Established in 1990, Verner Wheelock is a leading specialist provider of high-quality training to the food and drink industry. Delegates achieve consistently high examination pass rates and have won the prestigious annual RSPH prizes for Level 4 HACCP and Level 4 Food Safety several times.
Verner Wheelock delivers a wide range of courses including HACCP, Food Safety & Hygiene and Auditing, accredited by RSPH and FDQ. Other specialist courses include VACCP & Food Defence, Legal Labelling, Managing Food Allergens, Root Cause Analysis and the unique Creating Thermal Process Flavours and Introduction to Flavours courses. The company also offers 1-day refresher courses in HACCP and Auditing and a Food Safety Update course.
All Verner Wheelock trainers have extensive hands-on food industry experience as well as training expertise. Courses are delivered at all levels from basic to advanced, either at Verner Wheelock’s dedicated training facility in Skipton, North Yorkshire, or on-site in the workplace.
The company also offers tailored in-house training programmes to suit individual company requirements, be it adapting existing courses to focus on particular areas or developing bespoke courses from scratch.
Verner Wheelock works with clients from all sectors including dairy, meat processing, seafood, fresh produce, bakery and confectionery, ingredients, packaging and food logistics and retailing.
The company also has over 15years’ experience in providing SMETA Ethical Trading Audits, which help retailers and their suppliers address public concerns over supply chain labour and other issues. These social audits ensure that both permanent and temporary workers are being treated fairly and with respect at work, are being paid correctly, are not working excessive hours and have a safe working environment. Again, the focus is on the food industry, and Verner Wheelock are specialists in auditing food processors and farms within the UK.