SPA Passport Food and Drink - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
1 or 2 days Passport Photocard

Course Summary

This course provides information and training relevant to the food and drink industry sector in respect of food hygiene, environmental concerns and health and safety so as to support the continued improvement of such standards throughout the sector.
To understand the implications for cost, business, job security and risk of injury if concerns for hygiene, environment and health and safety are not properly considered.

Module 1 ? Food protection

Will give delegates an understanding of the potential sources and types of food contamination, sources and effects of contamination, safe working practices to eliminate or reduce risk, the importance of protective clothing and good personal hygiene.

Module 2 ? Environmental protection

This module will give delegates an understanding of current and future environmental requirements:- impact of environmental damage, anti-pollution controls and proper waste disposal.

Module 3 ? Health and safety

This module provides an awareness and understanding of the hazards to health and safety particularly relevant to the food and drink sector and the control measures necessary to such risks to continually reducing levels.

On completion of the course, candidates will have the knowledge to:

  • Compare injury incident rates across some industry sectors
  • Understand the importance of training, awareness and good personal behaviour in reducing potential for harm
  • Recognise the implications for cost, job security and risk of injury if areas of concern are not addressed and controlled
  • Understand the three main areas of concern as food damage, environmental damage and people damage

Key users of the SPA Food & Drink Passport are;

Kelloggs, Cereal Partners, Heinz, United Biscuits, Tetrapak, Nestle

On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a robust, secure plastic passport photocard.

Who is it for?

Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Operators and Installation Engineers. SPA Food & Drink Industry Specific training in Food & Drink Safety is aimed at contractors who work in food and drink manufacturing. The SPA Passport food and drink training programme focuses on hygiene and food safety, specific environmental issues and health and safety practices.

You will need

Delegate are not required to bring any PPE on this course.

Your skill level

Delegates are required to work in the food and drink industry


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone.  Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking space available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B&B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am  I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all.  A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards.  Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.

Do I need training to work with food?

Yes you do so that you comply with current legislation.

What is a health and safety training passport?

It is a passport that allows you access to a passport-controlled work environment.

What does the SPA passport scheme offer me?

It offers a practical grounding in health and safety awareness training, allowing you to prove your basic health and safety ?credentials’. As a Passport holder, you will add value to your core trade skills.

How long does the training take?

The training is delivered over one or two days. The core day is common to all industries and forms the first day of the training. The second day, if required, covers health and safety issues specific to a certain industry.