Food businesses are required by law to implement and effectively maintain a food safety management system based on the principles of HACCP.
Regulation (EC) No.852/2004 on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs also requires those responsible for the development and maintenance of HACCP systems to have received adequate training in the application of its principles. This accredited course is delivered on 2 consecutive days (QCF) and is aimed at supervisors, managers, owners and anyone else responsible for HACCP. Candidates will a gain a practical understanding of HACCP based on industry best practice, current legislation and real-life case studies. The course materials also include a comprehensive level 3 textbook.
- Introduction to food safety management
- Common food safety hazards
- Pre-requisite programmes
- The legal requirements for HACCP
- Preparing for the implementation of HACCP
- Flow diagrams
- Hazard analysis and control measures
- Critical control point
- Critical limits, target levels and tolerances
- Corrective actions
- Verification vs validation
- Documentation and records
- HACCP review
The assessment method for this qualification is a 1 hour examination, consisting of 30 multiple choice questions. To pass 18 or more questions must be answered correctly. A merit will be awarded for 24 or more questions answered correctly.
TIME: 9:30 – 4:30 (Registration 9:00am)
VENUE: SOFHT Training Centre, The Granary, Middleton House Farm, Tamworth Road, Middleton Staffs, B78 2BD. Lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance are included in the price.
RESERVATIONS AND DIRECTIONS: An acknowledgement of booking will be sent together with directions to the venue on receipt of the registration form. A receipted VAT invoice will be issued for all monies received.
Member of SOFHT £290 + VAT
Non member £390 + VAT
Course book £16.95 + VAT Exam fee £25.00 + VAT
Cheques should accompany reservations and be made payable to: The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology.