York College

Legislation requires that all managers and supervisors in small, medium or large catering, food manufacturing or food retail businesses have this qualification. Relevant for those who have to develop or monitor food safety management procedures and systems.

This course will enable candidates to have the ability to implement and supervise food safety management systems, understand food safety procedures, understand food hazards and the risks associated with cross-contamination and to be able to implement and supervise high standards of cleanliness in food premises.

This three-day accredited programme is designed for managers and supervisors in food manufacturing or catering businesses who understand and have knowledge of basic food hygiene and ideally hold the Level 2 Award in Food Safety.

Programme Content

  • Microbiology
  • Food contamination hazards and controls
  • Food poisoning and foodborne disease
  • Personal hygiene
  • Storage/temperature control
  • Food spoilage and preservation
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Cleaning & disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Supervisory management/HACCP
  • Food safety legislation


Assessment is via a multi-choice examination (45 questions of which a candidate must achieve 27 correct answers within 90 minutes) for which HABC (Highfield Awarding Body For Compliance) will issue a certificate to successful candidates who achieve the required level of assessment.
Candidates will have to provide some form of photographic ID prior to sitting the exam.

Programme Delivery and Costs

This programme is held at York College and runs from 8.45am - 4.30pm. The individual price is £285, which includes tuition, course textbook, examination and certification. Lunch is not included in this programme.

Next Course Date

19th June 2019 - 21st June 2019

27th May - 29th May 2020

Course Cost


Further Information and Booking

If you're interested in this course then please contact us on:

Business Development Unit, York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB
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Tel: 01904 770368

Highfield Awarding Body For Compliance

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