Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Training
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 practices in a food or drink factory. The course explains good and bad practices and procedures in more detail to complement learners’ existing food hygiene and safety knowledge. Understanding GMP is an important requirement for all workers in food manufacturing businesses and this course will help learners to comply with food safety law.
Developed by food safety professionals
Accredited by CPD
Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
Full audio voiceover
Approximate duration: 1 hour
On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
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.
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.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
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The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an
assessment at the end.
- Introduction to GMP – What is GMP? How is GMP different to food hygiene? Legal requirements and consequences of bad practice.
- Good and Bad Practices – Examples of good and bad practice, good housekeeping, good standards, hygiene policy and personal hygiene.
- Preventing 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.
- Workplace 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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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.
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.
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