HABC Level Four Award in Food Safety Management for Catering or Management for Manufacturing

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a food or drink manufacturing environment role, or to support a role in the workplace.

The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team


The six week level 4 courses (one day per week) are offered at our Hull campus starting on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 9am-5pm

The course code for Level 4 Food Safety for Management in Catering is (F4459/0) 

The course code for Level 4 Food Safety for Management in Manufacturing is (F4457/0) 

Please contact Jaqui Graham, Programme Manager on 01482 390982 for further details: [email protected]

What will I study?

This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing, and monitoring food safety procedures. 

The total qualification time for this qualification is 60 hours, of which 40 are recommended as guided learning hours. 

How will I be assessed?

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice and written examination. 2.5 hours

What next?

Level Three Effective Auditing and Inspection Skills.

Additional information

Potential employment opportunities:

  • Abattoir Operative
  • Baker
  • Butcher
  • Confectioner
  • Food Processing Operative
  • Food Scientist/Technologist
  • Manager
  • Manufacturing Production Manager
  • Meat Hygiene Inspector
  • Purchasing/Procurement Officer

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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