SPA Food Passport in Runcorn, Cheshire (Classroom)

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SPA Food Passport Course in Runcorn

The Safety Pass Alliance, or the SPA, is the most prominent safety passport awarding body in the UK. They offer courses related to a variety of industries, including the SPA Food Passport.

Who Needs this SPA Food Safety Passport?

You may require a food safety passport if you work in food manufacture, work on sites that involve food manufacture or handle food at all in your job.


If you hold any other safety qualifications, you may be exempt from sitting the first day of the 2 Day course. Please get in touch if you think you might hold an exemption as you may not need to attend both days.

Delivery Method

This course is delivered in a traditional classroom setting in Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 4NH.

Course Duration

2 Days

What does the 2-Day SPA Food Safety Passport Cover?

The SPA Food Safety Passport course covers the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction

Scope of food industry

Areas to cover:

  • Damage to food
  • Damage to people
  • Damage to environment

Facts and statistics:

  • Cost of food losses. Impact on business of food problems.
  • Accidents and ill health
  • Cost of breaches of environmental laws

Module 2: Food Protection

The problem – Contamination

  • Definition and types of contamination
    Biological contamination
    Chemical contamination
    Physical contamination

Prevention of contamination

  • Product safety
  • Personal hygiene


  • Basic hygiene legislation
  • Procedures
  • Implications for HACCP systems.
  • Implications for Quality Management Systems

Module 3: Environmental Protection


  • Dusts, fumes and odours
  • Materials handling and dusts. Asbestos.
  • Fires on site. Materials likely to cause problems
  • Emissions from equipment e.g. exhausts, LPG
  • Effects of air pollution on health and environment. 


  • Disposal of waste to watercourses and drains. Runoff water.
  • Types of waste likely to end up in watercourses/drains.
  • Effects of pollutants on marine life, sewage works water treatment.
  • On site treatment works
  • Legionella


  • Litter
  • Contamination of land by solid and liquid wastes
  • Clean up costs


  • Sources
  • Statutory nuisance
  • Good neighbour principle


  • Effects
  • Occurrence

Environmental Legislation

Control of waste on site

  • Materials storage
  • Materials disposal. Disposal options and special waste.
  • Environment Agency.
  • Implications for Environmental Management Systems

Module 4 : Health and Safety


  • Specific problems of food industry
  • Accident rates compared to other industries
  • Main causes of fatal, major and '3 day' accidents
  • Main occupational Health problems

Specific Health and Safety issues (not covered in Core Day)

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GSS Training is one of the leading training providers in the UK, training thousands of delegates a year in-house and on-site. We cater to all types of clients including Blue Chips, SMEs and individuals. Our courses are scheduled regularly. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and the outstanding quality of our training, as well as our friendly and welcoming trainers and staff. We strive to make your training experience as pleasant, interesting and informative as we can.

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