This Understanding HACCP Course includes a City and Guilds-accredited certificate. It has been created for food handlers to ensure they understand what a critical control point is and are confident using the HACCP seven principles system to identify and respond to hazards.
Anyone who works in catering or hospitality needs to be aware of the latest food hygiene standards. Knowing how to clean and disinfect equipment, safely store and prepare food, and control common pests will allow you to handle food safely and ensure that you’re complying with all of the relevant health and safety standards.
HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points and is all about ensuring that food safety workers can prevent and control food-borne illnesses, and stop consumers from being exposed to hazardous contamination from their premises.
Using the HACCP system became a legal requirement in food safety management from January 1st 2006. It helps food businesses to safeguard their customers from illness or injury due to the consumption of unsafe food.
This course has been created for food handlers to ensure they understand what a critical control point is and are confident using the HACCP seven principles system to identify and respond to hazards. After completing this HACCP training course, learners will understand:
The material is provided in an interactive format that is designed to be engaging and accessible. A basic knowledge of food hygiene will mean learners progress quickly, but the course is designed for anyone working in the service or hospitality sectors and should be suitable for any staff member to give them the knowledge needed to work effectively and safely.
This course is especially relevant to food handlers, as well as the owners and managers of food businesses. However, it is suitable for anybody involved in working in a food environment, across the retail, catering, packaging, manufacturing and distribution sectors. After undertaking this online course, learners will be able to analyse hazards effectively and determine control points in line with established HACCP principles.
To help develop an in-depth knowledge of HACCP, this course provides interactive content which is split into the following chapters:
Level 2 & 3 HACCP Training Pack Legislation If you’re working in the hospitality or service industry, you will need to comply with the latest food and hygiene regulations. This Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering course is designed to help you comply with EU Regulation 852/2004, which requires food businesses to ensure that any employee who handles food is fully trained in food hygiene.
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
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