Aroma Training Academy delivers a range of Food Safety accredited training throughout the UK from leading industry Awarding Bodies such as Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) and Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), with excellent pass rates, in a style designed to inspire any employee.
On the 1st January 2006 the Regulations (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament on the Hygiene of Food Stuffs became Law.
Due dilligence is now the only accepted defence in a court of law for the preparation and service of food irrespective of the nature of the business and its means of processing and food distribution to the end user.
All the paperwork associated with the Act has now to be filled in regardless of excuse. Failure to do so will result in the successful prosecution of the business and individual concerned.
You must make available on each day of food production and service a responsible individual to complete the relevant due diligence paperwork.
"Food Safety Management" procedures. By law you will be required to put in place food safety management "procedures" based on the principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points" (HACCP, in order to manage food safety and integrate these procedures with documentation and record keeping.
Paperwork must be at all times consistent for each day of the week including week-ends, annual holidays, national holidays, and sickness. These is no excuse accepted in the process and execution of the due diligence process for this to be carried out.
Food Business Operations obligations: You will have to ensure that all stages of production, processing and distribution of food under your control satisfy food hygiene regulations from 1st January 2006.
Obilgations to consider include:-
Current legislation does not say that food safety certificates are required by food handlers. However food handlers must be supervised and instructed and/or trained in food hygiene matters commensurate with their work activities. Consider the benefits of attending an Awarding Body approved training course like the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering and recieve a food safety certificate. These include, for example:-
What Awarding Bodies do you use? For the delivery of our Food Safety qualifications we use two of the biggest:-
Both are industry respected, each qualification is valued exactly the same and nationally recognised, it is purely down to personal choice which one you choose.
"Which Food Hygiene or Food Safety training course do I need?" Is a common enquiry from our customers.
Food Hygiene (Past) of Food Safety (Current), these are interchangable and mean exactly the same thing. There are a number of options to choose from and the best place to start is to ask a few simple questions:
At Aroma Training Academy we are certainly experts in deliving Food Safety training and as such, we can delivery the full range of qualifications that are available from Level 1 up to Level 4.
An explanation for each Level is provided below for you, but if you still have any doubts then please do get in touch, we are more than happy to help you choose and to ensure that you complete the correct course for your job role:
FOOD SAFETY COURSESLEVEL 1 - Is ideal for anyone involved in handling "low Risk" or wrapped foods. It is also suitable for those working in a food environment but not necessarily handling food, such as kitchen porters or mainenance operatives.
LEVEL 4 - Owners and managers of catering businesses, and those responsible for auditing Food safety systems, need to undertake a Level 4 course.
For staff who are responsible for implementing a "Food Safety Management System" at their establishment then you will need a qualification in HACCP principles. click here for details of available courses.
FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT COURSES
From the 13th December 2014, the EU Food Information for Customers Regulations (EU FIC) comes into force. These European rules will be enforced in the UK by the Food Information Regulation 2014 (FIR). Click here for details for available courses.