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David Rose

Health & Safety Advisor

Food Standards Agency

As part of our focus to ensure we deliver qualifications linked to the needs of the industry, we are proud to launch health and safety for the food supply chain.

These new qualifications focus exclusively on the issues, risks and hazards which those working in food supply chain businesses have to face. It is designed to complement our extensive range of accredited food safety qualifications.

Health and safety in the food supply chain is designed to assess knowledge and understanding of the principles of health and safety specifically within a food business.

The process of completing the qualification will enable businesses to ensure that their employees are fully aware of the very different types of hazards and risks which they will come across. It will also assist learners in understanding how to respond effectively when incidents do occur.

Health and safety in the food supply chain

Suite purpose

Training and assessment linked to this qualification will cover the roles and responsibilities of both employee and employer; the consequences of non-compliance with legislation, as well as the importance of communication in this area.

Learners will emerge with a clear understanding of what hazard and risk means within this type of business. Key to this is understanding the process for conducting appropriate and effective risk assessments and how to use these to ensure that the health and safety of all employees is protected.

Level 2 Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business

This is ideal for those who are working in, or preparing to work in a food manufacturing or food supply chain operative role.

Level 2 Award in Behavioural Safety and Wellbeing

This is qualification is unique in developing a behavioural approach to the skills and knowledge required for safety and wellbeing. It can be applied to any industry or sector context.

Level 3 Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business

This qualification is ideal for those with technical responsibilities in the workplace such as team leaders and supervisors.

To add these qualifications to your provision, please contact us today.

 

FDQ Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business

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FDQ Level 2 Award in Behavioural Safety and Wellbeing

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FDQ Level 2 Award in Workplace Manual Handling

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FDQ Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business

Qualification structure

Learning focused qualifications

Trained and assessed in a learning or college environment, these qualifications are also known as vocationally-related qualifications (VRQs).

They are designed to support progression to the next level of learning.  

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