CPCF Training Courses
All qualifications courses are detailed below, for other courses CTSI offer please view the professional training section.
Qualifications - CPCF information
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This unit will introduce you to the nature, structure and regulatory framework in the UK. In addition, you will be provided with a basic understanding of the legal system in the UK and the structure of the civil and criminal courts. You will learn the formation of contracts and the concept of obligations and liabilities within contracts.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge of business formation and the role of self-regulation as a means to maintaining compliance. You will explore the various agencies involved in this process. You will learn about the role of business advice as a means to developing an environment of compliance and understand how compliance is achieved, including the concept of Primary Authority.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge of core consumer protection legislation and processes which ensure a fair-trading environment within the UK. You will gain an understanding of the criminal and civil legislative mechanisms and the powers to enforce them. In addition, you will also learn the procedural framework for investigation and evidence gathering.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the legal metrology framework in the UK (and how it interacts with the EU). You will learn about the legal requirements for the principles of measurement of mass, length, volume follow and density. You will learn how to examine and test equipment and apply your regulatory powers and take appropriate enforcement action when errors are identified.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge and key understanding of the application of feed law. You will learn about the legal requirements in relation to food standards, including formal sampling, their application to food. Additionally, you will learn about how food affects health and well-being.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge of key investigative practices; principles; processes and legal controls on conducting an investigation into a breach of legislation. Regardless of whether or not it is criminal or civil in nature. You will gain an understanding of the criminal and civil legislative mechanisms and controls, to allow for effective enforcement and regulation. You will also learn in detail the procedural framework for investigation and evidence gathering.
“ The day is preparation for the Food Oral examination. There will be an initial presentation outlining what the candidates can expect from the exam. This will be followed by individual mock examinations, given by the trainer, to allow the candidates some experience of exam conditions.”
The day is centred on preparation for the feed oral examination. The tutor will go through the expectations of the examiner and with case scenarios will prepare candidates on what is expected of them in order to successfully pass the examination. The day will also assist in preparation for the written examination and the practical application of the law.
This is a course suitable as an add-on course for Officers taking the CPCF Unit 4 Food Standards qualification and for current Authorised Food Officers seeking a “refresher”. It will provide 4 hours CPPD to an Authorised Food Officer. It can also contribute to Officers CPCF portfolio tasks.