Food safety – advanced (level 4)


11-15 November 2024



Members - £1120 + VAT
Non-members - £1450 + VAT


Campden BRI, Chipping Campden

Delegate feedback (2023 & 2024):

  • Very happy with all the tutors, they know their subject and also used lots of examples (makes it real).
  • I really enjoyed the course, tutors were very good and explained subject matter well with examples.
  • All tutors were patient, showed great knowledge.
  • Trainers with specific expertise, good focus on exam technique.
  • Tutors are all very knowledgeable and helpful, lots of resource and expertise. 
  • All very clear and good to have different experts delivering sections.  Real life examples to help understanding, linked back to own roles.
  • Clear and easy to understand. Liked the format with exercise breaks.  Very knowledgeable tutors and clearly enthusiastic about the topics.  Approachable and helpful.

Benefits of attending

Food safety, hygiene and the prevention of contamination are key factors in the manufacture and production of food and in food service. (Those responsible for these areas are required to be trained to manage the situation.) Those responsible for the management of food operation need to be trained to a level that enables them to demonstrate their competency.

Senior staff involved in the management of the production of food or food service need to be aware of the wider aspects of food safety. This programme is intended for managers with overall responsibility for food safety in their company, hygiene managers or those who plan to train others at the introductory/ foundation level.

The five-day Level 4 course offered by Campden BRI has four days of training and two written exam papers on the fifth day. The course is approved by the Royal Society for Public Health.

As it is not an introductory level course it is only suitable for participants with an existing knowledge and understanding of Food Safety and HACCP at a Level 3 level of knowledge. It is a requirement that delegates have previously successfully completed an Intermediate Level (3) Food Safety training course, or equivalent.


Training Course content

  • Relationships between food hygiene and food-borne illness and the socio-economic cost of food-borne illness and their relationship to food safety
  • Characteristics and classification of bacteria
  • Causes and control measures of food-borne illnesses
  • Physical contamination of food and its prevention
  • Food storage, temperature control and preservation
  • Design and construction of food premises and equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Training strategies
  • Legislation
  • Management control techniques

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the intricate relationships between food hygiene practices, food-borne illnesses, and the socio-economic costs associated with food-borne illness, and apply this knowledge to ensure food safety is maintained.
  • Understand relevant legislation and regulatory requirements governing food safety and hygiene practices, ensuring compliance and accountability within the organization.
  • Implement management control techniques to monitor and maintain food safety standards, promoting a culture of food safety within the organization, facilitating continuous improvement and adherence to best practices in food safety management.
  • Design and implement training strategies to educate staff on food safety practices, ensuring a knowledgeable and competent workforce capable of maintaining food safety standards.

Optional Advanced Level (4) written exam takes place on the last day of the course.  The exam fee is included in the course fee.   Delegates will take the  RSPH  Level 4 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene (Manufacturing).

This course can be customised and is available in house - please contact for more information.

Event Director - Caroline Goodburn

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