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Highfield Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management (CODEX Principles) (RQF)

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About Course

The Highfield Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management (CODEX Principles) (RQF) 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.

Qualification Awarding Body
Highfield Qualifications  - UK

​Entry Requirements
Age : 16 years or above

Course Duration

Thirty (30) Hours (4 days)

Course Fees

INR 20500 / GBP 200 / USD 255

​​​Modes of Study

  • ​Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

​​Mode of Exam

  • ​Online

Guidance on Assessment

Exam Duration:

  • Exam Duration:2.5 Hours

  • This qualification is assessed by a written examination consisting of two sections (A&B) with a combined total duration of 2.5 hours.

  • There is a mandatory pass mark of 60% for each section.


Section A:

  • Section A is comprised of 10 questions

  • Learners should attempt all the questions in this section

  • It is advised that learners take approximately 90 minutes to complete this section

  • Successful learners will need to achieve at least 36 out of a possible 60 marks to achieve a pass.


Section B:

  • Section B is comprised of 2 questions, split into multiple parts (a, b, c, etc.)

  • It is advised that learners take approximately 60 minutes to complete this section

  • Successful learners will need to achieve at least 24 out of a possible 40 marks to achieve a pass.

Overall Grade:

  • Marks from both sections of the exam will be added together to determine the learners overall grade.

  • Learners will achieve a pass if they achieve 60%, a merit at 70% and a distinction at 80%.

  • Pass mark :  Overall Score 60 -69%  

  • Merit          :  Overall Score 70-79 %

  • Distinction :  Overall Score 80-100% 


NB: All questions within this examination are mandatory.

Course Content

  • Explain the HACCP approach to food safety management procedures

  • Interpret legislation relating to HACCP

  • Describe the development requirements of the HACCP team

  • Explain the importance of effective communication

  • Explain the prerequisites for HACCP

  • Describe the product production processes and intended use

  • Describe the process of developing flow diagrams

  • Describe methods to identify and control hazards and risks in the production process

  • Explain how to determine critical control points, critical limits. monitoring and corrective actions

  • Discuss the verification, validation and review of the HACCP system

  • Explain documentation and record keeping procedures for HACCP

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

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address


  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

About Highfield - UK


Highfield - UK

  • Offers UK regulated and international qualifications and accredit training programmes specifically designed for delivery outside of the UK.

  • Works with over 30,000 global employers, training providers and tutors

  • Qualifications are delivered to learners in 57 countries

  • Offers over 300 qualifications in a range of industry sectors

  • Has developed over 700 supporting trainer and learner support resources

Highfield is regulated by
Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation
The Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) and
The Security Industry Authority (SIA)
In addition to this, Highfield Qualifications are also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).

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​Have very strong worldwide acceptance in the field of Food & Health Safety standards​
​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 for better employment prospects & career growth in the Gulf countries! 
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Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS)
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Dubai Petroleum
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Emirates Transport
Zayed University - Product Development
College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM)

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