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Food Safety in Manufacturing

About the course

The Food Safety in Manufacturing course is suitable for individuals who are involved in the mass production of food for sale through a variety of outlets. This course is a combination of theoretical knowledge and interactive activities that are designed to help learners understand the significant aspects of food safety and their personal responsibilities.

You will be able to:

  • State the scope of the food manufacturing sector
  • Outline legislation regarding food safety including laws on labeling
  • Describe the different types of contamination
  • Identify the 14 food allergens and the symptoms of allergic reaction
  • Explain food poisoning and food borne illness, and list the causes and symptoms
  • State correct storage, cooking and cooling procedures for different food products
  • Recognise the three methods of cross contamination and how they are avoided
  • Observe the strict personal hygiene standards required to produce food safely
  • Carry out effective cleaning and disinfection procedures
  • Recognise signs of pest infestation and implement necessary control measures

Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, learners will complete an end of learning assessment consisting of 20 questions. 70% of the questions will need to be answered correctly in order to pass.