Promoting Food Industry Excellence
Established in 1990, Verner Wheelock is a leading provider of high quality, food industry training. Whether you need training for yourself or your staff we can offer a range of courses, from basic level to advanced, to help you meet the requirements of BRCGS and your customers.
Verner Wheelock is an approved training centre for RSPH, FDQ and Highfield qualifications. We also carry out SMETA Ethical Audits which are uploaded onto the Sedex platform, and we are a member firm of APSCA. In addition, we are proud to have a Quality Management System certified to ISO 9001 and we are members of the Compliance Network of the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink.
We have recently been awarded the status of Accredited Learning Provider from the Learning and Performance Institute for our high quality and efficiency in the provision of learning and development services to our clients. Accreditation with the Learning and Performance Institute represents an assurance from us to raise standards of workplace learning to our clients.
A timeline of important events
Food Safety Act becomes law. Verner Wheelock Associates (VWA) established in Bradford by Dr Verner Wheelock
The first of many RIPH (now RSPH) awards in Food Safety won by a VWA delegate
VWA moves to the Broughton Hall Estate
First BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety published
VWA trains hundreds of butchers over 2 years, on the introduction of UK Butchers’ Licensing
VWA move to larger premises at Stable Courtyard, Broughton Hall Estate
Alison Wheelock joins the family business
Verner’s book ‘Healthy Eating in Schools’ published
Savoury Flavours course launched
Alison becomes Managing Director
VWA’s auditing courses endorsed by FDQ
New Verner Wheelock branding and logo launched at Foodex
VWA celebrates 25 years in business Verner Wheelock Excellence Awards launched
Verner Wheelock acquires KSSA (Keith Stamp Social Auditing)
ISO 9001 certification achieved
Celebrating our 30th year in business