Food Safety Training Courses

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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering/Manufacturing 

All Food Safety Training Courses are now available for 2020.

This qualification focuses primarily on the needs of food handlers in the catering and hospitality sectors. It enables employees to take responsibility for following food safety procedures, to receive and store food safely and to keep themselves clean and hygienic.

Duration: 1 day

Assessment: 20 question multiple choice examination paper.

Cost: £55 per person

Venue: Stockton Sixth Form Centre (Education Centre)

Progression: Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

Course dates:

  • Wednesday 29th April 2020
  • Wednesday 20th May 2020
  • Monday 29th June 2020
  • Tuesday 21st July 2020
  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
  • Monday 19th October 2020
  • Thursday 12th November 2020
  • Wednesday 9th December 2020


Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

This is designed for managers and supervisors or anyone who requires a broad understanding of food hygiene. It is particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor HACCP based food safety procedures and systems.

Duration: 3 days

Assessment: 45 multiple choice questions

Cost: £290 per person

Progression: Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering

Venue: Stockton Sixth Form Centre (Education Centre)

Please contact the Food Safety team for further information on this course. 

Course dates:

  • Wednesday 3rd June 2020
  • Friday 5th June 2020
  • Monday 8th June 2020


CIEH Level 2 Award in Nutrition (Healthier Food & Special Diets)

This provides a good basic understanding of nutrition and is targeted towards catering establishments, particularly those who have a captive audience; school catering staff who would like to learn to plan well-balanced meals and have a positive impact on pupils' health would definitely benefit from attending this course. It would also be appropriate for individuals who are involved in the selection of menus, recipes and ingredients.

Courses: Please contact us directly if interested in this course

Duration: 1 day

Assessment: 30 question multiple choice examination paper

Cost: £65 per person

Progression: RIPH Certificate in Nutrition and Health


Food Allergen Training

Every member of staff needs some understanding of food allergens and their possible consequences. This course provides a basic understanding of food allergies/intolerance's, foods involved, symptoms, legislation and how to control allergens.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Cost: £50 per person

HABC course

Duration: 2 Days

Cost: £300


Level 3 Award in HACCP

Expands on the fundamentals of the level 2 HACCP - Suitable for supervisors, managers, chefs and HACCP team members.

Duration: 3 days

Assessment: 30 question multiple choice examination paper

Cost: £400 per person


Highfield Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Catering / Manufacturing (RQF)

This training course is designed with management accountability in mind. It is intended to provide those in managerial and supervisory positions with appropriate knowledge to ensure that their company operates in a hygienic and efficient manner.

On completion of this course you would then be able to deliver the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in catering/manufacturing (with appropriate training skills).

Duration: 5 and 1/2 days

Assessment: Written examination paper

Cost: £500 per person

Progression: CIEH Level 3 Award in PTLLS & TSP

Dates: Please contact the Food Safety team for further information on this course

For more information or to book onto this course please contact Moira Smart 01642 526597 or via email [email protected].                          


RIPH Level 2 Foundation Certificate in HACCP Principles

This qualification is designed for those who work in the food industry who require an appropriate level of knowledge and understanding of HACCP.

Holders of this qualification will have a basic knowledge and understanding of the importance of HACCP as a preventative.

Duration: 1 day

Assessment: 30 question multiple choice examination paper

Cost: £75 per person

For more information on any of the courses please contact the Food Safety Advisor on telephone: 01642 526597 or email: [email protected]

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