in Supervising HACCP for Catering qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of HACCP systems. It is suitable for those who own/manage small food businesses to give them the underpinning knowledge to implement an appropriate food safety management system based on HACCP principles.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake between 12 and 14 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include understand the importance of HACCP-based food safety management procedures, the initial processes for HACCP-based food safety management systems, the development of a HACCP system suitable for a catering environment, the importance of identifying critical control points and the corrective action to be taken when monitoring indicates a loss of control and a CCP.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Why Food Safety is important in the food safety industry?
Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
This qualification is aimed at individuals responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of HACCP systems. It is suitable for those who own/manage small food businesses to give them the underpinning knowledge to implement an appropriate food safety management system based on HACCP principles.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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Highfield Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering

This qualification is aimed at managers working in a food or drink catering environment. The qualification is intended for learners already working in catering, or those who are preparing to work in the industry, and whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team. This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; the focus is on the importance developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.
In preparation for the transition to the Regulated Qualifications Framework(RQF), the HABC Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering is currently under review and an updated qualification specification will be available from early 2017.
 
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a 5 day classroom-based course. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning, as long as the recommended learning hours are completed.
 
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through a 2-part examination.
Part one is a 30 question multiple-choice examination.
Part two is a written examination where learners choose 4 from 6 questions, totaling to a possible 70 marks.
 
What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to apply for managerial positions in the food and drink catering industry and will also be able to progress to a Level 5 qualification, a diploma or a degree in food safety or HACCP (other prerequisite qualifications may be required in order to take this route).
Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Advanced

Who is it aimed at?
This qualification is aimed at managers working in a food or drink catering environment. The qualification is intended for learners already working in catering, or those who are preparing to work in the industry, and whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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Food Safety Level 1 Online Course

Food safety and food hygiene ratings are never far from the news. Sharing local establishments’ food hygiene ratings is a popular topic of engagement on many social media channels and in local newspapers, and unfortunately, it’s often those scoring at the lower end of the scale that make headlines.Effective food safety and hygiene training isn’t just for businesses with a kitchen, it applies equally to businesses selling pre-packaged food and can help protect your business and ensure you avoid unwanted publicity.Ensure your staff understand their role in maintaining food safety with a course written by one of the world’s leading food safety experts, Richard Sprenger, and accredited by the UK’s leading organisation for regulated food safety qualifications.This online food safety and hygiene training course is ideal for those who work with pre-packaged foods or in low-risk catering environments.

The Course
Food businesses must, by law, ensure that all staff have received the appropriate level of safety and hygiene training commensurate with their role and risk.  

It is a useful induction programme for those undertaking work-experience in a food business, and for anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the basic principles of food safety and hygiene.

This online course is suitable for those working in a catering environment who are not directly involved in the preparation or handling of high-risk foods, but work in an environment where food is handled elsewhere or only deal with low-risk foods. It is also ideal for those working with pre-packaged or wrapped food.

Our Online Food Safety Level 1 course has been written by one of the world’s leading food safety experts, Richard Sprenger, and is accredited by the UK’s leading organisation for regulated food safety qualifications.

Areas Covered
Introduction to food safety
Microbiological hazards
Food poisoning and its control
Contamination hazards and controls
Safe handling and the storage of food
Personal hygiene
Food pests and pest control
Cleaning and disinfection

Who is it aimed at?
If you work in a low-risk catering environment or are simply looking to expand your knowledge as a hobbyist, this course is ideal for you. However, if you are involved, or are going to be involved in the direct preparation of food within a business environment, you must be trained to a higher level.
Our Food Safety Level 2 e-learning course is ideal for most food handlers working in a catering or retail environment. If you work in a food manufacturing environment, the Food Safety in Manufacturing Level 2 course is perfect for you.
Supervisors and managers must be trained to a higher level again, and the Food Safety Level 3 e-learning course is designed for this level of employee. It is also useful for owners of small catering businesses. 

Course Duration
This course takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete.

Enrolment
You will recieve login details to your course within 24 Hours of purchase, if signing up multiple students to this course, please provide a valid email for each student at checkout

What Food Safety Certificate Do I Need?

£25.00

Course Rating:
4/5

Skill Level
Beginner

Who is it aimed at?
If you work in a low-risk catering environment or are simply looking to expand your knowledge as a hobbyist, this course is ideal for you. However, if you are involved, or are going to be involved in the direct preparation of food within a business environment, you must be trained to a higher level.

Our Food Safety Level 2 e-learning course is ideal for most food handlers working in a catering or retail environment. If you work in a food manufacturing environment, the Food Safety in Manufacturing Level 2 course is perfect for you.

Supervisors and managers must be trained to a higher level again, and the Food Safety Level 3 e-learning course is designed for this level of employee. It is also useful for owners of small catering businesses. 

Accreditation
Learners will recieve a certificate upon completion.

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Introduction to Allergens

Legislation introduced in 2014 means businesses need to provide allergy information on all foods sold unpackaged.

The Course
Our Introduction to Allergens e-learning course has been approved by Allergy UK as meeting the standards required to become a part of the Allergy Aware Scheme. It is ideal for businesses looking to ensure they and their staff are compliant with the legislation.

