What is it?

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. It is valuable as a free-standing qualification or as an addition for people following other training programmes.

Holders of qualifications based on this specification will have a 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. These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.

Who is it for?

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.

How do I apply?

For learners: see below for your nearest centre. Centres are listed alphabetically - to find the centre nearest to you, please use the location finder.

For current centres: if you are interested in delivering this qualification, please visit the Centre Area and register your interest. 

How do I become an RSPH-approved centre?
If you’re planning to deliver one of our qualifications, you will need to become a RSPH registered centre.

To become an approved centre and to gain qualification approval, please visit our Become a centre page.

Centres offering this qualification

161 centres offering this qualification

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2 Wincanton Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 9DH
Tel: 07940 494080 , Email: [email protected]

Unit 14, Palmerston Close, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire, LE8 0JJ
Tel: 0116 279 6095, Fax: 0116 279 1210 , Email: [email protected]

88 Viewpoint, Consett Business Park, Consett, Co Durham, Co Durham, DH8 6BN
Tel: 01207 562 931 , Fax: 01207562931 , Email: [email protected]

3 Clos Y Fferm, Coity, Bridgend, CF35 6DX
Tel: 07966 552132 , Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.a2zfoodsafety.co.uk

Hotel Tourism and Retail Management, Garthdee II Garthdee Road, ABERDEEN, Grampian, AB10 7QG
Tel: 01224 263001 , Fax: 01224 263333 , Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk

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Ofqual reference number: 601/8307/X