The Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
It is supported by People1st, the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality industry.
Qualification Overview and Objective
The Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering is a qualification aimed at managers working in a food or drink catering environment. The qualification is intended for learners already working in catering, 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.
This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.
Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.
It is advised that learners already hold the Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering, or equivalent.
It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
*n.b. A registration and training materials fee of £95.20 +VAT per delegate is applicable to the Level 4 Food Safety Course, in addition to the course price.
Duration: 6 days