Food Safety Update Course

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Food Safety Update Course
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Food Safety Update Course

This 1-day course provides current updates to food safety management. It meets the requirements for food safety refresher training up to advanced level.

Course Fee

£415 +VAT (per person)

Discounts available 2 places for £800 + VAT

All course fees are payable in advance.

Course Details

Course Description

Delivered by food safety experts, this training covers current and topical food safety matters. It is an excellent update course for anyone who wants to keep abreast of food safety management and legislative changes which have taken place since their completion of an advanced formal food safety qualification.

The morning session will focus on recent developments in the food industry along with any changes to legislation and HACCP along with topical food safety issues. The afternoon will cover Food Standards Agency strategies, recent work of the National Food Crime Unit and an overview of updates to some third party certification schemes.

Video Overview

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Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who completed a Level 3 or 4 Food Safety course three or more years ago.

Entry Requirements

The course is ideally suited to managers within the food industry who have previously completed an Advanced or Level 4 Food Safety course.

Course Delivery / Format

Classroom

Delivered face to face at our training centre in Skipton, North Yorkshire UK.

Remote

Delivered Live and online so you'll require a computer and Internet connection

Full details and logging in information given before the start of the course

Course Structure & Content

Section 1
  • Introduction & Objectives
  • Product Recall
  • Food Defence
Section 2
  • Legislation Update
  • Codex Alimentaris General Principles of Food Hygiene – 2020 Revision
  • Significant Recent Court Cases
  • Topical Issues and Updates
Section 3
  • Food Standards Agency 2022 - 2027
  • Food Poisoning Statistics – Current Trends
  • National Food Crime Unit and Current Priorities
  • Pest Management
Section 4
  • BRCGS – Issue 9
  • IFS V8 – Consultation
  • Salsa Issue 6

Learning Outcomes

You will be updated on recent changes to: legislation; the Food Standards Agency’s campaigns and strategies; food safety management and HACCP.

Qualification / Assessment

There is no formal assessment on this course, but you will receive a Verner Wheelock certificate of attendance.

Course Fee

£415 +VAT (per person)

Discounts available 2 places for £800 + VAT

All course fees are payable in advance.

Course fee includes:
  • Course binder and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments*
  • Verner Wheelock certificate of attendance

* Classroom courses only

Course FAQ

What is the Food Safety Update Course?

The Food Safety Update Course is a specialized 1-day training program designed to provide current updates to food safety management. It's tailored to meet the requirements for food safety refresher training up to an advanced level. The course covers a wide range of topics, including recent developments in the food industry, legislative changes, updates to HACCP, and insights into the Food Standards Agency's strategies. It's an essential course for professionals who want to stay abreast of the latest trends and regulations in food safety.

Who should attend the Food Safety Update Course?

The course is intended for individuals who have completed a Level 3 or 4 Food Safety course at least three years ago. It's particularly suitable for managers within the food industry who have previously completed an Advanced or Level 4 Food Safety course and are looking to refresh and update their knowledge. The course ensures that participants are aware of the latest best practices, regulations, and industry standards.

What are the main topics covered in the course?

The Food Safety Update Course is divided into four main sections, each focusing on different aspects of food safety. These include an introduction to product recall and food defense, updates on legislation and significant recent court cases, insights into the Food Standards Agency's strategies and current trends in food poisoning, and an overview of updates to third-party certification schemes like BRCGS, IFS, and Salsa. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of current food safety matters and ensures that participants are well-informed about the latest industry developments.

How is the course delivered?

The course is offered in two formats: Classroom and Remote. The classroom option is delivered face-to-face at the training center in Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK. The remote option is delivered live and online, allowing participants to join from anywhere with a computer and Internet connection. Both formats are designed to provide an engaging and interactive learning experience, with full details and login information provided before the start of the course.

Is there an assessment or qualification?

While there is no formal assessment for this course, participants will receive a Verner Wheelock certificate of attendance. This certificate acknowledges that the participant has been updated on recent changes to legislation, the Food Standards Agency's campaigns and strategies, food safety management, and HACCP. It serves as a testament to the participant's commitment to continuous professional development in the field of food safety.

What are the course fees?

The course fee is £415 +VAT per person or £800 +VAT for 2 people. These fees are payable in advance and include a course binder, notes, lunch, and refreshments for classroom courses. Participants also receive a Verner Wheelock certificate of attendance. The pricing structure is designed to provide value and accommodate both individual participants and pairs, making it accessible for professionals seeking to update their food safety knowledge.

What are the entry requirements?

The Food Safety Update Course is designed for those who have previously completed an Advanced or Level 4 Food Safety course. It targets managers and professionals within the food industry who wish to stay current with food safety matters and legislative changes. The course builds on prior knowledge and experience, ensuring that participants are equipped with the latest information and best practices in food safety management.

How can I stay updated on course availability?

If the course is full, you can contact Verner Wheelock directly for updates on availability and future course dates. They will provide timely information and assist you in finding a suitable date for your participation. Staying in touch with Verner Wheelock ensures that you have access to the latest scheduling information and can plan your training accordingly.

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