Highfield Level 4 Award in

HACCP for  Management (CODEX Principles)


The Highfield Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management (CODEX Principles)  is aimed at learners who are working at management level within food manufacturing and catering environments, quality assurance staff or members of the HACCP team. This qualification would also be useful for trainers, auditors, enforcers and other 

food safety professionals.


The objective of the qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge needed to develop, implement and

evaluate CODEX-based HACCP food safety procedures.

Entry Requirements

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

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


Course Duration  : 30 Hours (4 days)

Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Written Exam

  • Exam Mode : Online

  • No. of  Sections : 2 Sections (Section A and B)

         - Section A consists of 10 short answer written questions.

         - Section B consists of two questions based on a case study.

  • Pass mark   : Overall Score 60 -69%  

  • Merit            : Overall Score 70-79 %

  • Distinction : Overall Score 80-100% 

  • Duration     : 2.5 Hours

Modes of Study

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

  • Online

  • Virtual

Course Content

  • Introduction to HACCP

  • HACCP and current food safety legislation

  • Food safety culture

  • Management commitment

  • The importance of HACCP

  • Pre-requisite programmes

  • The HACCP Team

  • Terms of reference and scope

  • Product/process descriptions and intended user groups

  • Process flow diagrams

  • The 7 principles of HACCP

  • When to review HACCP


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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