Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety

Food Safety Training

Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety

This high level practical qualification with external accreditation will meet industry’s need for sector specific qualifications.

It is the benchmark for all management to achieve to achieve from food business owners to trainers, from production managers to hygiene auditors.

The course is available in manufacturing, catering and retail specific elements and the certificate issued will depend on the qualification chosen.

Target Audience

Owners and managers in any sized organisations, depending on the type of food business. It is also an appropriate technical qualification for those wishing to apply to deliver level 1 training. Attendees must have completed the Level 2 Award in Food Safety within the last 3 years and ideally Level 3 supervising food safety.

Learning Objectives / Course Outline

By the end of the course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify areas for legal compliance
  • Design an improvement plan
  • Deliver Level 3 Award in Food Safety (with appropriate training skills

This qualification covers the following topics:

  •  Introduction to food safety management
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation and industry guidelines
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Allocation of responsibilities
  • Managing the operational requirements of a safe food business
  • Cleaning and disinfection regimes
  • Supplier quality and safety controls
  • Pest Controls
  • Establish food safety management procedures
  • Monitoring the implementation of food safety management procedures
  • Maintaining food safety management procedures
  • Communication, sources of information and trainin

Course Duration

Five-day programme


This qualification is assessed by a 2-part examination:

Part one is a 30-question multiple-choice examination

Part two is a written examination where learners choose 4 from 6 questions. The total mark available in this section is 70 marks

Successful learners must achieve a total of at least 60 marks out of 100 across the two parts of the exam. A Merit will be awarded at 70/100 and a Distinction will be awarded at 80/100.

The duration of the examination is 2 ½ hours.


Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course, assignment and exam

Availability and Venues

Delivered at Client premises. Please contact us for details on training@magna-fhs.com

Course Fees

£895 plus VAT per person inclusive of Exam Fees / Papers / Books

Discounts available for groups of 5 or more

Please email us on training@magna-fhs.com for more information

These courses are available in house, please get in touch for the next available dates.