This new 2-day course aims to answer a multitude of questions relating to labelling and the new Food Information Regulations. Day 1 will cover detailed information on the new EU and UK Regulations as well as proposed guidance from DEFRA on their implementation along with allergen labelling guidance from BRC. Day 2 will focus on current legislation on labelling and food additives and the marketing aspects of labelling and nutrition & health claims, including guidance on the use of marketing terms such as 'pure' 'fresh' or 'natural'.Learn more
Food safety, hygiene and the prevention of contamination are key factors in the manufacture and production of food and in food service. (Those responsible for these areas are required to be trained to manage the situation.) Those responsible for the management of food operation need to be trained to a level that enables them to demonstrate their competency.Learn more
The supervision of people who are handling and producing food is a responsible task. It is essential that the supervisor identify and prevent or control any potential hazards and are equipped to effectively manage food handlers on safety issues. This course provides the key information on how to achieve and maintain good standards of food safety.Learn more
HACCP systems and many prerequisite programmes must be validated prior to implementation to obtain evidence that safe food can be provided. After implementation, verification activities are needed to provide evidence that HACCP and the prerequisites are actually effective and being complied with.Learn more
This 1-day course is the minimum requirement for all food handlers employed in the food industry. It focuses on the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon awareness of food safety management systems.
Food handlers include:
Any person who handles food whether open or packaged
Any person who enters food premises – maintenance engineers, delivery personnel etc
Candidates can choose whether to take an exam focusing on Food Safety for Manufacturing, Catering or Retailing.
The course is designed to give participants a good introduction to the concept, principles and terminology of HACCP. A mix of tutor presentations and short exercises to meet this objective. The course is very suitable for non-core HACCP team members and staff needing an overview of HACCP. It is also very useful as a refresher for more experienced personnel. In addition, delegates have the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised Foundation Level (2) qualification in HACCP.
A previous knowledge of basic food safety is desirable.