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 3 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing (RQF)
This qualification is to support a role in the workplace and give learners personal growth and engagement in learning. The qualification is designed for learners who are at, or wish to progress to, a higher or supervisory level within a food manufacturing business.
Topics include ensuring compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology and temperature control.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 25 hours, of this 20 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 multiple-choice examination.