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Food Safety (Food Hygiene) CIEH Level 4 Award (Cancelled)

This food and drink sector-specific course meets industry needs for a high-level practical qualification in food hygiene. This course will enable you to define and control food safety in your organisation, gain an in-depth understanding of food safety and hygiene, and acquire a recognised qualification from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).


Entry requirements

This course is suitable for those in managerial of supervisory roles in a food preparation environment.

Course content

During this course you will cover topics including:

  • Bacteriology
  • Food poisoning and foodborne disease
  • Physical contamination of food and its prevention
  • Food storage and temperature control
  • Food preservation
  • Design and construction of food premises and equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Education and training of food handlers
  • Legislation
  • Management control techniques

Assessment methods

An examination will be given at the end of the course, on a date set by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH). This paper is marked externally.

Further study and career options

You will have a sufficient level of food hygiene knowledge to work effectively in a food preparation environment in a management role.

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

Unfortunately this course has been cancelled. Please ring 01234 291000 or email for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
5 days 04/07/2016 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm £750 Cauldwell Street H470S1 Course in progress
5 days 03/07/2017 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm £750 Cauldwell Street H470S1 Course in progress

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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