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).
Food Safety Training
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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