Natural Resources Institute

Address: The University of Greenwich, Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, ME4 4TB

Email: l.nicolaides@gre.ac.uk

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Qualifications available
  1. Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene - Level 2

    This qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, food handlers. A food handler is any person, in any type of food business, who handles food, whether open or packaged (food includes drinks and ice). This qualification may also be appropriate for people whose work requires them to enter food premises, e.g. equipment maintenance engineers, off-site business owners/managers and delivery personnel. The aim of this qualification is to provide a basic knowledge of food hygiene.

  2. Foundation Certificate in HACCP - Level 2

    The Foundation Certificate in HACCP is appropriate for all persons employed in food and food related businesses who need to have an understanding of HACCP. It is particularly useful for those involved in the implementation and maintenance of HACCP and individuals who are, or intend to become, members of HACCP teams.

  3. Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing

    This qualification is designed for those who work in all areas of the food and drink manufacturing sectors. As well as those directly involved in the handling, production or processing of food or drink items, the qualification may also be suitable for those whose work requires them to enter the workplace e.g. equipment maintenance engineers and delivery personnel

  4. Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail

    This qualification is designed principally for those handling and/or preparing food within a retail environment. The trainee's role may include the handling of wrapped food or the handling (or preparation) of unwrapped food, including food subject to temperature control requirements. Applicable job roles would include those working in food storage areas, in-store bakeries, hot food preparation and service areas. Other job roles could include those working on the fish, meat, or fresh produce of delicatessen counters within the retail environment.

  5. Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

    Holders of this qualification will have knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. Holders will know how to maintain good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

  6. Level 4 Award in HACCP Management for Food Manufacturing

    This qualification is primarily aimed at senior supervisors/managers working within the food manufacturing industry, but will also be of benefit to those working in catering and retail. This Level 4 qualification covers the importance of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)-based food safety management procedures, the management and implementation of HACCP-based procedures, development of the procedures and the evaluation of the procedures.