HACCP – advanced (level 4)


29 April-3 May 2024
24-28 June 2024


14-18 October 2024


18-22 November 2024



Members - £1545 + VAT
Non-members - £1995 + VAT

Includes examination fee and course text books


Campden BRI, Chipping Campden

Delegate feedback (2023 & 2024):

  • Tutors were really knowledgeable and good at pushing you to develop answers.
  • Very successful in making it very interactive and easy to understand for all levels and competency of the delegates. Perfect combination between information and practice.
  • I really did learn a huge amount on the course and there is no way I could have passed without the tutors' guidance/support. 
  • Engaged, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and case study related. 
  • Tutors were engaging and knowledgeable, had auditable information across many different industries. 
  • My confidence in HACCP has majorly improved.  Both tutors very good at delivering the course, great knowledge shared.
  • Very successful tutors – delivered material in an easy to understand format and answered all queries with real world examples. 
  • I certainly have a greater technical understanding and will feel able to challenge my technical team!

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Benefits of attending

Obtain the knowledge and skills to design, implement and verify food safety management systems based upon the Codex HACCP principles. A highly interactive course, experienced tutors will provide practical guidance with much emphasis on case studies and group exercises. 

The five-day level 4 course offered by Campden BRI has four days of training and two exam papers on the fifth day. As it is not an introductory level course it is only suitable for participants with an existing knowledge and understanding of HACCP. 

It is a requirement that delegates have previously successfully completed an Intermediate Level (3) HACCP training course, or equivalent.

Training Course content

  • National and international role for HACCP
  • Prerequisite programmes
  • Planning an effective HACCP system
  • HACCP team leader requirements
  • Practical application of the Codex HACCP principles
  • Effective verification and maintenance of HACCP systems
  • Effective implementation of HACCP
  • Optional Advanced Level (4) exam (RSPH Level 4 Award  in Managing the HACCP System) takes place on the last day of the course. The exam fee is included in the cost of the course.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, based upon a given scenario,  delegates will be able to:

  • Correctly explain the background to HACCP, including the main sources of guidance/legislation
  • Correctly explain the role of the prerequisite programmes in food safety management
  • Correctly explain the Codex HACCP terminology and why it is important
  • Apply all of the elements of the Codex HACCP principles, including the preparatory stage
  • Plan how to develop and implement HACCP into a given sector of the food industry
  • Compare the different roles of validation, verification and review and explain how they can be applied to a given scenario
  • Plan the development of the HACCP team
  • Compare the application of the HACCP principles for a given scenario within the guidelines stated by Codex Alimentarius.

This course can be customised and is available in house - please contact training@campdenbri.co.uk for more information.

Event Director - Caroline Goodburn

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Further information

Our training team will be happy to help with any enquiry on +44(0)1386 842104 or at training@campdenbri.co.uk

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