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Do you know the difference between Food Safety HACCP 1 & 2?

21 February 2019

What is HACCP?

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point. A food safety management system based on the principles of HACCP is a systematic approach to identifying and controlling hazards, whether microbiological, chemical or physical, that could pose a threat to the production of safe food.  –Source – FASI

It is a legal requirement and is an internationally recognized method of identifying and managing food safety related risk. Simply put, it refers to procedures you must put in place to ensure the food you produce is safe.

Proper implementation of a HACCP program helps reduce the likelihood of customer complaints or a recall by identifying and controlling potential hazards which may  come from raw materials, facility processes, and human error.

My Elearn Safety currently offer two Food Safety courses, HACCP 1 and HACCP 2.

Food Safety HACCP 1

The HACCP Level 1 Awareness course has being developed for those food workers who do not occupy a managerial or supervisory role and that are supervised in their day to day job role.

Who should do this course?

The Food Safety course covers the legal requirements of what staff are required to know before they start handling food in your premises. This course is ideal for those:

  • With no previous experience
  • With light food handling duties
  • Performing low-risk duties – Training delivery
  • The course is delivered fully online with estimated 2–4 hours total study time.

Click here to view our HACCP 1 course overview.

Food Safety HACCP 2

Level 2 Fundamentals of HACCP- Food Safety and HACCP. The course is easily adaptable to any sector of the food and related industries has been used in food manufacturing, food ingredients. food packaging, catering, food transport and distribution, animal feeding, healthcare products and non food products.

Who should do this course?

This course is intended for those who have responsibility for managing food safety or who are involved in food preparation, service, food handling and storage and who have already completed Food Safety at Level 1 training. It is ideal also for those working in professional kitchens, hotels, canteens, nursing homes, hospitals, delicatessens, restaurants, childcare, as well as food producers.

Click here to view our HACCP 2 course overview.


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