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Level 3 Award in HACCP in Manufacturing

Island Food Safety are pleased to be able to offer the Level 3 Award in HACCP in Catering or Manufacturing.

Based on a one-day training programme, this qualification is designed to ensure candidates develop the required knowledge and practical skills to implement a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan in their workplace.

Who needs this qualification?

The Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing will benefit managers and supervisory staff responsible for the development of a food safety management system based on the Codex principles of HACCP in a food manufacturing setting. This qualification may also be beneficial for those responsible for implementing, contributing or reviewing HACCP systems

Legislation requires that food handlers are trained commensurate with their role and activities within the food business, with specific additional HACCP training for HACCP team members. Regulation EC No. 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs (Article 5) states that food business operators must implement a food safety management system based on the principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.

Why is this qualification important?

Food business operators have a duty to put in place, implement and maintain a permanent procedure or procedures based on the Codex principles of HACCP. Those involved in either the implementation, maintenance or review of HACCP systems must have an in-depth understanding of the manufacturing process covered by it, while possessing background knowledge of food safety that is sufficient to devise or identify effective food safety control systems. It is therefore recommended that candidates have suitable food safety and manufacturing process knowledge.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the qualification, the learner will:

  • Understand the importance of HACCP based food safety management procedures
  • Understand the preliminary processes for HACCP based procedures
  • Understand how to develop HACCP based food safety management procedures
  • Understand how to implement HACCP based food safety management procedures
  • Understand how to evaluate HACCP based procedures

Further information on the Level 3 Award in HACCP in Manufacturing

Duration Guided Learning: 20 hours
Assessment Assessment: Multiple-choice examination (45 multiple choice questions to be completed in 90 minutes)
Ofqual Regulated: Yes
QCF 3

Prerequisite

It is recommended that candidates have achieved the Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing (or equivalent) or  Level 2 Award in HACCP-based Food Safety Systems in Manufacturing (or equivalent) before embarking on the training programme for this qualification.

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