Overview: Highfield Level 4 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing

time icon Duration: : 5 Days + Exam
time icon Accreditation: Highfield
time icon Asessment: 30 MCQ and Written Examination

Highfield Level 4 Food Safety in Manufacturing

What’s It About?

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

The course is relevant to all types of food and drink manufacturing businesses. It is well-respected by the Food Standard Agency, Independent Auditors and Enforcement Officers.

What Will You Gain?

By attending this Level 4 Food Safety in Manufacturing course, you will be able to identify, prevent and control any potential food safety hazards within your business. Furthermore, you will also know what corrective action you need to take.

On returning to the workplace, you will develop, implement and manage an effective food safety management system.  In addition, you will be able to educate and motivate your staff to do their duties effectively.

Who Should Attend?

This Level 4 Food Safety in Manufacturing course is perfect for managers working in food manufacturing businesses. Especially those who are responsible for the implementation of an effective food safety management programme.  These may include Food Safety, Quality Assurance, Technical, Hygiene and Training Managers.

This course will enable you to deliver up to Level 3 Food Hygiene training to other members of your team. You will also need to have suitable experience and teaching qualification such as the Level 3 Award in Delivering Training course.

This additional qualification is essential if you are planning to register with an awarding body in order to deliver accredited qualifications.

Why’s It Important?

The Food Safety Act 1990 and the Food Hygiene Regulations state that employees responsible for developing and maintaining food safety management procedures must be appropriately trained.

This means that managers and supervisors should receive a more advanced level of training which highlights their specific responsibilities associated with supervising and managing a safe food operation.

Firstly, the training will develop an understanding of what the principles of effective food safety management procedures are. It will demonstrate how these procedures are incorporated into working practices and systems. Secondly, it will explain what the key processes are and how they are implemented into the business.

Key Topics

  • Food safety legislation and enforcement
  • Food safety contamination hazards and controls
  • Microbiological hazards, multiplication and survival
  • Food borne illness
  • Safe storage
  • Temperature control
  • Food spoilage
  • Preservation
  • Food handlers
  • Personal hygiene
  • Training and education
  • Food hazards and controls
  • Design and construction
  • Cleaning and disinfection methods
  • Pest management
  • HACCP and food safety management systems
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Developing a positive food safety culture

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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£990.00 + 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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