Highfield Level 4 

International Award in  

HACCP Management for Catering

This qualification has been designed for those working at a management level in a catering or retail business or are members of the HACCP team. It would also be useful for trainers, auditors, enforcers and other food safety    professionals involved in catering or retailing operations.

It gives learners the skills to assist in the implementation of a HACCP system, to critically evaluate HACCP plans and to understand the importance of having an effective HACCP system in place in a catering business. 

Highfield is the leading provider of regulated compliance qualifications in the UK, certificating over 350,000 learners a year.


Highfield is also one of the largest awarding organisations in Middle East Asia, with a head office in Dubai.


We’re extremely proud to be a Highfield approved centre and offer you international qualifications that will enhance your career prospects.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 4 Award in Food Safety / Level 3 HACCP  for Catering or equivalent.

  • This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Course Duration  : 


  • 21 Hours 

Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question

  • Exam Mode : Online

  • No. of  Questions : 45

  • Pass mark : 27/45 (60%)

  • Distinction : 36/45 (80%)

  • Duration :  One and half an hour

Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Course Content

  • HACCP and Legislation

  • Preparing for HACCP

  • Pre-requisite Programmes

  • The 7  HACCP Principles

  • HACCP Documentation

  • Critical Control Points

  • Critical Limits

  • Monitoring

  • Corrective Action

  • Maintaining HACCP

  • The HACCP Team

  • Hazard Analysis

  • Implementation

  • Verification & Validation

  • Review


The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

The exam is carried out at a set time and dates convenient to you after you have completed the training, please allow up to 5 working days for Highfield to set up the exam for you, we can arrange the exam date prior to your completion of the training if you have a specific date/time in mind




You will find out if you have passed or failed immediately and will receive an e-certificate shortly after completion which has the same accreditation as a hard copy certificate.

Highfield's HACCP and Food Safety certificates are recognised by the Dubai Municipality

Highfield's certification is also recognised by the Dubai Municipality apart from most of the food manufacturers & caterers in the Gulf Region also insisting on HABC's certification on HACCP  and Food Safety for better employment prospects & career growth in the Gulf countries.

Our Quality Trainers, who are approved by HABC, are highly qualified Food Technologists having over 10 years of hard-core experience in the Food Industry and training field.


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