QQi Level 5 Implementing Food Safety Management Systems 2024 | April 2024

The aim of the programme is to provide learners with the knowledge to implement and review a Food Safety Management System. It also provides the learner with a clearer understanding of the obligations and best practice when implementing a Food Safety Management system.

Programme Objectives:
On completion of this programme, the learner should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of legal requirements for food business operators.
  • Demonstrate knowledge with significant depth of Biological, Chemical, Physical and Allergen Hazards and their causes.
  • Demonstrate the skills described by the FSAI Level 3 guidelines.
  • Implement and review a Food Safety Management System.

Who should attend:
This programme is suitable for persons in a senior role in the Food, Hospitality, Healthcare and Catering sector i.e. Catering Supervisors, Head Chefs and Management Team.

Entry Requirements: Knowledge, Skill and Competency to FSAI Level 2 required through formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience. It is recommended that learners should have a good verbal and written command of the English language. .  

Progression:  Progression may be attained by embarking on the Designing Food Safety Management Systems QQi Award Level 6 programme.

Duration: 3 Days

The core content of the programme contains the following:

  • Food Safety Legislation and Standards
  • Pre Requisite Programmes
  • Hazard (Biological, Chemical, Physical, Allergen) Cause and Prevention
  • Best Practice (Delivery/Storage/ Preparation/Cooking/Cooling/Reheating/Display/Dispatch) FSAI Level 3.
  • Implement and Review Food Safety Management Systems

Assessment: 60% Project 40% Examination.  Learners must achieve a Pass (50% or more) separately on both the Project and Exam to achieve QQi Certification

Date & Time: April 2nd, 9th & 16th 2024 & 2024, 09:30 to 14:30 approx

Location: Online via Zoom


Per person fee without Limerick Chamber Skillnet Discount; €575
Per person fee with Limerick Chamber Skillnet Discount: €460

Please note Skillnet discount is only available to companies registered in the Republic of Ireland and to non-governmental organisations.  


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