The HACCP Intermediate Certificate is aimed at those responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of the HACCP systems. Holders of the qualification will have the knowledge necessary to be an integral part of a HACCP team in the manufacturing and other related industries, for example those involved with distribution and storage.
Ofqual qualification reference: 500/7612/7.
The qualification is also suitable for those owning/managing smaller food businesses to give them the underpinning knowledge to develop a HACCP study. The qualification is intended predominantly for learners already working in manufacturing, with a sound knowledge of food safety hazards and controls.
There are no prerequisites for this course, although it is advised that learners should have a sound knowledge of food safety hazards and their controls. It is advised that learners already hold a Level 3 award in Food Safety in manufacturing or equivalent.
Validity of Award
This qualification does not expire.
Length of Course
20 guided learning hours.
The qualification covers the following topics:
- Understanding the importance of HACCP based food safety management procedures
- Understanding the preliminary processes for HACCP based procedures.
- Understanding how to develop and implement HACCP based food safety management procedures
- Understanding how to evaluate HACCP based procedures
This qualification is assessed through a 60-question multiple-choice question examination