Food Safety Management Systems


This module is designed as an advanced food safety management.  On completion the learners will have the knowledge, skills necessary to understand, implement and review their own food safety management system, based on the HACCP principles and in accordance with current legislation and industry standards. They will be able to develop supporting documentation to verify and validate the operational processes and practices in a work environment.  Certification from The Food Safety Professionals Association, QQI Level 5 Implementing Food Safety Management Systems 5N20008, which is 100% of the module weighting.  

Learning Outcomes

  1. Implementing and reviewing food safety management systems competently within a food business

  2. Identify and critically evaluate the step by step process involved in implementing a food management system such as HACCP in a food business 

  3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legal requirements and relevant standards applicable to the food business

  4. Recognise and understand the importance of the pre-requisite programme in underpinning the food safety management system

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%