Food Safety Training Courses.

The law requires that all food handlers need to be trained according to their food handling work activities. Should an employee achieve a food safety qualification, which is suitable for the work they do, it will assist food business operators in proving that they have displayed due diligence and are therefore compliant in the eyes of the law.

On obtaining a food safety qualification, employees who handle food will gain a firm grasp of the importance of food hygiene and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved. Furthermore, those individuals that have successfully completed a food hygiene course will have the confidence and expertise to deliver quality food safely to customers. 


Our food safety qualifications are intended for anyone working in catering, hospitality or manufacturing or Retail settings where food hygiene is essential as food is prepared, cooked, served or produced. Typical environments may include pubs, hotels, restaurants, retail, factories, contract catering, fast-food outlets, hospitals, care and nursing homes, schools, prisons and the armed forces.

Level 2 Food Safety

Level 2 qualifications in food safety help organisations to comply with the legal obligation to ensure that staff are supervised and instructed and/or trained in food hygiene matters to a level necessary for the type of activity they are carrying out.

Level 3 Food Safety

These qualifications ensure that supervisors are aware of the legislation applicable to food safety and how best to communicate the required standards to employees. It also outlines their responsibilities with regards to food safety.

Level 4 Food Safety

Managing food safety in any environment can be challenging. These accredited qualifications ensure that managers are aware of the procedures and standards required to make sure that safe food is served at all times and that due diligence is taken.

Level 2 Allergen Awareness

This qualification has been developed for food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation service within the catering industry.

Supported by Allergy UK, the leading national charity dedicated to supporting those with allergies, the qualification provides essential knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances.

Level 3 Allergen Management

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF) is aimed at learners involved in the purchase, delivery, production and service of food in the catering industry, or who own or manage a smaller catering business.


HACCP qualifications are suitable for food handlers and supervisors working in most catering and manufacturing operations. The knowledge gained will enable staff to understand the principles of HACCP and ensure the cost-effective implementation of their food safety management system. This will reduce the risk of food poisoning and food complaints and assist in the provision of a due diligence defence.

Auditing & Inspection

The qualification is intended for use by persons who are, or may be, involved in practical auditing or inspection of food premises, including internal or third party auditors, enforcement officers and persons responsible for verifying HACCP. The main emphasis of the qualification is on practical inspection and audit skills in the workplace.

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