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Level 4 Food Safety

Advanced Food Safety Training  
Manufacturing & Catering

Learn how to develop a food safety culture within your operation. Explore the managers role, evaluate your food hygiene training and improve your policies and procedures.

What am I going to learn?

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The Level 4 Food Hygiene qualification meets current food industry requirements, and is designed to provide in depth information on the management of food hygiene and safety. Modules include:

  • An Introduction to food safety management

  • Compliance with legislation and industry guidance

  • Food safety hazards

  • Managing the operational requirements of a safer food business

  • Cleaning and disinfection regimes

  • Supplier quality and safety controls

  • Pest control

  • Monitoring and maintaining the implementation of food safety management procedures 

      Highfield - Course Content 

How am I going to learn?

Classroom-based or Hygiene Sue Virtual Learning?
Here at Hygiene Sue we understand that not everyone wants to learn the same way and that
time and work pressures are often a key consideration when booking a course. So that's why
you can choose how you wish to learn either virtually at a time that suits you or classroom-
based for a bit more banter and interaction. 

Hygiene Sue

Virtual Learning

Hygiene Sue - Virtual learning. Don't worry if your IT skills are limited, the course is so easy to follow. Sue has pre-recorded the the HABC Level 4 Food Safety course into easy-to-follow modules which include relevant learning materials, practice, written and multiple choice exam questions.

Course duration  40 hours

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Classroom Based

Hygiene Sue - Classroom based learning. Some times it's just nice to get out and meet people in a classroom and discuss ideas.

The HABC Level 4 Food Safety course is regularly delivered at St Giles Hotel, London, which is only 5 minutes walk form Tottenham Court Tube station.

Course duration 5 days

Study Group
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Who needs Level 4 Food Safety?


The Highfield accredited Level 4 Food Hygiene course is suitable for managers and supervisors in all types of catering and manufacturing establishments, including restaurants, hotels, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges. 

At Hygiene Sue we are aware that the Level 4 Food Safety course can be a little daunting, and you may have some questions you would like to ask Sue. So why not book a call today and lets check this the right course for you.

Assessment & Certification 


The Level 4 Food Safety course is accredited by Highfield (HABC) and the exam can be taken online with Highfield Remote Invigilation or paper based in a classroom environment.

The exam is divided into two parts.  

  • Part one is a 30 question multiple-choice examination. 

  • Part two is a written examination where you are required to answer 4 questions, totalling a possible 70 marks. 

  • To pass you must achieve a total of at least 50 marks out of 100 across the two parts of the exam.

  • The duration of the examination is 2 ½ hours.

  • Hygiene Sue guarantee - If you don’t pass the first time the second time is free

  • On successful completion of the course you will be sent your results and a quality assured certificate                through the post. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

We have high Success rates in advanced food safety training because at Hygiene Sue we actually understand how people learn. 

  • Our courses are accepted by local authorities, MCA approved and endorsed with digital certificate. 

  • we understands that not everyone wants to learn the same way and that time and work pressures are often a key consideration when booking a course.

  • Hygiene Sue loves sharing knowledge to ensure you are given the best opportunities to learn and smash your exam 

Why learn with Hygiene Sue?

Happy Friends

Level 4 Food Safety in Catering

"I really appreciate the course being split into smaller sections, as I was slightly daunted by the potential thought that I may just be watching a couple of hour long videos. The format is very clear and easy to follow.”

Charles Gabriel


Level 4 Food Safety in Catering

“I was unsure initially about how I would find learning on line.


However, you have made it such a positive experience and I would highly recommend it to other potential students.

Christine Puttick

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Level 4 Food Safety Hygiene Sue - Virtual Learning course also accredited with Highfield?
Yes both the Hygiene Sue - Virtual learning and the classroom course are accredited with Highfield

What happens if I don't pass the first time?
Don't forget the Hygiene Sue guarantee - If you don’t pass the first time the second time is free
Oh and did I mention the pass mark for L4 Food Safety is 95% 

Hygiene Sue - Policies and Procedures

Hygiene Sue fully supports the principles of equality and diversity, safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults and the right to a fair assessment .We are committed to satisfying these principles in all our activities and published material. A copy of our policies and procedures are available here

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