Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering

This training course has been designed with supervisors and management in mind. It is intended to equip persons with adequate knowledge to ensure that their company operates in a hygienic and efficient manner. It is also necessary for anyone wishing to deliver hygiene training to their own staff. The industry guides to good hygiene practice indicate that supervisors/managers and people running their own business where high risk foods are handled should be educated to this level.

Course Content

Instruction, backed up with group and course work, will be used to discuss the following subjects

  • Socio-economic costs of food poisoning
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial and non-bacterial food poisoning
  • Food-borne infections
  • Food contamination and its prevention
  • Personal hygiene 
  • Food storage and temperature control
  • Food preservation
  • Design and construction of food premises and equipment 
  • Cleaning and disinfection 
  • Pest control
  • Legislation
  • The education and training of food handlers 
  • Management control techniques (including HACCP)                


The course will be run over eight weeks (usually one day/week) culminating in a written examination.


All successful candidates will receive the nationally recognised Highfield Level 4 award in managing food Safety in catering.


To find out the date of our next course please use the following link: Course Dates

Please contact us for more information email healthandsafetytraining@doncaster.gov.uk 

Last updated: 16 August 2023 15:08:28

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