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              Level 4 Food Hygiene is essential for food business owners, chefs, managers, food hygiene trainers and auditors. The qualification meets current food industry requirements, and is designed to give in-depth information on the management of food hygiene and safety.

              Over this five day course, participants will gain the practical knowledge required to implement an effective food safety system in a professional kitchen. Management of Food Safety training is crucial for anyone in a management position within the food industry who is accountable for food hygiene systems.


              Key information

              Duration: 5 days + ½ day examination
              Individual Price: £650
              Group Price: £3,500 + £80/candidate for the exam fee (maximum 10 pax per group)
              Entry Requirements: Recommended prior knowledge to the level of the CIEH Level 3 Awards in Food Safety (Candidates should be able to interpret complex material related to a food business operation.)
              Application / Booking: Group bookings taken upon request please enquire below.

              Course Details

              • Course Content

                The Managers Role in Food Safety

                • Introduction to food safety management
                • Ensuring compliance with legislation & industry guidance
                • Food safety hazards
                • Allocation of responsibilities

                Managing a Food Business – Hygiene Standards & Systems

                • Managing the operational requirements of a safe food business
                • Cleaning & disinfection regimes
                • Supplier quality & safety controls
                • Pest controls


                • Knowledge and management of hazards & microorganisms

                Establish Procedures

                • Establish procedures
                • Monitoring the implementation of food safety management procedures

                Management and Control of Procedures, and Implementing systems

                • Maintaining food safety management procedures
                • Communication, sources of information and training
              • Learning outcomes
                1. Identify areas for legal compliance
                2. Design an improvement plan
                3. Deliver the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety (with appropriate training skills)
              • Who needs this qualification?
                • Professional and executive chefs
                • Business owners / new food business
                • Departmental managers
                • Senior team members
                • Operations managers
                • Production managers
                • New food product developers
                • Hygiene auditors
                • Shift managers / supervisors
                • Trainers intending to deliver food hygiene courses
              • Why Level 4 Food Hygiene?
                Beyond being accountable, it is important for everyone in a managing or supervising position to have mastered the principles of good practice in food safety, thus gaining the ability to guide and advise on the management of food hygiene in a food business. The CIEH Level 4 Award in Food Safety has been designed as a five-day programme to provide an in-depth understanding of food safety with an emphasis on the importance of the management of systems and staff.

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