qualification, which was introduced in 1984, has been regularly reviewed
and modified to meet the food industry's need for a high level practical
training programme with external accreditation.
The training programme is delivered by approved tutors and consists
of 36 hours of teaching time, typically over 5 days. Some courses
are delivered in consecutive days, whereas normally the courses are
scheduled over one day a week leading up to the examination date
which is predetermined by the awarding body.
To undertake and be successful in the assessment candidates must submit
two workplace assignments, as well as taking a written examination, which
will last for 3 hours.
Who is the Course For?
Suitable students for the course and examination will need to have an analytical
approach to food hygiene and will be encouraged to demonstrate how they can influence
others and positively encourage good standards.
The programme is ideal for:
Owners or managers of food businesses
Supervisors with Intermediate
Food Hygiene knowledge
Successful candidates will be able to:
Guide and advise on the management of food hygiene
in a food business
Contribute to the management of hygiene in a wide
variety of food businesses
Identify further technical knowledge necessary
in complex processes
Determine further training requirements
Identify areas for legal compliance
Determine good practice
Design an improvement plan
Outline a HACCP type study
Promote and encourage good standards of food safety
Liaise with enforcement
Deliver level 1 food hygiene training (with appropriate
5 days 0930 to 1700hrs
Please telephone for details of future dates and