This qualification focuses the importance of food safety in manufacturing and provides food handlers with the knowledge of how they can contribute to product safety. It is suitable for both high-risk and low-risk manufacturers. Before starting work for the first time food handlers need to be aware of the hazards and controls associated with manufactured food. Particular attention is paid to, preventing contamination and temperature control. The importance of good personal hygiene, cleaning, waste management and recognising and reporting signs of pests are also stressed.
On achieving this Award candidates will be equipped with the knowledge to enable them to provide safe food and will assist the business to comply with the law.
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