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Food Hygiene / HACCP for Food Handlers - QQI L4


QQI (formally FETAC) Level 4 - FSAI Level II. Primary Food Safety and Hygiene Training Course


The purpose of this 2 day HACCP Food Safety and Hygiene training course is to provide learners with an in-dept knowledge of food safety and hygiene required to operate a HACCP Food Safety Management System.


Unit 1 Food Hygiene

Food Hazard Analysis

  • Microbiological, Physical Chemical and Food Allergens
Unit 2 Personal Hygiene Legal Responsibilities, Hand Washing and Protective Clothing and Illness Reporting
Unit 3 Pest & Waste Control Identification of Pest and Controls
Unit 4 Cleaning  Cleaning Chemicals and their use, procedures and Record keeping
Unit 5 HACCP  Introduction to the Food Safety Management System 
Unit 6 Allergen Law Recognise Allergen Food Hazards and Implement Controls
Unit 7 Food Delivery Delivery Hazard Analysis and Control
Unit 8 Food Storage Storage Hazard Analysis and Controls
Unit 9 Food Processing

Preparation, Cooking, Cooling, Reheating, Holding and Service Controls

The training programme notes are based on the following

  • Safe Catering - Food Safety Authority of Ireland 
  • IS 340:2007 - Hygiene in the Catering Sector
  • IS 341:2007 - Hygiene in the Food Retailing & Wholesaling Sector


  • Written Examination (Oral by prior arrangement)
  • Skills Demonstration 20% & Examination 80%QQI Food Safety Training Award


  • Pass
50% - 64%
  • Merit
65% - 79%
  • Distinction
80% - 100%

Food Safety and Hygiene Traning

Other Information

Duration: 2.0 day(s)

Upcoming Training Courses

QQI L4 HACCP Food Hygiene Training - 2 day(s)
LocationStart Date  
Westmeath Sept. 30, 2019 View Book*
Dublin Oct. 7, 2019 View Book
Sligo Skillnet (May qualify for part Funding) Oct. 14, 2019 View Book
Longford Oct. 17, 2019 View Book
Drogheda Nov. 4, 2019 View Book
Cavan Nov. 11, 2019 View Book
Roscommon Nov. 14, 2019 View Book*

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