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Level 4 Award in Food Safety

£350.00

Buy for 2 users and receive 10% discount.

This bestselling online course leads to the level 4 Award in Food Safety certified by OCN. It is designed for personnel with responsibility for the following jobs and functions:
Quality assurance, Production Managers, Owners or Managers of Food Businesses, Supervisors with intermediate food hygiene knowledge and hygiene auditors.

The course gives a comprehensive understanding of food safety and the management of food safety in the business.

Entrants require Level 3 Award in Food Safety or relevant industry knowledge.

See below for further information.

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Course Overview

Price is per online user of this course and includes OCN certification. This product is not liable to VAT.

This Level 4 Award in Food Safety online course covers the following topics:

  • Bacteriology
  • Food Borne Illnesses
  • Physical Contamination of Food
  • Food Storage, Temperature Control and Preservation
  • Design and Construction of Food Premises and Equipment
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Pest Control
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Training Strategies
  • Legislation
  • Management Control Techniques

Learners work through the learning material at their own pace and speed, completing the online activities and assignments.

Course Duration

It takes approximately 40 hours to complete the course in full and there is no time limit for course completion. Learn as much as you want in any session and return.

Tutor Support

There is full tutoring from a food safety specialist and IT support available during the course via e-mail.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 Award in Food Safety or relevant industry knowledge.

Course Assessment

Testing is continuous throughout the learning, through a series of coursework activities, which are submitted to a tutor for feedback and two final written assessed assignments.

The timescales for receiving feedback from your tutor are dependent on how busy the accredited markers are. It can be between two and eight weeks for your marks to be received by the tutor and then passed on to you.

On passing the course your certificate will be applied for from OCN, the accredited awarding organisation. OCN Credit4Learning (OCNOTC) is a nationally recognised external awarding body and charity and is an Access Validating Agency (AVA) licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education. OCN Credit4Learning is regulated by the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and credits awarded by them are accepted as a means of entry to further education and university education.

Completion of this online course can lead to further qualifications such as the Level 4 Award in HACCP.

Testimonials

‘A very informative course with detailed content. I learned more than I had expected to and it was most convenient to be able to complete online in my own time whilst working full time’ Lloyd

‘Excellent course with lots of thorough learning on the subject matter’ Anonymous

‘I thought the course and online tutor access was great! Thanks so much’ Anonymous

‘Excellent, yet to finish my course…but now working with my remote tutor, the service I have received to date is impeccable’ Ningmua

Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

 

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FAQs

This Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in the Workplace is externally certificated by OCN. This award will enable the holder to demonstrate to the regulators that they have been properly trained in accordance with the national occupational standards and legal requirements.

The Level 4 Award in Food Safety course content is available online, learners are supplied with a unique username and password to access the course. Learners work through the learning material at their own pace and speed, completing the online activities, discussions, chats and assignments.

Yes, by law anyone handling food needs to receive training in food hygiene which enables them to handle food in the safest way appropriate to the area they work in.  The level required depends on the job role and responsibilities;

  1. Level 1 in Food Safety – provides the basic understanding required by any food handlers to meet legal requirements for food safety. Suitable for anyone working in a food production or retail business.
  2. Level 2 in Food Safety – provides an understanding of the importance of food safety and the knowledge of safe practices and procedures. Suitable for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting.
  3. Level 3 in Food Safety – builds on the basic knowledge of food safety best practice to provide an in-depth understanding. Suitable for supervisors and managers
  4. Level 4 in Food Safety – comprehensive understanding of the management of food safety. Suitable for quality assurance managers, food production managers, owners of food businesses and food hygiene auditors.

There is no legal requirement to renew training at a specified time. However, there is a requirement for staff to have up to date food safety knowledge in line with their work activities.

As best practice for renewing a premises food hygiene certificate is 3 years, and this involves an environmental health inspector checking that staff are appropriately trained, it has become industry practice to renew training every 3 years. However, if an employees responsibilities for handling food change or the organisation adopts a new procedure then training should be delivered at that time.

The level required depends on your job role and responsibilities;

  1. Level 1 in Food Safety – provides the basic understanding required by any food handlers to meet legal requirements for food safety. Suitable for anyone working in a food production or retail business.
  2. Level 2 in Food Safety – provides an understanding of the importance of food safety and the knowledge of safe practices and procedures. Suitable for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting.
  3. Level 3 in Food Safety – builds on the basic knowledge of food safety best practice to provide an in-depth understanding. Suitable for supervisors and managers
  4. Level 4 in Food Safety – comprehensive understanding of the management of food safety. Suitable for quality assurance managers, food production managers, owners of food businesses and food hygiene auditors.

The course is externally certificated by OCN and they are internationally recognised.  The course covers the management of food safety and is relevant internationally.

OCN Credit4Learning (OCNOTC) is a nationally recognised external awarding body and charity and is an Access Validating Agency (AVA) licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education. OCN Credit4Learning is regulated by the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and credits awarded by them are accepted as a means of entry to further education and university education.

On successful completion of the course your certificcate will be applied for from OCN, the accredited awarding organisation.  The certificate will be delivered to you by post and the timescale for this can be between 2 and 4 weeks.

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