The Award in Food Safety is a qualification aimed at food handlers working in a manufacturing/catering or retail environment.
The qualification is intended for learners already working in manufacturing catering or retail and those who are preparing to work in the industry.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everybody involved in the storage, preparation, and processing, packing and handling food. Its topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practices in the production of safe food.
Highfield Level 2 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing (RQF)
This qualification is aimed at those working in a food manufacturing environment. The qualification is intended for learners already working in food manufacturing and those who are preparing to work in the industry. The qualification is especially useful for those involved in maintaining HACCP in a manufacturing environment, and for those who are or will be part of a HACCP team.
This qualification covers the principles of HACCP including the procedures required to develop HACCP and how the principles are applied in a food production environment.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 7 hours and of this 6 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.
TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by a 30 minute multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 9 out of 15 questions correctly to pass.