What is it?

The Level 2 Award for Proficiency in Poultry Meat Inspection is a qualification consisting of four routes:

  • Post–mortem inspection of broilers and hens
  • Post-mortem inspection of ducks and geese
  • Post-mortem inspection of non-hunted game birds
  • Post-mortem inspection of turkeys

Each route requires the candidate to successfully undertake three units:

  • Carry out post-mortem inspection
  • Principles of Post-mortem inspection
  • Understand how to use food safety management procedures for post mortem inspection of poultry

The objective of the qualification is designed for staff working in poultry processing businesses that will be part of the team carrying out post mortem inspection of carcases and offal.

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

Who is it for?

This qualification is designed for staff working in poultry-processing businesses that will be part of the team carrying out post-mortem inspection of carcases and offal. It is based on the National Occupational Standards developed by Improve, the sector skills council for the food and drink manufacturing industry, and conforms to the units of assessment developed by Improve and RSPH.

Holders of this qualification will have demonstrated that they have the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out post-mortem inspection of the designated poultry and can apply the required food safety management procedures to their work.

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

3 centres offering this qualification

All distance

5 Lower Strines Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 7DL
Tel: 0161 284 6668 , Email: ericsmithassociates@yahoo.co.uk, Website: http://www.eric-smith.com

Century House, 1275 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds, LS15 8ZB
Tel: 01132 840400 , Fax: 01132 840429 , Email: info@eandj.co.uk, Website: http://www.eandj.co.uk

12 Meadows Industrial Estate, Old Meldrum, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0EZ
Tel: 01651 873399, Email: bill@polaris-learning.com, Website: http://www.2polarislearning.com

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RSPH Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Poultry Meat Inspection

1 centre(s) offering this qualification

Ofqual reference number: 600/0301/7