Who is it aimed at?
Anyone responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry. The course can also be used as part of the on programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Course Duration
This course takes approximately 1-2 hours to complete.

Enrolment
You will recieve login details to your course within 24 Hours of purchase, if signing up multiple learners to this course, please provide a valid email for each learner at checkout

£30.00

Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Beginner

Who is it aimed at?
Anyone responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry. The course can also be used as part of the on programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Accreditation
The learner will receive a certificate following the completed training.

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Online Food Safety Level 3 E-Learning Course

Food safety has never been higher on the public’s agenda. UK consumers spend a massive £219 billion a year on food and drink, while the overall sector employs 3.9 million. Around 95% of inspected businesses score a hygiene rating of three or above. Make sure you’re not one of the 5% who doesn’t.

The Course
Ideal for anyone operating in a supervisory role, and provides more advanced knowledge and understanding of the subject. Although it does not provide a qualification itself, the training meets all legal requirements and offers full compliance for supervisors within the food industry without the need to attend a 3-day course. Along with its supporting PDF handbook, the e-learning provides the knowledge and understanding required to go on to achieve any level 3 food safety (RQF) qualification, whether in catering, manufacturing, or retail, with an approved training provider.

Areas Covered
• Introduction to food safety
• Microbiology
• Contamination hazards and control
• Food poisoning
• Personal hygiene
• Design of food premises and equipment
• Cleaning and disinfection
• Pest control
• HACCP
• Control measures
• Supervisory management
• Food safety legislation and enforcement

Who is it aimed at?
If you work in a low-risk catering environment or are simply looking to expand your knowledge as a hobbyist, this course is ideal for you. However, if you are involved, or are going to be involved in the direct preparation of food within a business environment, you must be trained to a higher level.
Our Online Food Safety Course Level 3 e-learning course is ideal for most food handlers working in a catering or retail environment. If you work in a food manufacturing environment, the Food Safety in Manufacturing Level 2 course is perfect for you.
Supervisors and managers must be trained to a higher level again, and the Food Safety Level 3 e-learning course is designed for this level of employee. It is also useful for owners of small catering businesses. 

Course Duration
This course should take approximately 9- 14 hours to complete.

Enrolment
You will receive login details to your course within 24 hours of purchase, if signing up multiple students to this course, please provide a valid email for each student at checkout

What Food Safety Certificate Do I Need?

£195.00

Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
Ideal for anyone operating in a supervisory role, and provides more advanced knowledge and understanding of the subject. Although it does not provide a qualification itself, the training meets all legal requirements and offers full compliance for supervisors within the food industry without the need to attend a 3-day course. 

Accreditation
Learners will recieve a certificate upon completion.

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Online Food Safety Level 2 - Highfield Accredited E-learning Course

This Highfield Qualifications accredited Online Food Safety Level 2 course has been designed to help anyone who handles, prepares or serves food within the catering industry understand their legal responsibilities and know what constitutes best practice in regards to controlling food safety hazards, controlling temperatures, storage, preparation, personal hygiene and premises cleaning.

By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the products they serve from contamination.

The course provides learners with up-to-date safety information using a range of written text, interactive exercises and video content to ensure learners thoroughly comprehend their safety responsibilities.

The Course

Catering businesses must, by law, ensure that all staff have received the appropriate level of safety and hygiene training commensurate with their role and risk.  

Our Food Safety Level 2 E-Learning course has been written by one of the world’s leading food safety experts, Richard Sprenger, and is accredited by the UK’s leading organisation for regulated food safety qualifications Highfield Qualifications.

Areas Covered

  1. Introduction to food safety
  2. Microbiological hazards
  3. Food poisoning and its control
  4. Contamination hazards and controls
  5. Safe handling and the storage of food
  6. Personal hygiene
  7. Food pests and pest control
  8. Cleaning and disinfection

Who is it aimed at?

The European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs requires all food handlers to be appropriately trained in how to carry out their roles safely.

This Level 2  Hygiene and Safety for Catering course ensures that you comply with this legal responsibility by providing learners with a thorough introduction to the correct food handling practices.

The course is suitable for food handlers in all disciplines of the catering sector, including restaurants, hotels, cafes, bars, fast-food outlets, takeaways, mobile food trucks, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges.

Course Duration

This Online Food Safety Level 2Highfield Accredited E-learning Course takes approximately, on average,  2-3 hours to complete.

Enrolment

You will recieve login details to your course within 12 Hours of purchase, if signing up multiple students to this course, please provide a valid email for each student at checkout

What Food Safety Certificate Do I Need?

£30.00

Course Rating:
4/5

Skill Level
Basic

Who is it aimed at?
The European Union Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs requires all food handlers to be appropriately trained in how to carry out their roles safely.

This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering course ensures that you comply with this legal responsibility by providing learners with a thorough introduction to the correct food handling practices.

The course is suitable for food handlers in all disciplines of the catering sector, including restaurants, hotels, cafes, bars, fast-food outlets, takeaways, mobile food trucks, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges.

Accreditation
Learners will recieve a certificate upon completion.

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