Food manufacture

Building, Equipment, Design and Maintenance

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

Gain knowledge and understanding of the importance of building, equipment, design and maintenance in a food factory and it's effects on food safety and staff safety. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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What will the course cover?

  • State the importance of equipment design and contamination
  • Understand the importance of equipment maintenance
  • Identify building maintenance requirements
  • Summarise how the location of a factory can affect the product and staff safety
  • Understand the reasoning behind a factory layout
  • Explain the high risk area food safety requirements
  • Describe how segregation is achieved in the high risk area
  • Identify key features inside a food factory building and state their purpose
  • State the purpose of adequate lighting and ventilation in the factory
  • Explain how monitoring of water facilities is monitored
  • Define staff facilities required in a food factory
  • List the key features hand wash facilities are equipped with