Why is Food Safety Training Important?
The Food Standards agency estimate that around 2.4 millions cases of foodborne illness occur ever year in the UK.
Employers have legal duties to ensure food handlers have training commensurate with the work activity. Trained and competent employees can reduce the risk of food poisoning and other contaminants in food. Failure to adequately train food handlers can lead to serious moral, legal and financial consequences for the food business operator,
Food Safety in Catering
Percipio Training is a trusted partner for a wide range of food operations within the catering sector. We work with leading high street restaurant brands, luxury hotel groups, prestigious event caterers, schools, colleges and major healthcare providers. Training focuses on helping food handlers think and act safely.
Food Safety at Sea
Under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 catering staff and other persons processing food shall be suitably qualified in food safety or food hygiene. The Maritime Coastguard Authority (MCA) has published a list of accredited qualifications which must be delivered by an approved training under strict examination conditions. All our Highfield accredited food safety and hygiene courses meet these requirements. A list of recognised qualifications can be found here.
Food Safety for Manufacturing
Maintaining high standards of food safety and hygiene is crucial for a successful food manufacturing business. We can easily contextualise Food Safety and HACCP training courses to any sector specific food production operation. Your designated tutor will align the course syllabus to your standards and industry codes of practices, such as BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8, FSC 22000 Version 5.1 and IFS Version 7.
Live Virtual Classroom
Our interactive remote learning package means you can qualify at home or work by completing a course in a live virtual classroom with a tutor. Successful candidates are awarded an accredited certificate for food safety.