Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Training

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Good Manufacturing Practice
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This Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) training course provides learners with a thorough understanding of food hygiene practices that are specific to food manufacturing premises, focusing on the specific day-to-day processes in a food or drink factory.

This course was last audited on: 13th March 2023
  • Developed by food safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1 hour
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

Aims of the course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand what GMP means and how it is relevant to food manufacturing businesses.
  • Be aware of the good manufacturing practices that should be followed and the bad practices that should be avoided.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining good personal and premises hygiene standards.
  • Have an awareness of HACCP, its benefits and how it helps to ensure food safety.
  • Understand the correct procedures to follow for breakages, cleaning and maintenance.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

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

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content

1Introduction to GMP

What is GMP? How is GMP different to food hygiene? Legal requirements and consequences of bad practice.

2Good and Bad Practices

Examples of good and bad practice, good housekeeping, good standards, hygiene policy and personal hygiene.

3Preventing Allergenic Contamination

What is HACCP and why is HACCP important? The benefits of HACCP, the seven principles of HACCP, prerequisites, example of HACCP, the HACCP plan, critical control points, critical limits, how HACCP affects you and product recalls.

4Workplace Hygiene

Breakage procedure, other common foreign bodies, personal hygiene, hand washing, reporting sickness, cleaning, cleaning documentation, maintenance, maintenance contractors and pest control.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Who should take this course?

This GMP Training course is suitable for workers of all levels in food/drink manufacturing businesses. Everyone who works in food manufacturing, whether handling the food directly or not, needs to be aware of the procedures and practices that must be followed to ensure food safety.

It’s advised that learners also complete a Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety in Manufacturing course alongside this Good Manufacturing Practice training.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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