Highfield Level 4 Award in Food Safety for Catering

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Highfield Level 4 Food Safety in Catering

What’s It About?

This comprehensive Level 4 Food Safety course will provide you with in-depth knowledge and understanding of food safety.  It examines the vital roles of management in establishing and maintaining high standards within a catering organisation.

The Level 4 Food Safety course is suitable for candidates from all types of food businesses. It is a well-respected qualification and recognised by the Food Standard Agency, Independent Auditors and Enforcement Officers.

What Will You Gain?

By attending this Level 4 Food Safety course, you will be able to identify, prevent or control any potential food safety hazards. You will also know how to take the appropriate corrective action when necessary.

On returning to the workplace, you will develop, implement and manage an effective food safety management system within your workplace.  You will also be able to take responsibility for and manage your food handlers. Furthermore, you will know how to educate and motivate them in their duties and responsibilities.

Who Should Attend?

This Level 4 Food Safety course is perfect for managers who are responsible for the planning and implementation of a food safety management programme.

This course will also enable you to deliver food safety training to other members of your team. You will need to have suitable experience and a teaching qualification. This could be the Level 3 Award in Delivering Training course or Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

In conclusion, this qualification is essential if you wish to register with an awarding body to deliver accredited qualifications.

Why’s It Important?

The Food Safety Act 1990 states you must ensure that those responsible for developing and maintaining your food safety management procedures are appropriately qualified. And, if required, they can effectively train others in food safety.

Therefore, this means that managers and supervisors should receive a more advanced level of training. The training should highlight the specific responsibilities associated with supervising and managing a safe food operation.

The training should develop an understanding of effective food safety management procedures. This will include how to incorporate them into working practices and procedures. The key processes, and how they are implemented within the business.

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Course Delivery Options and Prices

We aim to help you make your training budget go further, and we offer a range of cost-effective training options. For example:


A five-day course delivered at your premises for up to 12 candidates.


At your site.
Alternative location of your choice.
Virtually via Zoom or Teams.


This course can be delivered on dates and times to suit you and your business. Course dates do not need to be back to back they can be delivered across separate dates to suit you.


For a bespoke proposal and details of any discounts available please contact us.


The course price is fully inclusive of five days training, course materials, email and telephone support between training days, examination fees and a certificate from the awarding body on successfully passing the examination.


A five-day virtual classroom course delivered online via Zoom See our course dates for more information.


Online via Zoom


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£895.00 + VAT per person

Save money with the following discount options:

  • Save 10% with our Group Discount when you book 3 or more places.
  • Save 20% with our Early Bird Discount when you book and pay 8 weeks in advance.
  • Combine both and save 30%!


The cost of the course is fully inclusive of course materials, online remote invigilated examination fees and a nationally recognised certificate.

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