RCTCBC Catering Services delivers training to a workforce of 800+ to maintain high standards and meet legislative requirements. This award-winning training provision is available to partner agencies, organisations, and independent individuals at a competitive price.

The choice is yours! We provide e-learning, traditional face-to-face (COVID-19 dependant) events or blended learning packages. 

Booking a course is simple: 

Step 1 - Choose your learning preference and subject

Learning Option 1: E-Learning

E-Learning gives individuals the opportunity to learn from the comfort of home, work at their own pace and earn Continual Professional Development (CPD) points. 

Why book through RCT Catering Services?

  • Each course is accessed through an online interactive e-learning portal provided by Highfield, and candidates’ are administered by Catering Services on your behalf.
  • The Training Team will issue the e-learning licenses direct to the candidate - all that is needed initially is a name, however an email address or contact telephone number will be needed for the unique log on details to be provided to the candidate.
  • A ‘Handy Tips’ guide to get the best out of the qualification.
  • If a candidate is struggling or wants clarification regarding any of the subject understanding/content, the training team will help support them via the telephone/email/Teams (during office hours).
  • If you are an Organisation procuring licenses on behalf of your employees, the training team can provide feedback on qualification progress, the amount of time spent in the learning programme, and once the qualification is complete, can forward you a copy of the e-certificate for your records. (Note, GDPR rules will apply).

A downloadable E-Book is provided with selected e-learning (and blended learning) options.

Table of Training Information
E-Learning SubjectStudy Time (Approximately)Prior Knowledge/Target AudienceCost per candidate* 
Food Safety Level 1                                                                  3 hours None - prior knowledge is desirable  £17.00

Food Safety Level 2

6 hours None - experience of working in a food environment is beneficial  £23.00
Food Safety Level 3 18 hours Food safety level 2 certification is advisable  £149.50
Introduction to Allergens 2 hours Designed for food handlers, or those with responsibility for managing food handlers.
This course is accredited by Allergy UK.
 £19.50
Health and Safety Level 1 2 hours Ideal for employee inductions or for anyone wishing to go on to achieve a level 2 health and safety qualification  £19.50
Health and Safety Level 2 3 hours An ideal introduction to health and safety for anyone working in a low to medium risk environment.  £25.00
Manual Handling 30-60 minutes Ideal for employee inductions, refresher training or anyone who will be involved in manual handling as part of their job role.  £18.00

 *Prices shown are per candidate, for bulk purchases a discounted price may be available.

Learning Option 2: Traditional Face-to-Face Delivery

Join an open access cohort at a fixed venue, or for larger numbers (10+), we may be able to come to your venue. A COVID Safe System of Operation will be implemented. Where Government guidance dictates, the number of attendees will be restricted. Each learner will be asked to provide a ‘Free from Covid symptoms’ declaration prior to attendance.

Table of Training Information
 Face-to-Face Subject - Food Safety                                                                       Delivery Time  Prior Knowledge                                                                                                   Cost Per Head
Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness in Catering (RQF)                3.5 hours Prior knowledge is desirable

 

£25
Level 2 Award in Food Safety Principles (RQF) 1 full day None - experience of working in a food environment is beneficial £49.50
Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (RQF) 3 full days Food safety level 2 certification is advisable £222
Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF) 1 full day Prior knowledge is desirable

 

£65

 

Table of Training Information
Face-to-Face Subject - First Aid                                                                                                                                                                  Delivery Time  Prior Knowledge/Target AudienceCost Per Head                  
First Aid at Work

(FAW – Level 3)


Blended Learning Option available (See below)  

3 days Suitable for those responsible for delivering First Aid in the workplace.

Covers all EFAW, plus major illnesses and injuries.
 £135
First Aid at Work Requalification

(FAW REQUAL – Level 3)

 

Blended Learning Option available (See below)  

2 days Suitable for those who hold an in-date FAW certificate and require refresher training. Evidence of certificate will be required.  £89
Emergency First Aid at Work

(EFAW – Level 3)

Supplementary on-line learning available

 1 day Suitable for those who need basic Life Saving skills in the workplace. 

 

Covers roles & responsibilities of a first aider, CPR & AED (Basic Life Support), choking, minor injuries.
 £55
Paediatric First Aid

(PFA – Level 3)

 

 Blended Learning Option available (See below)  

 2 days Suitable for those responsible for delivering Paediatric First Aid in the workplace.

 

Covers all EFAW, plus major illnesses and injuries. (0-8 years)
 £89
Emergency Paediatric First Aid

(EPFA – Level 3)


Supplementary on-line learning available

 1 day Suitable for those who need basic Life Saving skills for Paediatrics.

 

Covers roles & responsibilities of a first aider, CPR & AED (Basic Life Support), choking, major bleeding, minor injuries. (0-8 years)
 £59
Basic Life Support & Safe Use of Automated External Defibrillator
(BLS & AED – Level 2) 
Half-day Suitable for those who need basic Life Saving skills.

Covers CPR & AED (Basic Life Support)
 £35

Learning Option 3: Blended Learning

At no extra cost to the learner, this option provides an opportunity to undertake some of the learning on-line at their own leisure (prior to attending the course). The Course facilitator will undertake a knowledge check on day 1 before proceeding with any additional information/facilitating practical assessments.

 

Table of Training Information
Blended Learning Subject - First Aid                                                                                        Blended Option
First Aid at Work

(FAW – Level 3)

Replace 1 day of the 3 day

face-to-face experience with an e-learning package

First Aid at Work Requalification

(FAW REQUAL – Level 3)

Replace 1 day of the 2 day

face-to-face experience with an e-learning package

Emergency First Aid at Work

(EFAW – Level 3)

An introductory on-line learning package can be completed in advance of attendance, but this will not replace any face-to-face delivery time.

 

Note: This on-line package can be purchased in isolation to form a part of annual refresher training. Prices available upon request
Paediatric First Aid

(PFA – Level 3)

Replace 1 day of the 2 day
face-to-face experience with an e-learning package

 

Step 2 - Contact Us

If you wish to book a course or would like more information, please contact us by email or telephone.

Other Services

Catering Services also provides Quality Assurance Consultancy Services. Support Officers are available to monitor food quality and safety standards, conduct hygiene audits, give hygiene related advice and assist in developing Hazard Analysis documentation.

Payments 

E-Learning/Blended Learning - An invoice* and payment instructions will be issued by RCTCBC at the time of license purchase and is not refundable. 

Traditional Face-to-Face Learning – An invoice* will be issued by RCTCBC following the event. In the event that you are no longer able to attend the course, we would kindly ask that you provide us with a minimum of 72 hours’ notice. For cancellations after this period you may incur a charge.
*(A Journal Transfer option may be available for Internal RCTCBC departments – please provide your cost centre and detail code at the time of booking.)

Catering Services

 

Tel: 01443 281470

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