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Introduction to Environmental Awareness

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This course is delivered by Reaseheath College
Reaseheath Certificate in Introduction to Environmental Awareness

About this course

Provide an overview of the key environmental concerns around food manufacture and give employees the information required to make a difference to their sites.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand environmental laws and directives.
  • Understand why minimising energy usage is important and the benefits of doing so
  • How businesses affect the environment and learn ways businesses can improve to have a more positive impact
  • Learn how to save energy and water
  • Understand correct, safe waste management procedures
  • Understand the impact of product waste to drain
  • Understand the reporting procedures of product and chemical spills

Course length: 

1/2 day

Course Content

  • The local, regional and global environmental impact of the site
  • Environmental law, enforcement and penalties
  • Consent limits and measurement
  • Energy usage – the different types and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Usage of other utilities such as water
  • The polluting effect of food waste, the cost of treatment both on and off-site
  • Waste management systems and standards such as ISO 14000
  • Emergency procedures for spillage of product, chemicals and waste
  • Requirements for induction and ongoing training of staff
  • Process of implementing procedures for cleaning, disinfection, waste disposal and pest control
  • Importance of, and methods for temperature control within food manufacturing
  • Responsibilities of those working in a manufacturing environment when identifying hazards posed by, and procedures to control microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic contamination

For further information and cost contact Julie Bent on 01270 613191 or email

Register interest for this course today

The online with a tutor course cost is £70 per delegate
The classroom based course cost is £75 
The online with a tutor course cost with Accelerate grant is £42 per delegate
The classroom based course cost with Accelerate grant is £45 per delegate

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