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The HABC Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing is a qualification aimed at managers working in a food or drink manufacturing environment. The qualification is intended for learners already working in manufacturing, or those who are preparing to work in the industry and whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.


5 Days – 09:00-17:15

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers who have a responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of food safety in their organisation such as Technical, QA, Hygiene and Training Managers
  • Trainers
  • Consultants

Prior Knowledge

It is advised that learners already hold the Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Food Manufacturing or have equivalent knowledge.

Recommended Reading

Hygiene for Management, Sprenger, R.A. Highfield.co.uk Ltd

Course Objectives

  • Understand how food business operators can ensure compliance with food safety legislation
  • Understand the operational requirements needed to ensure food safety
  • Understand how to establish food safety management procedures
  • Understand the controls required for food safety
  • Understand how to maintain food safety management procedures

Course Content

  • Microbiology
  • Food poisoning and foodborne disease
  • Personal hygiene, training and education
  • Food hazards and controls
  • Food spoilage and preservation
  • Design of equipment and premises
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest management
  • Role of the manager
  • Food safety legislation

What are the benefits?

This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls to enable the development, implementation and monitoring of food safety procedures.

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery & Course Leaders

Our course tutors have substantial experience in the understanding of HACCP and related legislation. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors in manufacturing, catering and retail.


Delegates successfully completing the Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing (RQF) course and examination will be awarded a Highfield Qualifications certificate.

Qualification Number: 500/7326/6

The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual. It is also suitable for delivery in Wales and is regulated by Qualifications Wales.

Booking & Course Fees

POA – This course is only available on an in-house basis, please contact us for further information.