Common Sense Compliance Ltd (CSC Ltd) offers a comprehensive range of ‘In-house’ and ‘Open’ training courses. CSC work closely with our clients to develop a training program relevant to their needs.
We are accredited by Highfield Qualifications, who are a leading awarding body for accredited food safety, health and safety and environmental qualifications.
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These qualifications have been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments and meet the National Occupational Standards. The HABC Level 2 Awards in Food Safety provide a flexible syllabus which enables training to be tailored to meet specific needs.
Who needs these qualifications?
Anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.
Typical environments may include:
Why is this training important?
Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.
Refreshment of this qualification is recommended at least every three years.
In line with the National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs, these qualifications provide a thorough understanding of food safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls.
Who needs this qualification?
Managers and supervisors in small, medium or large catering, manufacturing or retail businesses. Particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor HACCP based food safety management procedures and systems.
Anyone working in a supervisory position in the food business is not only responsible but also accountable for food safety. It is therefore vital they are equipped with both the knowledge and confidence to do their job effectively.
From food business owners to trainers, from production managers to hygiene auditors, this qualification meets the food industry’s need for a high level practical qualification with external accreditation.
Managers, supervisors and senior hygiene personnel such as:
This qualification is also suitable for those wishing to deliver HABC food safety qualifications as part of their training provision.
Beyond being accountable, it is important for everyone in a managing or supervising position to have mastered the principles of good practice in food safety, thus gaining the ability to guide and advise on the management of food hygiene in a food business.
The HABC Level 4 Awards in Food Safety have been designed as a five day programme to provide an in-depth understanding of food safety with an emphasis on the importance of the management of systems and staff.
Designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. This qualification can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.
Anyone in a work environment.
Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.
This qualification provides a thorough understanding of health and safety emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. It also details the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing health and safety policy.
Everyone working in a supervisory position.
Accidents and illness can result in disability, death or incapacity for work. The supervisor is in an ideal position to influence, monitor and train employees. They can also ensure that managers are informed, persuaded, encouraged or pressured into providing for better health and safety standards.
This qualification provides those in managerial and supervisory positions with appropriate knowledge and understanding of the issues involved. It is also suitable for those wishing to deliver HABC health and safety qualifications as part of their training provision.
It is essential for all those who monitor and audit health and safety management systems, including:
Why is this training important?
Many experts agree that improvements in the standard of health and safety practices can be achieved through education and training at all levels. It is especially important that employers and employees are aware of their responsibilities under current legislation.
Any employee whose job involves them handling food, is legally required to be trained to Level 2 award in food safety and training should be refreshed every 3 years. The level 3 food safety award is recommended for managers and supervisors of catering operations, particularly those responsible for managing your HACCP operation. Level 4 food safety is recommended to senior managers.
Level 2 Health and Safety is applicable to anyone in a work environment, with the level 3 award aimed at managers and supervisors. The level 4 award in health and safety is relevant to those who carry out audits of your operations health and safety management systems.