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This guide covers important information on our accreditation credentials and the qualifications learners achieve from studying online with The Safer Food Group.
Updated for 2020, every course from The Safer Food Group features an accreditation package now matched by few Food Safety or Health & Safety online training providers. This includes a nationally recognised qualification from an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation (endorsed award or listed qualification) together with a CPD registered credit statement for those required to maintain a professional development portfolio.
All courses follow or exceed the Environmental Health Officer (EHO) approved syllabus and are subject to regular external audit by our Awarding Organisations, and feature a permanent learner study and achievement record that is available for EHO inspection. This accreditation package, together with our QA processes and accountability to Ofqual provide the basis of a strong due-diligence defence in the event of a serious breakdown safety leading to your individual or organisation’s possible involvement in a criminal prosecution.
Many other training providers cite Continued Professional Development (CPD) as their only accreditation. CPD is a low-cost voluntary professional development study hours statement, not a certificated qualification from an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation. We strongly recommend you compare our significant accreditation and certification investment with other providers before deciding.
All our courses feature the following:
- Accreditation by QUALIFI or RSPH, both Ofqual recognised UK Awarding Organisations.
- Lead to recognised qualifications (endorsed awards or listed qualifications) at Level 1, 2 or 3.
- Follow recognised syllabus approved by EHOs, HSE and appropriate professional standards.
- A permanent verifiable learner study and achievement record (due-diligence defence).